International Dividend Achievers stock list with high predicted earnings per share growth for the mid-term originally published at long-term-investments.blogspot.com. Dividend growth investors like you or me should always have a focus on stocks from abroad. It diversifies your portfolio and gives you more opportunities from different countries.
But you always have a currency risk if you stock is traded in a foreign currency. But you also own these risks with U.S. stocks that have a huge share of foreign sales. The corporate manages these risks for you.
Today I would like to discover my International Dividend Achievers list by stocks with the highest earnings per share growth forecast for the mid-term (5 Years). You can find a list attached about those stocks with double-digit earnings predictions by brokerage firms.
Only 19 of 55 companies from abroad with a dividend growth history of more than 5 consecutive years fulfilled my restrictions. Six of them still have a low forward P/E of less than 15 and eleven got a current buy or better rating. The yields are low in this environment thanks to Ben Bernanke who said that the tapering must wait until the economy improves stronger. The highest yielding stock from the list has a 3.45 percent yield.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full list. The average P/E ratio amounts to 29.18 and forward P/E ratio is 17.92. The dividend yield has a value of 1.82 percent. Price to book ratio is 4.86 and price to sales ratio 3.91. The operating margin amounts to 22.51 percent and the beta ratio is 1.03. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 0.60.
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