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Why HollyFrontier Corporation Is An Attractive Addition To Your Portfolio


HollyFrontier Corporation (HFC) is an independent petroleum refiner with operations throughout the mid-continent, southwestern and Rocky Mountain regions. The new entity was created on July 1, 2011, when Holly Corporation merged with Frontier Oil Corporation. Subsidiaries of HollyFrontier Corporation produce … Continue reading

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Frontier Communications Has A Serious Revenue Problem


INTRODUCTION In our last article we said Frontier Communications’ (FTR) major challenge is to stop the continuous bleed in revenue.  Frontier Communications released their 2013 first quarter results on May 6.  Based on the revenue challenge ahead of them this … Continue reading

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Is Now The Time To Buy Into CenturyLink’s Generous Yield?


INTRODUCTION: CenturyLink (CTL) surprised the market on February 13 by reducing the quarterly dividend to 54 cents from 72.5 cents per share.  Why? Cash taxes are expected to increase substantially starting in 2015.  The problem is not unique to CTL.  … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Buy Into Windstream’s Very High Yield?


INTRODUCTION: In our last article we concluded that, “Waiting to see how the second half develops may be the prudent path before allocating new or additional cash toward this investment.” The stock was trading at $9.41. Now that the second … Continue reading

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Introducing Telular, A Stock With A Generous Yield


INTRODUCTION: Telular (WRLS) released its first quarter results on January 31. Management exceeded expectations on both top and bottom lines but cash levels fell short due to reasons discussed later. We have been writing about Telular on SA since August … Continue reading

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What Is Wrong With Microsoft?


INTRODUCTION: Microsoft’s (MSFT) stock has been range bound for the last decade while revenues and EPS more than doubled.  The five year period covering 1996-2001 the top line was growing at a CAGR over 20%.  In 2001 the P/E was … Continue reading

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What Is Wrong With Intel?


INTRODUCTION: At the writing of our last Intel article, the stock was trading at $26.68. The stock has been backtracking ever since, trading at $21.25 at the time of this writing. So what, if anything, is wrong with Intel (INTC)? … Continue reading

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Frontier Communications Changes Its Focus


INTRODUCTION: We have been writing about Frontier Communications (FTR) on SA since late February 2011 when the stock was at $6.93 (adjusted for dividends). The stock closed at $4.81, down 31% at the time of this writing. The current attraction … Continue reading

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Telular: A Value And Dividend Growth Story In The Making


INTRODUCTION: Telular (WRLS) released its fourth quarter and fiscal year results on Tuesday, November 6. Management not only exceeded our expectations but raised forward guidance and increased the dividend nine percent. The yield exceeds 4% at the time of this … Continue reading

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Frontier Communications’ Dividend: How Safe Is Safe?


We noted in our last article that Frontier Communication’s (FTR) dividend was safe through 2013 but predicated this on the following: FTR follows through with the following statement in the 8-K: “We plan to have ample cash to pay down … Continue reading

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