Kimberly-Clark (KMB) is a consumer products company that manufactures and sells personal care products. Brands investors will recognize include Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Depends, Kleenex, Cottonelle and Viva paper towels. The company also has a professional segment selling workplace health/safety products such as soaps, sanitizers, tissues and towels. They also operate a health care segment providing medical [...]
Earlier this month I was trying to decide what stock to purchase between three choices. One company I was considering was Lorillard, Inc (LO). Ultimately I decided to go with a company I already knew more about but I decided I wanted to take a deeper look [...]
The following is a guest post written by Mike from The Dividend Guy Blog and Dividend Stock Analysis. Mike has an MBA in financial services and writes about dividend investing since 2010. His goal is to use dividend growth power to retire early.
When I was a kid, I always wanted [...]
I’m excited to announce that I have recently put together a free monthly newsletter that I will be sending out for Dividend Growth Stock Investing readers that are interested! I have plans to send out a newsletter issue each month about dividend growth investing.
Each monthly issue will include:
An overview of current stock market [...]
General Mills (GIS) is one of the leading consumer foods companies. They are the maker and seller of famous brands such as Cheerios, Wheaties, Total, Chex, Betty Crocker, Bisquick, Hamburger Helper, Yoplait yogurt and Progresso soups. The food business has been good for General Mills as it has allowed them to pay yearly increasing dividends to [...]
When it comes to buying stocks, one of the most important pieces of advice is to not overpay. The price you pay for the companies you buy can make or break your investment. Even a bad company could turn out to be a great investment if you buy it at a great price while even [...]
Microsoft (MSFT) is the largest independent maker of software. Microsoft develops and sells software products for a wide range of computing devices. Most people will be familiar with Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Microsoft has a computing operating system known as Windows which is prevalent in most PC’s on the market. [...]
The United States is heading towards what is being called a “Fiscal Cliff” that could potentially damper stock market returns and plummet the U.S. back into a recession. In order to avoid this outcome, Congress must act by January 1st to come up with a solution.
What is the Fiscal Cliff
The Fiscal Cliff refers [...]
One of the great advantages of dividend growth stock investing is that you don’t have to be a slave to your portfolio. You aren’t a day trader staring at charts on your computer all day long. You don’t have to check your portfolio daily, weekly or even monthly if you don’t want to. You can [...]
Deere & Co. (DE) is the largest manufacturer of farm equipment in the world. Deere makes many of the tractors that help farmers work the land produce food for consumers. They are also a large producer of construction and forestry equipment as well as lawn and garden equipment. Deere is a global company as about [...]