Best Yielding Dividend Aristocrats With Highest Expected Growth Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Dividend Aristocrats are stocks with a consecutive dividend growth history of more than 25 years in a row that are selected by the investment information firm McGraw-Hill Companies who creates the Dividend Aristocrats Index. The index measures the performance of 51 large cap, blue chip companies within the S&P 500 that have followed a policy of increasing dividends every year for at least 25 consecutive years. Additional 54 companies with more than 25 years of dividend growth are on the waiting list - They are named Dividend Champions.
I've tried to figure out those Dividend Aristocrats with the highest potential in terms of earnings growth. That's why I screened the investment category by stocks with a five-year average earnings growth of at least 10 percent yearly. 21 companies fulfilled these criteria of which one is a high yield and four yielding over three percent.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals (NYSE:TTM):
Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 17.25 and forward P/E ratio is 12.56. The dividend yield has a value of 2.45 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.40 and price to sales ratio 1.41. The operating margin amounts to 13.16 percent. The average company from the screen should grow 12.57 percent yearly in earnings over the next half decade.
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