Dividend stocks from the industrial sector with very low forward P/E ratios originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". The cheapest large cap industrial dividend stocks, measured by the lowest forward P/E, are valuated between 8.27 and 14.08. Sixteen of the 20 cheapest stocks have a current buy or better rating.
Industrials are more cyclic by its nature but they can give you a boost for your portfolio, especially when the economy is in a rush. My favorite buying sector is still the consumer sector. I love consumer stocks because of the high-margins and strong consumer loyalty which results in relative robust sales. Consumer stocks are subject of my analysis within the next week.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full list. The average P/E ratio amounts to 16.11 and forward P/E ratio is 12.01. The dividend yield has a value of 2.53 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.98 and price to sales ratio 1.06. The operating margin amounts to 9.53 percent and the beta ratio is 1.45. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 2.04.