Agriculture

Agriculture refers to the active cultivation of animals, plants, crops, and food for the purposes of selling, processing, and/or producing feed for profit. Agriculture is a blanket term referring to agribusiness and all related industries dealing with the production of food and its various uses.

Eight “Super Stocks” for a Slow-Growth Market

By Monday, June 9, 2014

How to Build a Portfolio for a Slow-Growth MarketWith stocks still ticking higher, portfolio safety and a strong adherence to risk management is key with the major indices pushing their highs.

Speculative fervor has come out of this market, but really only in the form of profit-taking. In order for stocks to experience a major price correction (which I view as a healthy development … Read More

Three Blue Chips Set to Drive Higher

By Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The Real Driving Force Behind Existing Winning StocksDespite a difficult start to the year, countless positions recently turned higher, even among slow-growth names.

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD) is a company currently trading around 14 times its forward earnings, offering a 2.6% dividend yield. The stock just broke out of a three-month price consolidation.

This is the way … Read More

Why Investors Should Pay Attention to This Diverse Stock

By Thursday, January 30, 2014

Business Booming for These Stocks Right NowWith little wind at its back from last year’s exceptional performance, this market is a stock-picker’s market, and one that continues to favor existing winners.

For an existing portfolio of large-cap, dividend-paying blue chips, I don’t see a lot of new action to take right now. The most valuable information for investors is … Read More

Where to Look for Profits While Waiting for Stock Market Correction

By Tuesday, November 19, 2013

dividend yieldFor a company with just one operating division that’s generating meaningful growth, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD) seems to have an uncanny ability to appreciate in value on the stock market.

DuPont is a big player in the agriculture sector, and this operating division is somewhat of a proxy on the sell-side industry.

Last … Read More

Booming Agriculture Business Makes This Solid Dividend Payer Even More Attractive

By Friday, October 25, 2013

Booming Agriculture Business Makes This Solid DividendWell, it turns out that third-quarter earnings were pretty good for E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD). The company surprised with solid volume growth and its cash balance soared.

DuPont recently broke out of a two-year-long stock market consolidation. Still yielding around three percent, this position is not expensively pr… Read More