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New Benjamin Graham List Names, 3 Ideal Dogs For March



  • These 70 Graham Stocks were screened for revenue, assets, long-term-debt, and EPS growth as of Feb. 25, 2021, based on Graham's established criteria.
  • Of the 70, representing all eleven Morningstar Sectors, 40 pay dividends. Broker targeted top 10 Graham dividend-paying net-gainers ranged 9.08%-26.73% topped by RGR and DHI as of 2/25/21.
  • By yield, PGR now leads all top 10 Graham yields from TRV, FAST, TROW, HSCG, WSO, ABBV, GPLI, RGR, SAFT, UVE, & PGR. The ten averaged 3.57%. Graham's top 10 by broker target price upsides from JBSS, NVR, NTGR, JOUT, CRUS, DHI, SMCI, IPGP, FB, and HOFT averaged 27.18%, per analyst estimates.
  • $5k invested February 25 in the five top-yield lowest-priced Graham stocks showed 12.7% more net-gain than from $5k invested all the top ten. Little (lower-priced) equities lead these new February 40 Graham Dividend stocks.
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While more than 90% of this collection of now 40 Graham Dividend stocks are too pricey to justify their skinny dividends, three of the top 10 by yield live up to the ideal of offering annual dividends (from a $1K investment) exceeding their price per share.

In the current market advance, it's still possible for Universal Insurance Holdings Inc (UVE), Sturm, Ruger & Company (RGR), and Healthcare Services Group Inc (HCSG), to stay fairly priced with their annual yield (from $1K invested) meeting or exceeding their single share prices at this time.

As we approach the anniversary of the 2020 Ides of March dip, the time to snap up those three top yield Graham dogs is now - unless another big bearish drop in price looms ahead. (At which time your strategy would be to add to your position in any of the five you then hold.)

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Predict 9.08% To 26.73% Top Ten Graham Net Gains To February, 2022

Three of the 10 top Aristocrats by yield were verified as being among the top 10 gainers for the coming year based on analyst one-year target prices. (They are tinted gray in the chart below). Thus, this yield-based March forecast for Graham dividend stocks (as graded by Brokers) was 30% accurate.

Projections based on estimated dividend returns from $1,000 invested in each of the highest yielding stocks and their aggregate one-year analyst median target prices, as reported by YCharts, created the 2020-21 data points. Note: target prices by lone analysts were not applied. Ten probable profit-generating trades projected to Feb. 25, 2022, were:

Source: YCharts.com

D.R. Horton Inc (DHI) was projected to net $267.30, based on a median of target estimates from twenty-three analysts, plus dividends, less broker fees. The Beta number showed this estimate subject to risk/volatility 64% greater than

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