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    1. $457,000 TO INVEST, BUT IT'S TRICKY

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      Fri, 15 May 2015

      come up with. Your feedback/ideas are welcome and appreciated. Dividend Payers: T- AT+T ED- CON EDISON GIS - GENERAL MILLS VZ- VERIZON? GOOGLE PROJECT FI, MAY HURT IT'S OPERATING INCOME. PG- PROCIOR GAMBLE? PRICEY PER SHARE. I

    2. Is Dividend Investing Right for You?

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      Fri, 15 May 2015

      But an Apple with a dividend is not the same as a General Mills ( GIS ) with a dividend. I don't have any real confidence ..... margins associated with that even in five years. General Mills : I'm pretty sure they're still in the Cheerios

      General Mills GIS found at 3:40

      But an Apple with a dividend is not the same as a General Mills ( GIS ) with a dividend. I don't have any real confidence in an outlook I might prepare for what their market share is going to be in something like smartphones and the margins associated with that even in five years. General Mills I'm pretty sure they're still in the Cheerios business in 50 years. So, when you start thinking about those long-term relationships you
    3. What we own

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      Mon, 4 May 2015

      16 Johnson & Johnson JNJ 3.06 Pfizer PFE 2.93 Spectra Energy SE 2.89 Coca-Cola KO 2.87 Merk MRK 2.85 General Mills GIS 2.85 Linear Technology LLTC 2.77 HCP HCP 2.74 Compass Minerals Intl CMP 2.72 McDonalds MCD 2.72 Telefonica

    4. What I bought

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      Fri, 1 May 2015

      portfolio. We did not hold fast to the 4-star rated on these purchases. KO (Coca-Cola) on 4/22 for $41.40 GIS ( General Mills ) on 4/24 for $56.60 TEF (Telefonica) on 4/24 for $14.785 HCP (HCP) on 5/1 for $40.65 We sold

    5. What Dividend Investors Can Learn From Warren Buffett

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      Fri, 1 May 2015

      in that entity because, for example, [TICKER: GIS ] General Mills ( GIS ), they generate a lot of free cash flow, but it ..... know how to run. So, I have tremendous respect for General Mills ; it's one of my top holdings. I love the company

      General Mills GIS found at 1:25

      flow produced by the business bottled up in that entity because, for GIS General Mills ( GIS ), they generate a lot of free cash flow, but it's important for them to pay that as a dividend. If they were trying to reinvest all that internally in the business, then they would have the capacity to produce way too many Cheerios--way more than they can actually sell. Or they would go on an acquisition spree into all sorts of other businesses that they probably wouldn't know how to run. So, I have tremendous respect for General Mills it's one of my top holdings. I love the company, but I want them to stick to their knitting, and that's the
    6. Morningstar's Dividend Playbook

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      Fri, 10 Apr 2015

      dividend yield from a stock like General Mills ( GIS ), but if the dividend grows ..... packaged foods like [TICKER: GIS ] General Mills , is only 1% or 2% a year ..... announced here for [TICKER: GIS ] General Mills in this year of 2015. If they

      General Mills GIS found at 20:19

      that I'm getting, say, a 3% dividend yield from a stock like General Mills ( GIS ), but if the dividend grows 7% or 8% a year, which is about what I think is a good estimate here, that's just increasing this dividend that's relatively small. What you have to do is think about what is the impact on the share price of a rising per-share dividend rate over time? What you see in the chart here of General Mills' stock price relative to its dividend rate over time is actually a very tight correlation. This makes for a neat example: As
    7. Consumer Defensive: Attractive Companies, Top-Shelf Valuations

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      Tue, 31 Mar 2015

      packaged food firms looking to consolidate the space. Based on recent transactions in the industry--including General Mills ' GIS purchase of Annie's in September 2014 for 4 times sales and 29 times on an enterprise value/trailing-12

    8. ConAgra Struggles to Prove the Merits of Its Private-Label Bet; Shares Fairly Valued

      Commentary

      Thu, 26 Mar 2015

      Shares trade in line with our valuation, but investors with an interest in the packaged food space should look to General Mills , which we view as an attractive investment in an industry where discounts are few and far between. Excluding foreign

    9. General Mills Bakes Modest Sales and Profit Gains in Third Quarter; Narrow Moat Intact; Raising FVE

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      Wed, 18 Mar 2015

      General Mills ' third-quarter results echoed recent sentiment from firms throughout the packaged ..... remains in place. At a modest discount to our revised fair value, we view General Mills as an attractive investment opportunity, in a space where discounts

    10. Acquisition of Brand Aromatics Unlikely to Sway McCormick's Fair Value Estimate or Wide Moat

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      Tue, 10 Mar 2015

      paid to be fair, though, unlike other deals in the organics arena, where valuations have gotten quite lofty, like General Mills ’ purchase of Annie’s in September 2014 for nearly 30 times EBITDA. Despite the small size, we think the tie

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