A solid underlying business with a clear path to robust earnings and dividend growth backed by a strong balance sheet: That’s what we demand from Lifelong Income Portfolio stocks.
The critical task during earnings season is to ensure that they’re still Lifelong Income Portfolio strong.
In the Oct. 22 article First Reporters: Benefits of Low Valuation and the Nov. 9 piece The Discipline of Steel, we highlighted results from Kinder Morgan (NYSE: KMI), Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), Entergy Corp (NYSE: ETR), Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE: EPD) and Enable Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: ENBL). Below, we present the key points for the rest of the Portfolio.
By and large, we were happy with the results from Portfolio members. But there are a handful of adjustments to ratings and buy targets.