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Systemic Risk and Our Quantigence DGI Portfolio

In a recent article, we discussed 5 different ways you can access dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs) for dividend growth investing stocks. While each stock in our Quantigence DGI Portfolio has a DRIP setup somewhere for us to partake in, we only utilize some of these programs. There are a number of reasons for that, but • Read More »


There’s Nothing Sexy About Linear Technology Corp (LLTC)

When we were doing our sector analysis exercise across all 11 GICS industries, we used an objective method to determine which stocks to select, mainly the Quantigence Q-Score methodology that we’ve designed. This meant that some of the stocks we thought were great didn’t exactly rank that high, while others we had never heard of • Read More »


Building the Quantigence DGI Portfolio

After analyzing each of the 11 GICS industries to determine which stocks to add to our Quantigence DGI Portfolio, we now have the 30 stocks we need to accumulate. Instead of just buying our positions in one sitting, we believe in dollar cost averaging which helps eliminate market timing. Our horizon to accumulate our entire • Read More »


Let Go of Your Ego and Use Dollar Cost Averaging

When we first began investing, it was a nightmare. We’d read about an “exciting stock” that we thought would be the next Microsoft and then we entered a full position (all of our cash obviously) as soon as the market opened. Then we’d actually sit there and watch the price tick up and down, all • Read More »


UGI – A Utility Stock and a Growth Stock

Just a few days ago we received a dividend payment from UGI Corporation (UGI) in the amount of $34.73 (23.75 cents X 146.215861 shares). Since we have a DRIP setup, we used this dividend payment to buy about 3/4 of a share more of UGI. The first thing to notice about this payment is that • Read More »


5 Ways to “DRIP” a Dividend Growth Stock

If you’re a dividend growth investor, you’ll know what a DRIP is. The acronym “DRIP” stands for “Dividend ReInvestment Plan” which simply means that when you receive a dividend, it is automatically used to buy more shares in the company you received the dividend from. This provides a compounding effect over time that can have • Read More »