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  • An Overview Of The Yields At Dow Jones And NASDAQ 0 comments
    Feb 11, 2012 7:51 AM | about stocks: MAT, MRK, PAYX, T, VOD, VZ

    I screened stocks from the Dow Jones Industrial Average 30 Index and NASDAQ 100 by dividend yields and dividend structure. The best yielding stocks within the Dow are still AT&T and Verizon. Both have a yield above five percent and pay stable dividends. The subsequent stocks are Merck and Pfizer. They belong to the major drug manufacturing industry - an investment field that suffers a little under patent losses. The best yielding stocks at NASDAQ are still Vodafone and Paychex. Mattel is new under the top yielding stocks and offers a yield of 3.93 percent.

    Here are the best yielding Dow Jones 30 stocks:

    1. AT&T (NYSE:T) has a market capitalization of $177.51 Billion. The company employs 256,210 people, generates revenues of $126,723.00 million and has a net income of $4,184.00 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $27,595.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 21.78% (operating margin 7.27% and the net profit margin finally 3.30%).

    The total debt representing 23.95% of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 61.36%. Last fiscal, a return on equity of 3.63% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.66. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.73 in form of dividends to shareholders.

    Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 45.32, Price/Sales 1.39 and Price/Book ratio 1.67. Dividend Yield: 5.91 percent. The beta ratio is 0.59.

    2. Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) has a market capitalization of $107.24 billion. The company employs 193,900 people, generates revenues of $110,875.00 million and has a net income of $10,198.00 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $29,376.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 26.49% (operating margin 11.62% and the net profit margin finally 9.20%).

    The total debt representing 23.93% of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 153.33%. Last fiscal, a return on equity of 6.45% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.85. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.98 in form of dividends to shareholders.

    Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 44.68, Price/Sales 0.96 and Price/Book ratio 2.96. Dividend Yield: 5.32 percent. The beta ratio is 0.56.

    3. Merck & Co. (NYSE:MRK) has a market capitalization of $116.95 billion. The company employs 90,000 people, generates revenues of $48,047.00 million and has a net income of $6,392.00 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,724.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 13.99% (operating margin 15.26% and the net profit margin finally 13.30%).

    Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.03. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.68 in form of dividends to shareholders.

    Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.93, Price/Sales 2.44 and Price/Book ratio 2.12. Dividend Yield: 4.37 percent. The beta ratio is 0.66.

    Take a closer look at the full yield table of the Dow Jones. In average, dividend stocks from the Dow Jones have a yield of 2.83 percent. All 30 Dow Jones stocks pay dividends.

    The NASDAQ 100 Index includes 100 of the largest domestic and international non-financial securities listed on The NASDAQ stock market is based on market capitalization. The Index reflects companies across major industry groups including computer hardware and software, telecommunications, retail/wholesale trade and biotechnology. It does not contain securities of financial companies including investment companies.

    Here are the best yielding NASDAQ 100 stocks:

    1. Vodafone Group (NASDAQ:VOD) has a market capitalization of $140.14 billion. The company employs 83,862 people, generates revenues of $72,524.38 million and has a net income of $12,439.34 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $13,297.61 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 18.34% (operating margin 12.20% and the net profit margin finally 17.15%).

    The total debt representing 25.31% of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 43.72%. Last fiscal, a return on equity of 8.96% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.18. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.41 in form of dividends to shareholders.

    Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.78, Price/Sales 1.86 and Price/Book ratio 1.01. Dividend Yield: 5.36 percent. The beta ratio is 0.80.

    2. Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) has a market capitalization of $11.58 billion. The company employs 12,400 people, generates revenues of $2,084.30 million and has a net income of $515.30 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $875.10 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 41.99% (operating margin 37.73% and the net profit margin finally 24.72%).

    The company has no long-term debt. Last fiscal, a return on equity of 35.56% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.49. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.24 in form of dividends to shareholders.

    Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 21.51, Price/Sales 5.49 and Price/Book ratio 7.65. Dividend Yield: 4.05 percent. The beta ratio is 0.85.

    3. Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) has a market capitalization of $10.68 billion. The company employs 31,000 people, generates revenues of $6,266.00 million and has a net income of $768.50 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,041.10 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 16.62% (operating margin 16.62% and the net profit margin finally 12.26%).

    The total debt representing 27.47% of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 59.68%. Last fiscal, a return on equity of 29.34% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.13. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.92 in form of dividends to shareholders.

    Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.79, Price/Sales 1.68 and Price/Book ratio 4.03. Dividend Yield: 3.99 percent. The beta ratio is 0.92.

    Take a closer look at the full yield table of the NASDAQ 100. In average, dividend stocks from the index have a yield of 2.16 percent.

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Stocks: MAT, MRK, PAYX, T, VOD, VZ
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