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Have You Seen This Hidden Dividend Gem?

Published Tue, 09 Aug 2011 22:01:27 GMT on The Motley Fool

The longtime Motley Fool Hidden Gems recommendation just reported second-quarter earnings, showing muscle in all the right places. Last year's $0.40 loss per share on continuing operations turned into a $0.16 net profit on the same basis. Revenues jumped 26% year over year. The company has been busy refining and focusing its range of non-electric operations. The wind-power equipment segment is facing challenges but remains worth a turnaround effort -- but the heavy transport service for hauling those heavy wind towers around has gone by the wayside. And the Idaho Pacific dehydrated-potato producer was recently sold to a private-equity firm, bringing in $87 million of crisp, clean dollar bills in return for a stale potato business.... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
DUKE ENERGY 75.34   17.3 4.36 3.56 4.57
OTTER TAIL 39.80   21.9 1.82 1.34 3.23
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY A 324010.00   28.5 11356.59 0.00 0.00
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY B 214.20   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00


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