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

Wendy's Beefs Up Its Dividend

Wendy's Beefs Up Its Dividend

WEN boosted its quarterly dividend to 12 cents a share, up from 10 cents, continuing its annual streak of modest dividend increases started in 2012.

With a Dividend Yield Surpassing 4%, MSC Industrial Is a Smart Buy Right Now

With a Dividend Yield Surpassing 4%, MSC Industrial Is a Smart Buy Right Now

MSM is a longer-term buy that pays you a solid dividend to hold it until investors come back into the name.

5 Dividend Kings for the Coming Storm

5 Dividend Kings for the Coming Storm

These five stocks have shared more than 60 consecutive annual dividend increases with their respective shareholders and their current dividend yields are greater than that for the S&P 500.

An Interesting Dividend Earner Just Cropped Up

An Interesting Dividend Earner Just Cropped Up

Ingredion recently inched up its new quarterly dividend, and while the nation's corn production woes may cause a headwind for the company, its ample cash offers security.

ADT's Special Dividend Looks Like a Steal

ADT's Special Dividend Looks Like a Steal

But despite the recently authorized a one-time dividend of 70 cents per share, the company's debt should still sound alarm bells.

Real Money Post-Industrial Average Continues to Outpace Major Indices

Real Money Post-Industrial Average Continues to Outpace Major Indices

RMPIA is up 20.9% in the first nine months of 2019.

Try This Dividend Earner on for Size

Try This Dividend Earner on for Size

As we enter fall, Levi Strauss & Co. is in its stronger half of the year.

Risk-Averse Investors Might Find This Company a Bit Too Spicy

Risk-Averse Investors Might Find This Company a Bit Too Spicy

B&G Foods' current quarterly current dividend yield near 10% sounds delicious, but a deeper analysis might make your stomach turn.

Taking Stock of 5 Important Dividend Increases

Taking Stock of 5 Important Dividend Increases

Microsoft, Lam Research and several other companies have announced hikes in dividends, so let's break them down.

Checking In on 3 Dividend Picks

Checking In on 3 Dividend Picks

Molson Coors, Target and International Flavors & Fragrances have all performed well since being singled out.