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Make Financial Freedom One of Your Strategic Goals

This post originally appeared as a guest post on DivGro on August 16, 2017. Summary Make financial freedom one of your strategic goals. You have to know where you stand and where you want to end up. Have a game plan or else you merely have a dream and not a goal. Be sure you [...]

By |August 19th, 2017|General Investing|Comments Off on Make Financial Freedom One of Your Strategic Goals

Dividend Yield Should Not Drive Your Stock Selection Process

I received an email from a new follower asking me for my opinion regarding Southern Company (NYSE: SO) given that it has a dividend yield of ~4.75%. I quickly looked at the 5 year compound average dividend growth rate (“CADGR”) and noticed an anemic 3.50%. This brings me to the objective of this post which [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|General Investing|Comments Off on Dividend Yield Should Not Drive Your Stock Selection Process

Broadridge Financial Solutions Stock Analysis – It Continues to Meet My Expectations

Summary As a long-term Broadridge investor I am pleased with its FY2017 results and optimistic it will meet its FY2018 projections. Both were released August 10, 2017. Broadridge continues to make bolt-on acquisitions to enhance its product/service offering with the Spence Johnson acquisition being the most recent. The repurchase of Issued and Outstanding shares and [...]

By |August 11th, 2017|Equity Investing|Comments Off on Broadridge Financial Solutions Stock Analysis – It Continues to Meet My Expectations

ADP Stock Analysis FY2017 – Pershing Square’s Interference is Not Warranted

Summary This ADP Stock Analysis is based on FY 2017 results as at June 30, 2017 and FY2018 projections. ADP is currently the 3rd most heavily shorted company in the data processing and outsourced services sector. Pershing Square Capital Management L.P. has accumulated an 8% stake and has put forth an amended proposal in an [...]

By |August 11th, 2017|Equity Investing|Comments Off on ADP Stock Analysis FY2017 – Pershing Square’s Interference is Not Warranted

Enbridge Inc. Stock Analysis – An Investment Opportunity Right Under My Nose

Summary This Enbridge stock analysis is based on Q2 2017 results and management's forecast for the remainder of fiscal 2017 which was presented August 3, 2017. Enbridge has excellent long-term growth opportunities and currently has one of the strongest portfolios of in-service and future growth pipeline projects. It currently has $31B of diversified low-risk projects [...]

By |August 7th, 2017|General Investing|Comments Off on Enbridge Inc. Stock Analysis – An Investment Opportunity Right Under My Nose

Featured in The Globe and Mail ‘Me and My Money’ Column

After having read a post I wrote about Brookfield Asset Management (TSX: BAM.a), Larry Macdonald of The Globe and Mail reached out to me inquiring whether I would be interested in being featured in his weekly column. Here is the link to his column in which I am featured. You may want to check out [...]

By |August 6th, 2017|About Me|Comments Off on Featured in The Globe and Mail ‘Me and My Money’ Column