The Best Yielding Stocks From The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index Originally Published At "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index is an index created by the well-known credit rating agency Standard & Poor's. The index measures the performance of large cap, blue chip companies within the S&P 500 that have followed a policy of increasing dividends every year for at least 25 consecutive years. In total, 51 companies are subject of the index and can be covered by several exchange traded funds (ETFs). If you have bit cash on your trading account, you don't need to look for a cheap index copy via ETF. You can buy directly some of these wonderful dividend growth stocks. Below is a nice overview of the twenty best yielding Dividend Aristocrats of which ten are currently recommended to buy.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full table. The average P/E ratio amounts to 19.29 and forward P/E ratio is 14.38. The dividend yield has a value of 4.21 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.89 and price to sales ratio 2.01. The operating margin amounts to 14.01 percent. The average stock has a debt to equity ratio of 0.72.
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