I attempt to screen and purchase undervalued dividend growth stocks. These companies have increased their dividend for at least 15 years and have a lower than average price to earnings (PE) ratio, a higher operating margin, a low price to book, a reasonable dividend yield and payout ratio. This is easily my favorite part of my financial empire.
Every month, I buy a lot or two (a lot is currently defined as $500) of a stock that meets certain value metrics and has increased their dividend every year for at least 20 years. For the first time this year we had a pretty good pull back in the markets in the past few weeks, and since we have another month underway figured it was good enough time as any to see if any consistent dividend growth stocks took an unexpected larger beating. Screening for Undervalued Dividend Growth Companies Dividend Growth History The very first hurdle that a company has to [...]