Tag Archives: Dividend Ideas

How I use Excel to analyze stocks

Programs such as Excel, Access, etc. how become incredibly powerful and can be powerful tools in the hands of the individual investor. I’ll share my experience with a program I developed in Excel that has become invaluable for me.  This is not … Continue reading

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Is Eastman Chemical Close To A Long Term Buy?

Overview: Eastman Chemical Company (EMN) is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, chemicals, and fibers. Eastman began business in 1920 for the purpose of producing chemicals for Eastman Kodak Company’s photographic business. The … Continue reading

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How Safe Is Windstream’s Dividend?

Our first article on Windstream (WIN) concluded: Waiting to see how the second half develops may be the prudent path before allocating new or additional cash toward this investment. The day the article was published Windstream closed at 11.27. While … Continue reading

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Has Frontier Communications Turned The Corner?

The key for Frontier Communications (FTR) turning the corner is to show improvements in revenue trends which ripple through the financials affecting free cash flow and by default the safety of the dividend.  Let’s face it investors in Frontier are … Continue reading

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GameStop’s Price And Dividend: Value Trap Or Opportunity?

Background (Source) GameStop Corp. (GME), headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world’s largest multichannel video game retailer. GameStop’s retail network includes 6,650 company-operated stores in 15 countries worldwide and online at GameStop.com. The network also includes: Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based … Continue reading

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Do Frontier Communications’ Pension Obligations Pose A Threat To The Dividend?

Past comments on various Frontier Communications (FTR) articles have expressed concern the funding gap in the retirement and pension funds would start eating into cash required for capital expenditures, debt reduction and the biggest worry, dividends, especially if the unfunded … Continue reading

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The Many Faces Of Microsoft

It’s been almost two years since we said the following in a previous article: Microsoft (MSFT) continues to churn out impressive results in spite of fear the Windows division cash cow era will come to an end. The intense focus … Continue reading

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