Utility Forecaster

Roger Conrad founded the Utility Forecaster newsletter in 1989. He tracks a more than 250 essential services securities, employing a rigorous five-stage methodology that includes a proprietary safety rating system and a value index that compares prospective total returns with a security's current ratio...
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Three Best Dividend-Paying Tech Stocks

Michael Dell has succeeded in his bid to buy out investors in the company he founded, Dell (DELL), and take it private with help from private-equity firm Silver Lake, Microsoft (MSFT) and a group of investment banks. Shareholders will be getting about $13.65 share,...
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Dividend Edition: Two Dividend-Paying Stocks

One of the benefits of being an income investor is that focusing on dividend-paying stocks automatically screens out companies without any revenues. Speculative starts ups, biotechs and other hopefulls simply don't have the cash to dole out to their investors. Dividends essentially act a..
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Dividend Edition: The Importance of Free Cash Flow

Today I want to share a recent feature article from Hendershot Investments, a quarterly newsletter focused on conservative, high-quality (or HI-quality, for Hendershot Investments) companies for the long-term investor, many of which pay dividends. Editor Ingrid Hendershot wrote the following essay on the of...
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