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Old 02-14-2013, 09:28 AM  
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On December 21st I was looking for a stock to buy with some extra cash, and I liked Heinz, the ketchup company. It's pretty stable and pays a nice dividend, and I've really liked dividend stocks the past few years. So I bought $5,000 worth. It's gone up a couple of percent over the last couple of months, and I've been good with that since that's a very good annualized return so far.

Today it was announced the Berkshire Hathaway is buying Heinz. The stock is up 20% today. Blammo. I sold out my initial $5,000 worth, left the profit in, and I now have $1,200 of free Heinz ketchup stock for two months of investment.

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Old 02-14-2013, 09:33 AM   #2
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I'm disappointed to hear that they don't pay dividends in Ketchup.
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:37 AM   #3
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Did the same thing myself JEC, Voda phone, Merck, and Wells Fargo. This is over the past two years. On JEC I bought it before the last debt ceiling/down grade bullshit and ended up have to buy more after the drop to average myself out and made over a grand. Then get the heck out.
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:37 AM   #4
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It's amazing the debt Heinz had.

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Old 02-14-2013, 09:47 AM   #5
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I hadn't seen this yet. The wife owns about 200 shares of HNZ. It's not noon yet, but I'm going to go ahead and chalk this one up as a good day.
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:49 AM   #6
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:54 AM   #7
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:56 AM   #8
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I've recently invested in a couple of individual stocks opposed to just mutual funds. Hoping my basic valuation proves correct.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:08 AM   #9
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I need a good stock to throw some money at....anybody? I'm tired of mutual funds, I need to spread out a little.
I pretty much stick to dividend-paying stocks these days. You make money even if the market is stagnant. You have to work a little harder to diversify, but you can do it.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:23 AM   #10
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I need a good stock to throw some money at....anybody? I'm tired of mutual funds, I need to spread out a little.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:25 AM   #11
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Slow and steady wins the race.
I enjoy the irony that a person could have gotten rich with ketchup stock today if they'd've invested a lot in it.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:27 AM   #12
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That profit you made of the sale of that stock? You, you didn't build that!
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:31 AM   #13
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I don't think anyone can understand your post.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:31 AM   #14
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That's the part I'm most excited about.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:34 AM   #15
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I know, sometimes I just want to get aggressive and find that lucky stock. Maybe it doesn't exist right now.
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