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Exited American Greetings: 36.62% Total Return in 15 Months

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As you probably know, American Greetings (AM) is going private. A group of the founding family members (Weiss) have offered $18.20/share and the board has accepted the offer. The deal is expected to close in Jul 2013. I recommended and bought the stock first in Dec 2011. Over the last 15 months, I have added […]

47 Top Dividend Stocks for April 2012

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For investors searching for dividend yield, the amount of dividends paid is as important as whether the dividend can be sustained or even grown over time. For a value investor, it makes sense to look at dividend paying stocks as these stocks have a way of realizing value with each dividend payment. For this edition […]

Best Dividend Stocks Based on Valuation

In today‚Äôs screen I pick out 5 dividend stocks with nice yields and low valuation based on earnings and/or book value. These companies maintain a payout ratio of less than 50% so the dividends are relatively safe. Additionally, I screen for stocks below $1.5 Billion in market value to give a good selection of smaller […]