While I tend to prefer investing in businesses with a long history of rising dividends, there are some companies that I believe still make attractive investments for the long haul. I believe Merlin Entertainments PLC (LSE: MERL LN) is one of those companies that despite not having a long dividend history, would make an ideal investment. Continue reading
Marketing and communications giant Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) boosted its quarterly dividend 9% or 5 cents to 60 cents per share.
While OMC and other such stocks have taken a beating recently, I still think the Company is an attractive hold and I am taking the 15% drop in price since I first made mention of the stock on November 30th 2016 in stride. As at the close of business on October 16th, OMC is changing hands for less than 15 times future earnings.
Take a look below to read why I believe in this Company:
Following my first “Boring Is Beautiful” post which highlighted insurance broker and risk management specialist Marsh & McLennan Companies (see Boring Is Beautiful: Marsh & McLennan Companies), logistics major C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: CHRW) is another company which I believe deserves an investor’s attention. Continue reading
Six of my nine picks are in the black.
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE: CHD), my favorite consumer goods company, just split its stock two for one on September 2…its fourth stock split since 1999.
http://www.splithistory.com has a pretty good write-up on how CHD has done after splits were factored in.
WARNING: ITS PRETTY GOOD!
PACCAR (NYSE: PCAR) is one of the largest manufacturers of premium light, medium, and heavy duty vehicles in the world. However, the Company thinks of itself as a technology business involved in truck manufacturing…truck or technology, I believe PACCAR offers good long-term value for investors. Lets take a look at the Company’s last five years shall we? Continue reading
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If you have ever test-driven a new or used car in the U.S., U.K, or Germany…chances are good that the car was from a dealership operated by Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: PAG), a Fortune 500 company with more than 300 franchises covering 40 different vehicle brands. Lets see if that glorious “new car” smell extends to PAG as a long-term investment shall we: Continue reading
You’d have to be living under a rock to not know about the amazing growth of warehouse club shopping. I mean everyone has heard of Costco, right? However, many investors may not have heard of PriceSmart, Inc. PriceSmart is to the Caribbean and Central America what Costco is to the United States: A great place for great deals on hundreds of everyday items.