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|Subject: Re: Van Knapp on Diversification||Date: 2/12/2013 8:36 AM|
|Author: TMFMurph||Number: 7833 of 9114|
1. 10 year dividend CAGR
2. trend of quarterly net free cash flow payout ratio
3. debt/equity and
4. some qualitative assessment of the company's future revenue prospects....
Sound thinking! I would add the one and five year dividend CAGR to the ten-year, just so I can get a bit more perspective on dividend trends ( although the past doesn't predict the future ).
Also, I take a look at the M* info found here:
And a quick glance at Mike Klein's BMWM charts is usually a must for me ( even though it shows a combination of capital appreciation and dividend growth:
Probably most important for a dividend investor is your last point: an assessment of future revenues and profits....because that determines the potential level and safety of dividends over the long term.
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