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Skate to where the puck is going
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Skate to where the puck is going

As a dividend growth investor, my goal is to buy stock in a company that fits certain criteria. In general I look for: – A streak of consecutive annual dividend increases – Rising earnings per share over the past decade – A dividend payout ratio that is not too high  – An attractive valuation Once...

Sixteen companies delivering value to their shareholders
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Sixteen companies delivering value to their shareholders

A dividend increase shows a commitment to enhancing total shareholder returns through both strong business performance and returning cash to shareholders. It is a testament to a diligent capital allocation and management framework, and it reinforces our commitment to deliver value for our shareholders. The increase in the dividend highlights the board of directors confidence...

Who owns US stocks? - Dividend Growth Investor
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Who owns US stocks? – Dividend Growth Investor

I recently saw an interesting chart, that shows the evolution of ownership of US stocks over the past 55 years. This study analyzed the ownership of US corporate equity and analyzed continuing trends. It found that foreigners now hold about 40 percent of total US equity, retirement accounts about 30 percent, and taxable accounts about...

The Oracle of Buffalo - Dividend Growth Investor
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The Oracle of Buffalo – Dividend Growth Investor

I like to profile successful dividend investors, who come from humble beginnings, invest their savings patiently for decades, live frugally and end up making a difference in their communities. One such example is Stephanie Mucha. She was a nurse, who invested in stocks for several decades, who ended up donating over $5 million to charity....

Adaptability - Dividend Growth Investor
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Adaptability – Dividend Growth Investor

Warren Buffett is one of the best investors in the world. The reason why he’s so famous is that he has managed to compound money at an above average rate of return for over 70 years.  If you look at this chart of historical returns of famous investors, you would notice an interesting fact.  The...