|Day Low/High||84.58 / 85.78|
|52 Wk Low/High||61.57 / 97.96|
After falling off a cliff in recent years, ManpowerGroup has begun to climb, serving as a good example of what happens when you base decision making on facts, not momentum.
The combination of growing dividends along with simultaneous share buybacks can be powerful.
The 24 names that made the cut of these consistent dividend hikers haven't done a whole lot, either individually or in the aggregate.
Manpower sports a solid balance sheet, pays better than a 3% dividend and sells for less than eight times current year's earnings.
Company insiders, who best know the real worth of their own shares, did the exact opposite of most everyday investors.
Why chase high-flying, expensive stocks when bargains like Manpower offer big upside with very low risk?
This game is as much about sticking to one's designated set of disciplines as it is about having good ideas.
Latest selloff on hard Brexit fears pushes shares well below typical price multiples.
Since the start of 2010, Manpower has posted excellent growth across all major metrics.
Somewhat surprisingly, 24 names made the cut this year, versus 20 last year.
I've built a lot of tracking portfolios over the years, and this one had the lowest variability of returns.
The creature from beneath your bed, or from the darkest recesses of your closet, can still spook the marketplace.
So far, so good, the portfolio is up about 14.5% versus 11% for the S&P Mid Cap 400 Index.
Economic conditions seem to be improving for laborers. Perhaps rapidly.
Stocks of companies that go hand and hand with an economic expansion just won't quit.
Several lesser-known banks make my stock screening cut, though higher-profile Snap-on, Tractor Supply and Manpower also are on the list.
Call it the 'Dr. Phil Rule of Investing.' The best indicator of future behavior is past behavior.
Manpower Group provides an example of a stock that exceeded expectations.
Taking from Ben Graham's playbook, this handful of stocks have reasonable valuations in an extended market.
The stock is ideal for trading, but options are an option for those who don't want to sell the shares.
The recruitment giant's value isn't reflected in its shares, which offer more potential than downside risk.
Take analysts' buy-sell recommendations with a grain of salt and load up with your own assessments.
European political stress tends to send Manpower down significantly -- and it happened again.