This month, the top ten stocks are CHL, NTT, CVX, TGH, COP, RCI, INTC, MSFT, PG, and XOM. I already own shares in the highlighted stocks. CHL, NTT, and CVX are 7-star stocks. The others all earned 6 stars.
Because I'm still expanding the number of holdings in DivGro rather than adding to existing holdings, I look for 7 stocks in my dashboard that I don't own yet, for further analysis. The 7 candidates for November are:
|Rogers Communications Inc. (RCI):||(*******)||Telecommunications|
|Procter & Gamble Co. (PG):||(*******)||Consumer Staples|
|ACE Limited. (ACE):||(*******)||Financials|
|International Business Machines (IBM):||(*******)||Information Tech|
|Murphy Oil Corp. (MUR):||(*******)||Energy|
|Navios Maritime Partners LP (NMM):||(*******)||Industrials|
|Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR):||(*******)||Consumer Discretionary|
Below is the November dashboard with some of the data used in scoring the candidates:
RCI trades at about fair value, but has a very high Debt to Equity ratio. It has a superb dividend growth rate, though.
PG makes another repeat appearance in my dashboard. It is trading at about fair value, though its P/E ratio is a little high. I would like to see it drop about 10% to be really interested.
ACE, IBM and MUR have yields below my preferred level of 2.75. They offer strong dividend growth rates, though. ACE is discounted almost 30% to fair value, so it may be worth a look.
NMM is a master limited partnership (MLP). It doesn't have a long history as a dividend payer, so it has a poor confidence score. Dividend yield is excellent, but dividend growth seems to lag behind.
SJR would be more interesting if its price dropped by 10%. Its Debt to Equity ratio is rather high.
I currently have enough cash for only one purchase. Looking at these candidates, I'm not particularly thrilled by any of them. I'd probably look at PG and SJR for reasons of diversification, since I don't own any stocks in the Consumer Staples or Consumer Discretionary sectors. And perhaps, I'll look at ACE, too.
Full Disclosure: Long CHL, NTT, CVX, TGH, COP, INTC, MSFT and XOM