Sorry for the title folks, but I couldn’t think of a catchier one. 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!
Sometimes “simple” businesses can be the most attractive (and profitable) to own for the long haul. Continue reading
I’m glad to be back after a six month hiatus. Look out for more analysis and stock picks. In the meantime, I have updated the “My Scorecard” page to track how my picks have been doing.
Global stock markets have taken investors on a wild ride since the beginning of the year and indications are that we are still in for more and possibly similarly large ‘bumps’ along the road as 2016 chugs along. Continue reading
As I consider myself to be a long-term investor, I take short-term disappointment in stride…not a few months does a successful investment make. Having said that, periodic performance reviews should be undertaken to ensure the ‘story’ that lead you to invest in the business in the first place has not materially changed (i.e. obsolescence, regime change etc.) and the businesses are still attractive for the long haul. Continue reading