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  • 5 Dividend Champions With Higher Dividends In 3 Months

    No one has a crystal-ball but when we look forward in the dividend growth space we have a great possibility to find stocks that may raise dividends in the near future in order to keep their status.

    Today I like to introduce some Dividend Champions that need to hike dividends over the next three month. They did grow dividend over more than 25 years, why stopping now?

    In total, 13 stocks must grow dividends of which two are High-Yields. For sure most of the 13 stocks have grown their dividends by a low rate of less than 10 percent annually. The fastest Champ was Archer-Daniels-Midland with a 5-Year dividend growth rate of 7.9 percent.

    Small dividend hikes are not bad. Remember, the inflation is also low and a 3 percent dividend hike could hedge your investment.

    The best performing stock from the list was the financial services company McGraw Hill. Since 2010, the company went up 150 percent while the worst performer, AT&T realized only a gain of around 18 percent.

    These are my 5 favorites...

    #1 McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI) has a market capitalization of $23.66 billion. The company employs 17,000 people, generates revenue of $4.875 billion and has a net income of $903.00 million.

    McGraw Hill Financial's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,542.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 31.63 percent (the operating margin is 28.82 percent and the net profit margin 18.52 percent).

    Financials: The total debt represents 13.18 percent of McGraw Hill Financial's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 61.41 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 78.53 percent was realized by McGraw Hill Financial.

    Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.26. Last fiscal year, McGraw Hill Financial paid $1.12 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

    Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 26.55, the P/S ratio is 4.82 and the P/B ratio is finally 18.03. The dividend yield amounts to 1.39 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.13. - See more here: 5 Dividend Champions With Higher Dividends In 3 Months

    Tags: ADM, BKH, BMS, CWT, ED, HCP, MHFI, MMM, ORI, SHW, SJW, TR, T
    Dec 17 6:38 AM | Link | Comment!
  • 16 Dividend Paying Growth Stocks That Could Double Sales And Income

    As a long-term investor, I'm seeking stocks that grow over the long-term. My optimum case by selecting a stock is that the company is acting within a positive business environment and could grow sales over the past decade by around 100 percent.

    There are a lot of companies out there who have doubled sales and over doubled net income within the recent 10 years. That's no joke and quiet possible.

    Today I like to show you 16 growth stocks with a good growth history that pay currently solid dividends and have no or nearly no debt. In addition, analysts predict a 5+ percent EPS growth for the next five years.

    I love stocks with financial flexibility because those stocks have one problem less and could focus themselves more on business development.

    These are my 5 top picks from the list…

    #1 Coach (NYSE:COH) has a market capitalization of $9.51 billion. The company employs 17,200 people, generates revenue of $4.806 billion and has a net income of $781.34 million.

    Coach's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1.440 billion. The EBITDA margin is 29.98 percent (the operating margin is 23.30 percent and the net profit margin 16.26 percent).

    Financials: The total debt represents 3.84 percent of Coach's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 5.80 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 32.35 percent was realized by Coach.

    Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.44. Last fiscal year, Coach paid $1.35 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

    Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.12, the P/S ratio is 1.98 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.91. The dividend yield amounts to 3.91 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.13. - See more here:16 Dividend Paying Growth Stocks That Could Double Sales and Income...

    Tags: CALM, COH, QCOM, DSW, TROW, THO, CHS, PB, EWBC, WSM, HRL, TER, DV, SWKS, MMS, UNF
    Dec 10 8:27 AM | Link | Comment!
  • 15 Cheap Dividend Achievers With Solid Fundamentals

    While the markets hit new all time highs on a regular basis, each investor fears the power of a strong market correction; me too!

    I'm watching the markets and buy only stocks on a very selective and very restrictive basis. I like to buy stock when everybody is anxious.

    Today I've compiled 15 Dividend Achievers, stocks with more than 10 years of consecutive dividend growth, with attractive fundamentals and solid growth forecasts.

    I believe in return of high yielding and cheap stocks. If the company grows earnings and sales and you pay a good price, you must get a higher price for your investment one day.

    Each of the 15 stocks has a market capitalization over USD 2 billion and a low forward price-to-earnings ratio.

    In addition, earnings are expected to grow at a double-digit pace within the next five years and more equity is available than debt.

    These are my top results...

    #1 QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) has a market capitalization of $121.99 billion. The company employs 31,300 people, generates revenue of $26.487 billion and has a net income of $7.534 billion.

    QUALCOMM's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $9.008 billion. The EBITDA margin is 34.01 percent (the operating margin is 27.84 percent and the net profit margin 28.44 percent).

    Financials: The total debt represents 0.00 percent of QUALCOMM's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.03 percent was realized by QUALCOMM.

    Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.40. Last fiscal year, QUALCOMM paid $1.54 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

    Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.67, the P/S ratio is 4.61 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.13. The dividend yield amounts to 2.29 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.16. - See more here: 15 Cheap Dividend Achievers With Solid Fundamentals...

    Tags: ADM, ARLP, BBBY, DOV, FUL, GPS, PH, PNR, QCOM, RBC, WLK
    Dec 07 11:41 AM | Link | Comment!
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