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Merck Advances Mean a Bright Future for All

• 130 years of experience in the United States.
• A strong list of patents spanning into the late 2020s.
• Oncology and Vaccine breakthroughs.
• Focusing on fewer products poised for growth.
• Dividend Yield of 3.3%

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Gold Fields Harvests a Golden Cornucopia with Salares Norte Project

• Powerful production growth to drive dividend higher.
• Cashflows increase dividend payout ratio to over 30% of earnings.
• Gold output expected to jump by 405kOz a year when the Salares Norte project comes online in FY2023.
• Investments to extend longevity of mines in Ghana and Chile help maintain production.
• Bonus production on the probable reopening of closed Philippine mine.
• Socially and environmentally responsible leader in the mining sector.
• Socially and environmental management drives efficiencies in both physical and human capital thus driving improved profitability and revenue growth.

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Alibaba’s Phenomenal Growth and Compelling Nominal Valuation Create an Opportunity for Investors

• Leading online retailer in China which continues to grow rapidly.
• Explosive growth driven by growing middle class and increasing digitalization of Chinese economy.
• Leveraging its e-commerce base to expand into traditional brick-and-mortar retail.
• A dominant force in cloud computing and logistics in China.

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Toyota Charges into the Future with a Jolt from Electric Sales

• Diverse plans for the future of traditional and green vehicles.
• Fantastic financial health and a history of innovative consumer success.
• Plans spanning decades involving environmental and manufacturing pledges.
• Massive product depth and reach, with brand recognition spanning the entire globe.

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StoneCo’s Fintech Platform Poised for Growth

• Latin American Fintech with Massive Market Opportunity.
• Explosive growth over the course of the pandemic.
• A dominant force in Brazil.
• Revenues made up of fees from customers.
• Vertically integrated, from banking to sales to logistics.

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Kimberly-Clark’s Products are a Global Consumer Staple

• Compelling Valuation and 3.5% Dividend Yield
• The top seller in 80 countries, with products sold in over 175.
• Global manufacturing and distribution capacity.
• ESG initiatives to improve the lives of 1 billion people.
• A long history of innovation in a traditionally low R&D sector.
• Weakness post COVID demand surge is opportunity.

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Trulieve’s Proposed Acquisition set to Accelerate Growth

• Trulieve dominates the Florida cannabis market and is the second-largest in the United States.
• Legalization is growing the market exponentially.
• Banking prohibitions are set to be reduced allowing for lower taxes and more efficient financing.
• Greenfield expansion opportunities with permits in 3 states (MA, CT, WV).
• Profitable revenue growth provides capital for expansion and acquisition. Growth is sustainable.
• Most profitable company in the sector.

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Landstar Continues to Deliver, Hauling in Returns

• Landstar is a free cash-generating growth machine.
• Asset light network of truckers and agents drives high returns.
• Connects trucking services with shipping customers.
• Innovative system to help maximize the utility of those on the network.
• Estimates for 2022 and 2023 need to be increased which should drive stock performance.

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Antero Midstream’s Impressive 9% Yield is Set to Grow

• Antero is set to grow its already impressive 9% yield.
•Incremental volumes over existing infrastructure will cause free cash to explode.
• We see the likelihood that that dividend will be 25% higher in 5 years.
• Dividend growth and revaluation should drive double-digit total returns over the next few years.

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Bloom Energy Looks like a Winner in New Green Energy

•Biden’s Infrastructure and Green Energy plans are set to ignite the green energy market.
• Bloom expects its addressable market to explode to over $200 Billion by 2025.
• Bloom projects 25-30% revenue growth over the next 5 years.
• Bloom leads the stationary Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) industry.
• We expect Bloom Energy Stock (BE) to appreciate in line with revenue growth as more scale drives increased profitability.

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