Stansberry & Associates, Dan Ferris Adds Expeditors International of Washington to “World Dominators” Portfolio

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Extreme Value Analyst and Author Waited Three Years to Add This Unusual, Ultra Profitable Business to Exclusive 13 Stock Portfolio.

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This is exactly the type of company we love to own in Extreme Value: It's a great company with a fantastic business model, trading at a dirt-cheap valuation that almost removes the risk from buying today.

This month, Dan Ferris added Expeditors International of Washington to his portfolio of “World Dominator” stocks. Ferris is the author of Stansberry & Associates Investment Research Extreme Value newsletter. Ferris’ Extreme Value portfolio has realized a 10.04% annualized return since inception in 2002.

Ferris is extremely careful in researching companies before recommending them to his readers. He’s waited three years to add this unusual, ultra profitable business to his “World Dominator” portfolio.

Expeditors International of Washington is a non-asset-based logistics provider. “Logistics” is simply the science of efficiently shipping stuff from point A to point B. “Non-asset” means it doesn’t own the ships, planes, trains, and automobiles that carry the cargo it ships for customers.

“Expeditors is the biggest forwarder between the U.S. and Asia by freight volume,” wrote Ferris in the September issue of Extreme Value. “It's exactly the type of company we love to own in Extreme Value: It's a great company with a fantastic business model, trading at a dirt-cheap valuation that almost removes the risk from buying today.”

Ferris’ criteria for “World Dominators”: They are the No. 1 companies in their industries. They’re consistently profitable, year after year. They pay a lot of their abundant cash flow out to their shareholders. “World Dominators” are U.S. companies that do a large percentage of their business overseas and give investors an opportunity to participate in international markets through companies they know and understand.

Ferris writes in The Extreme Value Owner’s Manual:

“The best income strategy is to buy the safest stocks, the World Dominators. And they are perfect for long-term income investors because they pay dividends that go up every year. ExxonMobil has raised its dividend every year for nearly three decades. Wal-Mart has raised its dividend every year for more than three decades. And Procter & Gamble has raised its dividend every single year for nearly six decades.”

About Dan Ferris

Dan Ferris has been the editor of Extreme Value since 2002, realizing 10.04% annualized return in his portfolio since inception. He is also the author of The 12% Letter. Dan spends his days combing through balance sheets, income statements, 10-K filings, and other information sources. He insists on putting in as much as six months of research into a single stock recommendation. This philosophy has served Extreme Value subscribers well. In 2011, it booked two triple-digit winners. World Dominating Dividend Growers (WDDG) in The 12% Letter have produced an average total return of almost 18% over the last 12 months (as of 7/20/2012) ... compared to just 5% for the S&P 500.

About Stansberry & Associates

Stansberry & Associates is an independent financial research firm, delivering unbiased investment intelligence to self-directed investors seeking an edge in a wide variety of sectors and market conditions. Founded in 1999, Stansberry & Associates has more than two dozen analysts, and assistants as well as former hedge fund managers and buyside financial experts that publish proprietary insights to retail investors in more than 100 different countries. Stansberry & Associates is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, and has offices in Florida, Oregon and California.

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