Fastest Growing S&P 500 Dividend Stocks Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is of huge importance and often used by investors for their asset allocation. The index includes 500 leading companies in leading industries of the U.S. economy, capturing 75 percent coverage of U.S. equities. Year-to-date, the index is up 11.64 percent which is roughly four percentage points above the performance of the Dow Jones but also six percentage points below the NASDAQ Composite index. Growth and expectations of growth is driving the performance of the indices.
I screened stocks from the S&P 500 by dividend yield and growth figures: First, the dividend yield should be positive and second, the expected earnings per share growth for the next five years should be over 25 percent. Twelve companies fulfilled these criteria of which nine are recommended to buy.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals (NYSE:TTM):
S&P 500 Dividend Stocks With Highest Expected Growth...
Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 30.14 and forward P/E ratio is 13.85. The dividend yield has a value of 1.34 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.10 and price to sales ratio 2.00. The operating margin amounts to 13.78 percent. The earnings per share is expected to grow 35.45 percent for the next year and 34.26 percent for the upcoming five years.
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