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Utility Companies Between 1929 and 1992
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Utility Companies Between 1929 and 1992

I enjoy collecting old pieces of information, which aid me in my research. A few years ago, I started collecting old editions of Moody’s Stock Manuals when they were available for sale at low prices at Amazon or Ebay. I was browsing through the 1993 Moody’s Manual of Dividend Achievers, and found the following chart...

Eight Dividend Growth Stocks Raising Distributions
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Eight Dividend Growth Stocks Raising Distributions

I review the list of dividend increases every week, as part of my monitoring process. I usually focus my attention on the companies with a ten year streak of annual dividend increases, and then review each company using my criteria. I am always on the lookout for new ideas, and to determine if my existing...

Procter & Gamble (PG) Raises Dividends For 66th Consecutive Year
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Procter & Gamble (PG) Raises Dividends For 66th Consecutive Year

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) provides branded consumer packaged goods to consumers in North and Latin America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Greater China, India, the Middle East, and Africa. It operates in five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care; and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The company increased its quarterly dividend...

The Best Time to Buy US Stocks
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The Best Time to Buy US Stocks

The best buy signal to invest in US stocks has been when companies drastically reduce buying back stock. That occurred in 2008 – 2009 and in 2020. Source: S&P Global Companies tend to initiate share buybacks when share prices are high, and they are flush with cash. Then they end up cancelling them, or not...

99% of Buffett's Wealth Came After Age 56
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99% of Buffett’s Wealth Came After Age 56

In a meeting with Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos asked him:  “Your investment thesis is so simple. You’re one of the richest guys in the world and it’s so simple. Why doesn’t everyone just copy you?” Warren Buffett responded by saying: “Because nobody wants to get rich slowly.” The power of compounding is truly visible with...

Do not time the market
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Do not time the market

“Timing the market is a fool’s game, whereas time in the market is your greatest natural advantage.”  – Nick Murray I am a firm believer in the concept of buy and hold investing. I invest regularly every single month, in a group of attractively valued companies. I do not accumulate cash, waiting for a crash,...

Warren Buffett's Investment in GEICO
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Warren Buffett’s Investment in GEICO

Warren Buffett needs no introduction. If you have read “The Snowball“, you would know that he was entrepreneurial and focused on investments and making money from an early age. Back when he was 20, he set a goal to work for Ben Graham. He learned everything there is about him, and his investment style. He...

Five Dividend Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With High Raises
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Five Dividend Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With High Raises

I review the list of dividend increases weekly, as part of my portfolio monitoring process. I usually narrow the list down to companies with at least a ten year history of annual dividend increases. The next involves reviewing each company in sufficient detail, in order to determine if dividend increases are based on solid fundamentals. This review...