The industrial distributor--a recent addition to the Morningstar DividendInvestor portfolio--has plenty of headroom for earnings and dividend growth, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Every once in a while, you run across a business that has it all: a great financial track record, topnotch corporate governance, an incredible history of creating shareholder value, and lots of growth potential left for the future. Fastenal FAST is just such a company, and we're pleased to give ...
Cost advantages and network effects work in their favor.
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Buffett may have paid a premium for some of his recent purchases, but these defensive, high-quality names can generate cash flow growth for decades to come, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Despite rising prices in the broader market, we've uncovered some mid-cap gems.
With over a million products stocked, these firms enjoy long-lasting competitive positions through cost advantages and the network effect.
Volatility in Asia, subprime woes take market for a ride.
Investors need to optimize total return with a good mix of dividend yield, growth, and quality, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Some equity funds' heavy allocations to pricier areas of the market could spell trouble for shareholders.