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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Stock Analysis

Johnson & Johnson is an investment holding company involved in the research and development, manufacture and sale of pharmaceuticals, hygienic products, and surgical equipment. The company is one of the most trusted brands in the world.

JNJ it one of the most consistent earnings grower in history with 32 consecutive years of adjusted earning increases and 54 consecutive years of dividend increases. This is a phenomenal record of growth and consistency.

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Wal-Mart (WMT) Stock Analysis

Wal-Mart Stores Inc operates over 11,500 discount retail stores that serve over 260 million customers a week in 28 different countries. Retail is in a period of disruption. Customers want great prices and the ultimate in convenience. Wal-Mart is investing heavily in people and technology to deliver the shopping experience customers want. Is the stock a good investment?

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Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Dividend Stock Analysis

The Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) dividend has been paid since 1972 and increased for 40 consecutive years; qualifying the company as a Dividend Aristocrat and Dividend Champion.

Walgreens Boots Alliance is the result of the merger of Walgreens and Alliance Boots (Switzerland based) in December 2014. The combined company operates in more that 25 countries and employs more than 370,000 people.

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Air Products & Chemicals Dividend Stock Analysis (APD)

Air Products & Chemicals is the world’s largest supplier of hydrogen and helium. Many Air Products customers have reliability of supply as their #1 priority. This is a major competitive advantage for APD.

Consolidation has produced an industry where the top four companies (including Air Products) capture nearly 80% of the industry revenues. This provides a better environment for maintaining healthy margins than APD has dealt with in the past.

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PepsiCo Dividend Stock Analysis (PEP)

PepsiCo (PEP) is the global leader in the manufacture, marketing, and distributor of beverages (50%) and snacks (50%). The company is # 2 only to Coca-Cola in beverages, and # 1 in snacks. Profits are derived evenly (approx. 50/50) from the United States and international.

PepsiCo has a wide economic moat because of its dominant snack brands. Competitive advantages include economies of scale, an adapting product line, strategic assets, and barriers to entry.

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Colgate-Palmolive (CL) Dividend Stock Analysis

Colgate-Palmolive (CL) has paid a dividend since 1895 and increased its dividend for 53 consecutive years; qualifying the company as a Dividend Aristocrat, Dividend Champion, and Dividend Achiever.

Colgate Palmolive has been an unbelievably consistent grower over many decades. Its worldwide dominance in oral care market share means its economic moat is deep and wide.

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Exxon Mobil (XOM) Dividend Stock Analysis

Exxon Mobil (XOM) has paid a dividend since 1911 and increased its dividend for 33 consecutive years; qualifying the company as a Dividend Aristocrat and Dividend Champion.

XOM has a reputation for being a “superior capital allocator”. They have proven for many decades that they can reinvest in the future and provide above average returns to shareholders.

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AT&T (T) Dividend Stock Analysis

AT&T (T) has paid a dividend since 1881 and increased its dividend for 31 consecutive years; qualifying the company as a Dividend Aristocrat, Dividend Champion, and Dividend Achiever.

This is not the AT&T for widows and orphans. Respect has to be given to its leveraged balance sheet. That being said, the fact that it operates much like a utility means you have to give some leeway because of it’s ability to create large of amounts of cash flow.

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Archer-Daniels Midland (ADM) Dividend Stock Analysis

ADM has paid a dividend since 1927 and increased its dividend for 39 consecutive years; qualifying the company as a Dividend Champion and a Dividend Aristocrat . The global needs for food and nutritional improvements will be increasing demand for ADM products for decades to come.

Archer-Daniels Midland Co is a processor of oilseeds, corn, wheat, cocoa, and other feedstuffs and is a manufacturer of vegetable oil and protein meal, corn sweeteners, flour, biodiesel, ethanol, and other value-added food and feed ingredients.

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Dover (DOV) Dividend Stock Analysis

Dover has paid a dividend since 1956 and increased its dividend for 59 consecutive years; qualifying the company as a Dividend King, Dividend Aristocrat, and Dividend Champion. Dover (DOV) owns and operates a portfolio (conglomerate) of more than 40 companies. DOV is organized into four divisions: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration and Food Equipment.

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Genuine Parts (GPC) Dividend Stock Analysis

Genuine Parts (GPC) has paid a dividend since 1948 and increased its dividend for 58 consecutive years; qualifying the company as a Dividend King. Genuine Parts (GPC) describes itself as “a service organization” divided into 4 groups: Automotive Replacement Parts (Napa Auto Parts), Industrial Replacement Parts, Office Products, and Electrical Materials.

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Chevron (CVX) Dividend Stock Analysis

Chevron (CVX) has paid a dividend since 1912 and increased its dividend for 27 consecutive years; qualifying the company as a Dividend Aristocrat and Dividend Champion. Chevron is well positioned financially to take advantage of projects only a few companies have the ability to tackle. However, low oil prices put a strain on the cash flows of even the most financially strong companies.

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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Dividend Stock Analysis

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has paid a dividend since 1963 and increased its dividend for 52 consecutive years; qualifying the company as a Dividend KING, Dividend Aristocrat, and Dividend Champion. Johnson & Johnson is one of the most trusted brands in the world. It it one of the most consistent earnings grower in history.

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American States Water (AWR) Dividend Stock Analysis

American States Water (AWR) has paid a dividend since 1931 and increased its dividend for 60 consecutive years; qualifying the company as a Dividend King, Dividend Aristocrat, and Dividend Champion. American States Water is engaged in the purchase, production, and distribution of water and production of electricity.

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