Chris Versace

Christopher (Chris) Versace is the Chief Investment Officer at Tematica Research, which utilizes a thematic investing strategy leveraging changing economics, demographics, psychographics, technology and more to determine investment candidates, while also sidestepping companies vulnerable to thematic change. Versace also co-manages TheStreet’s Trifecta Stocks as well as Stocks Under $10, co-hosts the Cocktail Investing Podcast and developed the NJCU New Jersey 50 Index at NJCU, where he is an Assistant Professor of Finance.

Recent Articles By The Author

Clock Is Ticking For Macy's

Clock Is Ticking For Macy's

In the short term, Macy's is not likely to run afoul of dividend problems, but can management transform the company for long-term health? Few retailers have had such success.

These Contenders Could Soon Become Dividend Aristocrats

These Contenders Could Soon Become Dividend Aristocrats

Meet the Dividend Contenders: A list of more than 200 companies that have been increasing dividends each year for more than a decade.

Open Door to Dividends With These REITs

Open Door to Dividends With These REITs

If interest rates go lower, that will likely jump-start investor demand for quality dividend companies -- looking to these real estate investment trusts is a good bet.

Cintas May Be Boring, but it Is a Dividend Star With Stable Growth

Cintas May Be Boring, but it Is a Dividend Star With Stable Growth

This Dividend Aristocrat delivers consistent top line growth on solid operating margins.

This Dividend Aristocrat Rules the Restaurant Food Chain

This Dividend Aristocrat Rules the Restaurant Food Chain

If you've wondered how the food you eat at a restaurant gets there, this company is one of the answers.

Here's a Dividend King Prepped for Summer Cookouts

Here's a Dividend King Prepped for Summer Cookouts

Hormel Foods has increased its dividend consistently over the last half century.

The Perfect Dividend King for July Fourth

The Perfect Dividend King for July Fourth

As U.S. consumers shell out billions of dollars on drinks and foods this holiday, look to Coca-Cola as a knock out investment.

Real Money Post Industrial Average Enjoyed a Stellar First Half of 2019

Real Money Post Industrial Average Enjoyed a Stellar First Half of 2019

There are a number of RMPIA companies that will be beneficiaries of Back to School and holiday spending.

3 Big but Varied Names to Own in the Second Half of 2019

3 Big but Varied Names to Own in the Second Half of 2019

Amazon, McCormick & Co. and AT&T offer reasons to believe they'll do well in the back half of the year.

What the Upcoming Earnings Season Means for Investors

What the Upcoming Earnings Season Means for Investors

Friday marks the last trading day of 2019's first half, so what could we see in the second half? Our expert weighs in...