- Brown-Forman is currently undergoing a major transformation. It sold its Southern Comfort and Tuaca trademarks in 2016 and has made some acquisitions in the past couple of years.
- Brown-Forman is a Dividend Aristocrat having increased its dividend for 33 years in a row. It has also paid dividends for 71 years in a row and has occasionally paid special dividends.
- While Brown-Forman certainly has a loyal following from an investment perspective, I suggest that all is not well and a “wait and see” approach is probably wise.
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On December 5, 1996, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan made his famous speech wherein he asked if “Irrational Exuberance” had begun to play a role in the increase of certain asset prices. Looking at Netflix’s current stock valuation I spell Irrational Exuberance: NETFLIX. Continue reading “I Spell Irrational Exuberance: NETFLIX”
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Becoming financially free by following a sound investment strategy has been at the forefront of my mind for as long as I can remember. Fortunately, many years ago I came to terms with my strengths and weaknesses as they relate to investing which enabled me to formulate 10 investment commandments for early financial freedom.
In this post I share my 10 Investment Commandments which helped me become financially free several years before the typical retirement age of 65+ years. My 10 Investment Commandments