Week 33, 2020

For Monday August 10, 2020 the pick will be Carlyle Group (CG). They are an investment firm with $221 billion in assets under management. Their most recent numbers, while down from the prior year, still look very good. The current Continue Reading

Week 32, 2020

For Monday, August 3, the pick is Banner Corp (BANR). We’ve traded this Wall Walla, Washington based regional bank twice before with success. Recent numbers are down from prior years, but they’re still making nice profits. The current yield is Continue Reading

Week 31, 2020

We’ll start this week off with Fastenal (FAST). We traded this distributor of industrial and construction products twice last year with success. Just a few days ago they posted a 10% increase in earnings over a year ago, mainly due Continue Reading

Week 29, 2020

For Monday, July 13 the pick is MSC Industrial Direct (MSM). We originally purchased this stock in Week 4 and held it through Week 16. We’ll continue to hold as they seem to be handling the crisis well with plenty Continue Reading

Week 27, 2020

We’ll kick off the final week of June with Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN). They provide water, electricity and gas to 750,000 customers in twelve states along with equity interests in 35 green energy facilities. Algonquin recently increased their dividend Continue Reading

Week 26, 2020

We’ll start the week off with a company already in our portfolio from earlier this year – Global Indemnity (GBLI). Recent numbers are weak, but they are maintaining the dividend and I’m willing to hold on to see how this Continue Reading

Week 25, 2020

We’ll kick off this week with a company we’ve never invested in before – Horace Mann Educators (HMN). They are an insurance company with over $12 billion in assets that specializes in providing insurance and financial services to “more than Continue Reading

Week 24, 2020

We’ll start the week off with a good old-fashioned food company – Lancaster Colony (LANC). They have a wide range of brands, healthy financials, and are one of only 13 companies in the US that have raised dividends for the Continue Reading