Feeding on Weakness in Mead Johnson

International infant formula maker Mead Johnson (MJN) is a leader in its field and an aspirational brand with decent pricing power. The company is more than 100 years old but began trading as a separate entity during February 2009. Their most recent parent company, Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), completely exited its ownership position on Dec. 23, 2009.

Every year since then has seen record sales and earnings. The annual dividend rate has almost doubled, from 70 cents in 2009 to $1.36 today. That translates to 1.81% at Monday afternoon's quote of $75.18....250 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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