A dividend growth stock with on easy 10% yearly dividend growth rate yielding 4.5%.
If this stock is not the definition of a screaming buy for the dividend growth investor I'm not really sure what is. Anyone buying and holding for 5+ years will see significant price increases on top of significant dividend increases.
Oh sure Intel has some issues, but all companies this size do. They also have a huge R&D department that has consistently dominated their industry for decades now. I voted with my money.
CEO retiring years early not a good sign. Looks like he's running away trying to preserve his legacy. Piece of crap CEO bob welch at GE did same thing years ago. Guy decimates the company the retires right before the bottom fell out, leaving his successor holding the bag.