Friday, March 6, 2015

Stock Analysis of Unilever

Unilever PLC (UL) operates as a fast-moving consumer goods company in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. This international dividend achiever has paid dividends since 1937, and has increased dividends for 19 years in a row.

The company's last dividend increase was in June 2014 when the Board of Directors approved a 5.90% increase in the quarterly distribution to 28.50 eurocents /share. The company's peer group includes Nestle (NSRGY) and Procter & Gamble (PG).

Over the past decade this dividend growth stock has delivered an annualized total return of 10.30% to its US shareholders.


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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Keep It Simple

When I look at investing in a company, I think of the KISS principle.
A design/engineering principle noted by the US Navy in 1960, it’s an acronym that originally stood for: Keep it simple, stupid. You can use another variation of it that is perhaps less offensive, like keep it simple and straightforward. But the point remains that, in investing, simple is oftentimes better.
And simplicity, or a greater degree of it, is what I love so much about dividend growth investing. You’re basically boiling down the thousands of publicly traded stocks into a much more manageable list of a few hundred. Even better, that process screens out most of the junk, because you simply can’t increase dividends for decades on end without generating profit/cash flow growth in kind.


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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

16 Large Caps With Skyrocket Dividends

Dividend growth is important, no discussion about that. Many analysts and investors say that a fast growing dividend is a result of a rosy business which runs very well.

Others research studies say that high dividend raiser perform better than the market.


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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Which Stocks To Buy Now?

A very good question for investors is "what kind of stocks should I buy now?"

I often ask myself and think around many industries in order to get the best results. For sure, my focus is always on dividends and dividend growth. Better if the company buy back own shares.


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