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Subject: David Van Knapp Interview.... Date: 12/28/2012 8:48 AM
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....wherein he explains his dividend growth investing philosophy and how he executes it:

Buy only at good values.

Consider selling and replacing when overvalued.

Focus on the dividend income stream, not prices.

Look for a minimum yield that is enough for your needs.

Look for a managed dividend policy of increasing dividends that seems reliable and woven into the culture of the company.

Buy only companies with great, sustainable business models.

Use the risk-management tool kit.

Think long-term, not short-term.

Become accustomed to varying principal and don’t obsess over it.
Keep your eye on the ball, which is rising income that beats inflation.

...and names a few names for 2013:

...At the moment, I think these stalwart dividend growth companies are attractively or fairly valued:

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP)
Chevron (CVX)
Emerson Electric (EMR)
Sysco (SYY)


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