6 High Growth Dividend Stocks That Analysts Rate As Buy

 |  Includes: ACC, APL, CHSP, CMLP, CY, DLR
by: ZetaKap

Interested in finding stocks that pay reliable dividends? Do you prefer stocks that are projected to grow over the next year? Do you prefer stocks that analysts rate as 'Buy'? You might be interested in this list.

EPS growth (earnings per share growth) illustrates the growth of earnings per share over time. The 1-Year Expected EPS Growth Rate is an annual growth estimate, where the growth projections are made by analysts, the company or other credible sources.

We first looked for dividend stocks. Next, we then screened for businesses that are considered high-growth, with 1-year projected EPS growth above 25%. From here, we looked for companies that analysts rate as "Buy" (2 < mean recommendation < 3). We did not screen out any market caps or sectors.

Do you think these stocks deserve to grow higher? Use our list to help with your own analysis.

1) Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY)

Sector: Technology
Industry: Semiconductor - Broad Line
Market Cap: $1.91B
Beta: 1.34
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Cypress Semiconductor Corporation has a Dividend Yield of 3.51%, Payout Ratio of 64.46%, 1-Year Projected Earnings Per Share Growth Rate of 45.45% and Analysts' Rating of 2.20. The short interest was 5.07% as of 05/20/2012. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets mixed-signal and programmable solutions worldwide. Its Consumer and Computation division offers programmable system-on-chip (PSoC) devices for consumer, industrial, medical, and system management applications; TrueTouch touchscreen controllers; CapSense touch-sensing solutions; universal serial bus (USB) controllers, USB hubs, transceivers, serial interface engines, and embedded-host products; WirelessUSB; programmable clocks for devices requiring multiple frequencies; and RoboClock clock buffers that offer timing solutions.

The company's Data Communications division provides peripheral bridge controllers to enable direct connection between peripherals; dual-port memories that are compelling solutions for interprocessor communication; FIFO Memories that are used as buffer between systems operating at various frequencies; physical layer devices; programmable logic devices; PowerPSoC embedded power controllers; PSoC-based programmable Powerline Communications solutions; and EZ-Color LED lighting solutions.

2) American Campus Communities Inc. (NYSE:ACC)

Sector: Financial
Industry: REIT - Residential
Market Cap: $3.24B
Beta: 0.78
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American Campus Communities Inc. has a Dividend Yield of 3.11%, Payout Ratio of 222.77%, 1-Year Projected Earnings Per Share Growth Rate of 67.14% and Analysts' Rating of 2.30. The short interest was 4.06% as of 05/20/2012. American Campus Communities, Inc. , a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the acquisition, design, finance, development, lease, and management of student housing properties in the United States. As of July 12, 2005, the company owned and managed 25 student housing properties, containing approximately 16,300 beds, as well as managed 44 student housing properties, representing 27,600 beds. ACC also provides construction management and development services for student housing properties owned by colleges and universities, charitable foundations, and others.

3) Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:CMLP)

Sector: Basic Materials
Industry: Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
Market Cap: $1.15B
Beta: 0.87
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Crestwood Midstream Partners LP has a Dividend Yield of 7.55%, Payout Ratio of 200.05%, 1-Year Projected Earnings Per Share Growth Rate of 26.67% and Analysts' Rating of 2.10. The short interest was 0.31% as of 05/20/2012. Crestwood Midstream Partners LP engages in gathering, compressing, treating, processing, and transporting natural gas primarily on the Barnett Shale formation of the Fort Worth Basin in north Texas. The company conducts its operations through its Cowtown System, Lake Arlington Dry System, and Alliance Midstream Assets, as well as the Fayetteville Shale and the Granite Wash plays. As of December 31, 2010, it managed approximately 500 miles of natural gas gathering pipelines.

4) Digital Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:DLR)

Sector: Financial
Industry: REIT - Office
Market Cap: $7.55B
Beta: 1.07
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Digital Realty Trust Inc. has a Dividend Yield of 4.26%, Payout Ratio of 206.53%, 1-Year Projected Earnings Per Share Growth Rate of 25.64% and Analysts' Rating of 2.40. The short interest was 10.81% as of 05/20/2012. Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), through its controlling interest in Digital Realty Trust, L.P., engages in the ownership, acquisition, development, redevelopment, and management of technology-related real estate.

5) Atlas Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE:APL)

Sector: Basic Materials
Industry: Oil & Gas Pipelines
Market Cap: $1.59B
Beta: 1.51
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Atlas Pipeline Partners LP has a Dividend Yield of 7.54%, Payout Ratio of 234.65%, 1-Year Projected Earnings Per Share Growth Rate of 68.46% and Analysts' Rating of 1.70. The short interest was 0.86% as of 05/20/2012. Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. engages in gathering and processing natural gas in the Mid-Continent and Appalachia regions; and transporting natural gas liquids (NGL) in the Mid-Continent region.

6) Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP)

Sector: Financial
Industry: REIT - Hotel/Motel
Market Cap: $557.78M
Beta: -
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This company has a Dividend Yield of 5.07%, Payout Ratio of 272.03%, 1-Year Projected Earnings Per Share Growth Rate of 25.27% and Analysts' Rating of 1.90. The short interest was 3.86% as of 05/20/2012. .

*Company profiles were sourced from Finviz. Financial data was sourced from Finviz.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.