Best Dividend Challengers Researched By "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Dividend Challengers are stocks with a history of rising dividends of more than 5 years in a row but less than 10 years. 190 companies have fulfilled these dividend growth criteria but only a few have the potential to become a big dividend growth stock like Coca Cola or Procter&Gamble.
In order to find the best dividend paying growth stocks from the investment class Dividend Challengers, I screened all companies with a positive dividend yield, great earnings per share growth of more than 10 percent and an operating margin over 15 percent. To get the best results in terms of low debt and high cash, the debt to equity ratio should be under 0.5. Twelve Dividend Challengers remained of which nine are currently recommended to buy.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 18.94 and forward P/E ratio is 16.99. The dividend yield has a value of 1.61 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.85 and price to sales ratio 3.44. The operating margin amounts to 22.52 percent and the beta ratio is 1.09. The average stock has a debt to equity ratio of 0.28.
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