Stocks with dividend hikes from last week originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Last week was an interesting one because some of the big players announced a dividend hike, in-line with the expectations of the market. They are still continuing long-term dividend grower. Below the results are IBM, PepsiCo, Costco, American Express or Royal Dutch.
In total, 60 shares and six ETFs announced a hike, in average a 30.05 percent. Eleven of them pay a high yields; 37 have a current buy or better recommendation.
The markets are at All-Time-Highs and nobody scares this. I hate it when stocks getting more expensive and yields go rapidly down because I must limit my stock purchases. In such an environment, a dividend growth investor can't build values when a slow growing stock pays a 1.5 percent yield - a value similar to the bond market yields. Let's hope that earnings and sales grow in the same amount.
Here are the dividend growth stocks from last week:
Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 30.05 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 3.21 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 30.61.The average P/S ratio is 3.23 and P/B 3.30.
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