February 13, 2018

There’s been a Market Correction, Should you be Worried?

Should you be Scared of the Dow’s 1700 point drop

On the fifth of February 2018 the Dow Jones Industrial Average saw its largest single day drop in history. This drop coming off a market sell-off at the end of January has caused many investors to call for the start of a bear market.…

February 20, 2017

Why are Large Caps still Increasing?

Why is Large Caps Increasing when their Earnings Haven’t Changed?

 

It would make sense if a company’s share price increased roughly in time with earnings and profits. It’s simple, logical, and based purely on the core fundamentals of the company. This logic even worked between 1995 and 2012 as shown below.…

February 2, 2017

Protecting Your Portfolio in a Possible Recession

Recession Protection

As people become more jumpy when it comes to the market, I decided to take it upon myself to build a screen that we could use in order to protect ourselves in the event that we do enter another recessionary period. Now, I want it to be known that I don’t necessarily believe that another recession is imminent; rather, I just like being prepared for any situation.…

October 6, 2015

CHD, A Safe Bet in a Down market

Summary

  • Church and Dwight has multiple “green flags” that suggests a strong company
  • Church and Dwight provides goods that are necessary within the household
  • Church and Dwight has increased over 2600% over the past twenty years.

In the words of Yahoo Finance, CHD “develops, manufactures, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products in the United States.”

Church & Dwight Co is an interesting company to analyze for a few reasons:

  • Church & Dwight hold a number of high profile brands in their portfolio
  • Even though they are a large company, they have still grown their sales and net income over the past three years.