Tag Archives: Microsoft

Shell’s capital allocation program is risky

UK-Netherland energy giant Royal Dutch Shell has for decades been a fantastic investment for long term oriented dividend investors. The company has delivered returns of over 14 % annualized since 1911 and from World War II to 2020, Royal Dutch Shell has never cut its dividend. For decades, the average …

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Roche’s spin-off jewel Givaudan

Short term, stock markets are a popularity contest In 2000, in the midst of a huge tech-driven bull market, Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Roche announced that it would spin-off its fragrances and flavors division, creating a separate company to be publicly listed on the Swiss stock exchange under the name Givaudan. Roche, …

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Challenging Kellogg the breakfast giant

There are a couple of businesses that play a role in literally everyone’s life. For instance, each day I use Microsoft software at work, use my i-phone and i-pad from Apple to communicate with my friends, I “google” and write e-mails with Gmail, my family members shop via Amazon and …

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Just let your winning stocks run

Stop trying to avoid book losses Professional and retail investors alike often stress the importance of “cutting losers and underperformers fast”. In essence, the rationale behind selling out stock positions that have been laggards in a portfolio is twofold: The first percentage points in book losses have the largest impact …

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ARK ETF in a Dividend Portfolio

The leader in disruptive company stock holdings Cathie Wood, founder and CEO of investment firm ARK Investment Management LLC (Ark Invest) has built an amazingly interesting group of actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), focusing solely on disruptive innovations, giving “investors the opportunity to participate in long-term growth in the public markets …

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Getting paid each month with Dividends

The beauty of passive income sources Investing in dividend-paying stocks is one of the easiest and most rewarding ways to establish an ever-increasing and reliable passive income stream. In contrast to active income (from a job), passive income is not (directly) linked to time. As a shareholder of The Coca-Cola …

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SavyFox May 2021 Dividend Roundup

Welcome to our very first monthly Dividend Roundup! On our website, we share our real investor SavyFox portfolio which consists of Dividend Paying Shareholdings and Tech Growth Stocks The purpose is to generate over time substantial book gains plus passive income in form of shareholder distributions from the dividend paying …

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Amazon’s stock is not overvalued

When it comes to Tech Giants such as Alphabet, Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon, one of the false Standard Investment Narrative people sometimes take is that these stocks have run ahead of themselves, that an overly optimistic perspective has been taken and that the high multiples (Price Earning Ratio; PE-Ratio) …

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Alphabet stock keeps climbing so smoothly

It is rare to see shares of High-Quality Businesses trading at a very reasonable price for several years in a row. Just look at Google’s parent company Alphabet. Isn’t it crazy that for instance from 2017 to 2020 you could have bought one stock of that wonderful business for around …

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Should Adobe pay out dividends?

When it comes to Dividend Growth Investing, putting money to work in high-quality businesses that have the growth potential to sustainably hike their shareholder distributions for decades is a key success factor. As a long-term oriented investor looking for reliable passive income sources, you want to have pieces of companies …

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