Weekly Bargain Bin Blue Chips Update Q3 Week 2180 views 2012-07-15 23:45 Tags: blue chip dividend bargain bin
Blue Chip Stock (my def.) = Minimum market cap 1B + Minimum 10 continuous years of dividends.
Market Price = Book Value + Premium for future growth.
The Dow closed at 12,777.09 today, up +0.04% from last week. The DJIA is up +92.81% from its 5-year low on March 6, 2009 and down -4.21% from its post '09 high of 13,338.66 on May 1.
The following blue chip stocks deserve honorable mention for their proximity to 0.5X book value. This week's list contains 6 stocks from the Americas, 14 from Asia and 11 from Europe. Of these, 12 are within the 0.5 range of p/b ratio: HNP, HLDCY, SWRAY, MTU, NTT, SHCAY, SNE, DEG, NOK, STM, SAN and REPYY. The three new stocks to fall into a p/b ratio of less than 0.6 are Swire Pacific, Sharp and Banco Santander, representing a 50% gain from last week and 39% of the total number of blue chip bargain bin'ners.