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20 Dividend Contenders With Very Lowest Debt

|Includes:ATRI, China Mobile Limited (CHL), COLM, DAKT, DV, EPHC, FINL, GES, GOLD, HWKN, JJSF, KDN, LNN, MSM, NHC, NRCIB, RBN, TPL, WSM

Dividend Contenders With Low Debt To Equity Ratios Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Stocks with a history of rising dividends of more than 10 years but less than 24 years in a row are named Dividend Contenders. 189 companies with such a dividend growth performance are available at the markets. But past dividend growth does not guarantee a future dividend hike if earnings are down. A major ratio to judge the ability of paying dividends from capital assets is the debt to equity ratio.

I screened all Dividend Contenders by companies with very low debt to equity ratios (ratio below 0.1). Those stocks are nearly free of debt and have a generous cushion of future dividend hikes. Below the results are some of stocks with a very low market capitalization which are not to recommend in a deeper analysis. 20 stocks with a market capitalization of more than USD 300 million remained. Twelve of them have a current buy or better rating.

Here is the full table with some fundamentals:

20 Dividend Contenders With Very Lowest Debt...

Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 18.08. The dividend yield has a value of 1.73 percent. Price to book ratio is 4.39 and price to sales ratio 2.85. The operating margin amounts to 21.43 percent.

Related stock ticker symbols:

CHL, KDN, GES, DAKT, NHC, WSM, CAN, NRCI, HWKN, COLM, MSM, EPHC, FINL, DV, JJSF, ATRI, LNN, RBN, TPL, GOLD

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Stocks: CHL, KDN, GES, DAKT, NHC, WSM, NRCIB, HWKN, COLM, MSM, EPHC, FINL, DV, JJSF, ATRI, LNN, RBN, TPL, GOLD