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July 2020 Dividend Picks - IT, Finance, Materials And Consumer Goods

Published Mon, 13 Jul 2020 08:26:53 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaDividend Quick PicksJuly 2020 Dividend Picks - IT, Finance, Materials And Consumer GoodsJul. 13, 2020 8:26 AM ET|| Includes: ADM, AFL, CE, EMN, FLO, HDELY, HLBZF, INTC, KO, ORCL, PJH, PM, PRH, PRS, PRU, RGA, RZA, RZB, TD, TORDF, UL, UN, UNLVF, UNLYF, WHRby: Wolf ReportWolf Report Long only, value, Growth, growth at reasonable priceSummaryThe time has come for us to look at just what sort of companies may be appealing to invest in during this month.
Rather than making a collective list, I go sector-by-sector to suit your individual portfolio needs and look at undervalued companies in each.
Despite the ongoing, slow, recovery, the undervaluation across multiple companies does continue and appealing investments are still not rare.
The purpose of this article is to follow the previous article and complete our review of appealing companies for the month of June of 2020. As we move deeper into summer, picking undervalued companies in the major sectors of investments (barring Energy/Oil) becomes more tricky due to overvaluation - but far from impossible.
As always, it's about the responsible allocation of investment capital, as best as I can see it in the market's current position today. We'll focus on 1 company per sector, though sometimes I might mention more simply because of how things have changed, or if the situation isn't as clear-cut as we might like - and some investors may be at maximum exposure for certain companies.
This article is of particular interest to those among you who feel they need to increase their exposure to any of the sectors of Finance, Consumer goods (staples, discretionary), and Basic Materials.
Let's get going.
1. Basic Materials
The around 45 companies I follow in the basic currently offer very slim opportunities, if we stick to what I consider to be the best-in-breed, class 1-2 companies. Still, we do find Eastman Chemical Company (EMN) at around ~7% undervaluation to what I consider to be around fair... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL 74.90   14.9 5.03 4.68 6.12
PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL 88.22   9.0 9.82 4.00 4.61
TORONTO-DOMINION BANK 56.54   11.9 4.74 2.22 4.02
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND 41.45   17.8 2.33 1.40 3.47
FLOWERS FOODS 22.43   26.4 0.85 0.76 3.40
EASTMAN CHEMICAL 74.67   11.5 6.47 2.48 3.34
WHIRLPOOL 150.83   10.6 14.21 4.80 3.19
UNILEVER 61.67   0.0 0.00 1.77 2.95
COCA-COLA 55.11   33.6 1.64 1.60 2.94
UNILEVER 60.75   0.0 0.00 1.86 2.58
INTEL 53.01   12.4 4.29 1.26 2.43
AFLAC 51.47   12.6 4.10 1.08 2.12
CELANESE 124.20   15.5 8.00 2.48 2.01
REINSURANCE GROUP OF AMERICA 159.20   13.0 12.23 2.80 1.77
ORACLE 53.89   17.6 3.07 0.96 1.73


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