Shares with highest dividend growth researched by Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Only a growing business is a good business; that's a major rule in economics. But growth is not all. Investors want a part of the company's success; they want growing dividends at high rates.
Sometimes, predatory investors and some activists try to steal some of the company's assets and force a dividend payment which is much higher than the current earnings. Those activities are bad for the stock price.
Good dividend hikes are such ones that are in-line with a healthy growing operational business. They reflect a solid growing business with a trustful management who wants to share the company's success with the ownership.
It's easy to discover good and bad dividend growth. All you need is to look at the earnings developments and debt changes.
Today I run my screen of the 50 fastest dividend growers from the recent month. Below the results are again some pretty good stocks with very good growth rates. All stocks have a double digit-growth rate. The average dividend growth of the 50 best stocks amounts to 73.26 percent. The average yield is still at 3.61 percent.
Here are the stocks with fast dividend growth:
Take a closer look at the full list of the 50 top stocks with fastest dividend growth from last month. The average P/E ratio amounts to 16.17. The dividend yield has a value of 2.16 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.41 and price to sales ratio 2.96.