When a company, in this case BDX, promises a dividend of 2.17% and the gain in the price is 500% what you could have earned if you held the stock for a whole year then the best thing to do is move on. This blog makes no illusions about the realities of the stock market. Research recommendations are meant to alert investors to potential long term opportunities while sell recommendations are intended to deal with the short term reality of the market. Touc.
"If people with either large or small capital would look upon trading in stocks as an attempt to get 12 per cent per annum on their money instead of 50 per cent weekly, they would come out a good deal better in the long run."
William Peter Hamilton. The Stock Market Barometer. 1922. p. 257.
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