Adding Hershey to Top 100

Consumer staples stocks have lagged the market by a wide margin over the past year. Hershey's shares have fallen along with the sector. Margins are getting compressed so rapidly across the sector along as commodity inflation increases. Hershey's stock price has dropped by 20 percent as the sector has been out of favor and Hershey’s adjusted gross [...]

2 Premier Healthcare Dividend Stocks in 2018

The S&P 500 is currently trading at a forward P/E ratio of 17.1. The current valuation of the stock market is well above the 5-year average (15.1) and its 10-year average (14.4) as well. That is making it difficult for dividend investors to find new potential candidates for purchase, especially after the election rally.  Many stocks within the [...]

Top 100 Monthly Performance 11.30.17

Company Ticker MTD YTD L Brands Inc LB 31.67 -11.19 Qualcomm Inc QCOM 31.17 5.18 The Kroger Co KR 25.53 -23.65 Gap Inc GPS 24.32 47.06 GGP Inc GGP 20.76 -3.28 Viacom Inc VIAB 17.85 -17.61 Hormel Foods Corp HRL 16.98 6.66 Kohl’s Corp KSS 14.87 0.49 Fluor FLR 12.35 -6.63 CVS Health Corp CVS [...]

Updated Top 100 Rankings

New Top 100 Stocks Added: Novo Nordisk, Boston Properties, Bristol Myers, Emerson Electric, Hormel Foods, The Mosaic Co., Apache Oil, Realty Income, Agrium Inc., Fluor, and Philip Morris International. Deleted Top 100 Stocks: Ford Motor, Toronto Dominion Bank, UnitedHealth Group, Boeing Co., Chevron, Praxair Inc., Halliburton, AvalonBay Communities, BASF SE, Apple and Potash Corp. Ranking Stock Name [...]

Top 100 Monthly Performance 4.30.17

Company Ticker MTD Novo Nordisk A/S NVO 12.84 L Brands Inc LB 12.12 Société Générale ADR SCGLY 9.12 Gap Inc GPS 8.81 McDonald’s Corp MCD 7.96 Quest Diagnostics Inc DGX 7.91 Invesco Ltd IVZ 7.54 UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH 6.63 United Technologies Corp UTX 6.04 CVS CareMark CVS 5.66 State Street Corporation STT 5.39 Unilever [...]

3 Attractive French ADR Dividend Stocks

3 Attractive French ADR Dividend Stocks

U.S. dividend investors should think outside the box in finding undervalued dividend stocks.  Nearly one-third of our Top 100 stocks are located outside the U.S and trade as ADRs, or American Depository Receipts.  Foreign stocks now provide higher dividend yields than their U.S. counterparts, especially in Europe.  Although many of these ADRs have infrequent trading [...]

Top 100 Quarterly Performance 3.31.17

Company Ticker MTD QTD Viacom Inc VIAB 7.76 33.39 Philip Morris International In PM 4.2 24.54 Seagate Technology PLC STX -3.38 21.98 Unilever UN 4.97 21.83 Coach Inc COH 9.39 18.98 Oracle Corp ORCL 4.74 16.41 Darden Restaurants Inc DRI 12.04 15.83 Siemens AG SIEGY 5.38 15.06 Cardinal Health CAH 0.77 13.93 Medtronic PLC MDT [...]