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  • Cracking The Best Healthcare Dividend Stock Secret

    This Weekend my eyes and thoughts curved around the Healthcare sector. I read several interesting articles from the sector, mostly about the biotech's new Hepatitis C drugs from Gilead, Solvaldi and Harvoni.

    Those are very expensive drugs with potential to kill the current medical systems.

    I also noticed that the Healthcare sector grows at a much faster pace than the economy does, with 11+ percent. How can you benefit? I don't know. Prices are high, even on free cash flow basis.

    Second, the old synthetic drug machine á la Pfizer doesn't work anymore. PFE is losing revenues. Also Teva, a generic drug manufactures struggles.

    In order to get an overview about modest valuated growth stocks from the Healthcare sector, I've created a screen for large capitalized sector members with the following main criteria:

    - EPS growth next five years: over 5 percent

    - Sales growth past five years: over 5 percent

    - Forward P/E under 20

    - Positive Dividend

    14 attractive healthcare growth stocks remain. It's a very selective list with focus on sales and earnings growth. You can find the full results attached.

    You may also interested in my older articles about healthcare dividend stocks.

    Below are also five of my favorites. Which stocks do you like? Please let me know.

    AbbVie -- Yield: 3.24%

    AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) works within the Drug Manufacturers - Major industry, a part of the Healthcare sector, and has a market capitalization of $96.43 billion.

    The Healthcare company employs 26,000 people, generates revenue of $19,960.00 million and has a net income of $1,774.00 million. Sales grew in average 7.00% per year over the past 5 years.

    AbbVie's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,549.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 22.79 percent (the operating margin is 17.09% and the net profit margin 8.89%).

    Financials: The total debt represents 54.49 percent of AbbVie's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 861.71%. Here are some return ratios:

    Return on Assets: 6.20%
    Return on Equity: 37.20%
    Return on Investment: 10.50%
    Quick Ratio: 2.50
    Current Ratio: 2.60

    Twelve-trailing-months earnings per share reached a value of $1.10. Last fiscal year, AbbVie paid $1.66 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

    Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 55.00, the P/S ratio is 4.83 and the P/B ratio is finally 20.79. The dividend yield amounts to 3.24%.

    P/E: 55.00
    Forward P/E: 12.10
    PEG: 3.57
    P/S: 4.83
    P/B: 20.79
    P/Cash: 12.47

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    #2 Amgen -- Yield: 2.00%

    Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) works within the Biotechnology industry, a part of the Healthcare sector, and has a market capitalization of $119.69 billion.

    The Healthcare company employs 17,900 people, generates revenue of $20,063.00 million and has a net income of $5,158.00 million. Sales grew in average 6.50% per year over the past 5 years. - See more here: Cracking The Best Healthare Dividend Stock Secret...

    Tags: ABBV, UNH, AET, AMGN, TMO, CVS, SYK, HUM, BCR, UHS, PRGO, CI
    Mar 02 3:01 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Why You Should Look At These 16 Stocks With Cheap Free Cash Flows

    When you put money into the market, you should be aware of the market valuation. One of the major problems in valuation is definitely to predict future cash-flows.

    Nobody of us has a crystal-ball and no one can predict the future.

    The second problem is that there are companies that must invest massively into the business model in order to boost growth or to replace old machines or buildings.

    Investors often calculate with free cash flows. Those are the real income of the company, available for dividends, buybacks or mergers and acquisitions.

    Today I like to introduce the cheapest Dividend Achievers with a low price to free cash flow of less than 15.

    16 companies fulfilled my criteria of which four have a dividend yield over 3 percent. The most of the results come from the property and casualty insurance industry.

    Insurer generates massive cash but they have also big problems with decreasing premiums and increasing competition. There are always good reasons why some companies are cheap.

    You may also like my article about the best dividend stocks from the title insurance industry. I still prefer, like Warren Buffett, the fastest growing companies from the insurance sector. Those are ACE, UNH and TRV.

    What do you think about the screen?

     

    ACE Limited -- Yield: 2.28% ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE) works within the Property & Casualty Insurance industry, a part of the Financial sector, and has a market capitalization of $37.82 billion.

    The Financial company employs 20,000 people, generates revenue of $19,283.00 million and has a net income of $3,758.00 million. Sales grew in average 5.60% per year over the past 5 years.

    ACE Limited's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7,205.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 37.36 percent (the operating margin is 22.97% and the net profit margin 19.49%).

    Financials: The total debt represents 6.37 percent of ACE Limited's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 20.87%. Here are some return ratios:

    Return on Assets: 3.40%
    Return on Equity: 11.10%
    Return on Investment: 11.30%
    Quick Ratio: -
    Current Ratio: -

    Twelve-trailing-months earnings per share reached a value of $9.65. Last fiscal year, ACE Limited paid $2.00 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

    Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.81, the P/S ratio is 1.94 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.27. The dividend yield amounts to 2.28%.

    P/E: 11.81
    Forward P/E: 11.81
    PEG: 1.88
    P/S: 1.94
    P/B: 1.27
    P/Cash: 16.84
    P/Free Cashflow: 10.26

    Earnings Growth: ACE Limited's expected earnings growth for the next year amounts to 2.89% while earnings growth for the next five years is estimated at 6.28%.

    EPS this year: 38.20%
    EPS next year: 2.89%
    EPS next 5 years: 6.28%

    EPS past 5 years: 25.80%
    Sales past 5 years: 5.60%

    Ownership: Insiders of the company own 0.50% of the outstanding shares. The position changed -7.74% over the recent six months.

    The second important group of the company is institutional. Those investors own 92.50% of the company's shares. The value moved -0.76% over the past half year.

    Also important for the stock price are short sellers of the company. The amount of short-selling transactions in relation to the total outstanding and floating shares amounted to 1.19%.

    In relation the latest trading volume, the ratio was 2.95. High values show that a huge amount of shares being shorted. Investors hope for declining prices and showing a kind of sentiment of the stock. - See more stocks here: Why You Should Look At These 16 Stocks With Cheap Free Cash Flows...

    Tags: HCN, ADM, ACE, TRV, BG, ABC, PRE, ERIE, AXS, RNR, VSEC, NATL, AHGP
    Feb 28 11:51 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Fall In Love With These Highest Yielding Dividend Stocks From Nasdaq 100

    Did you notice that the Nasdaq hit the 5,000 yesterday?

    Congratulations, what a number. The Nasdaq index compromises many growth stocks, more than the Dow Jones did.

    That's also one of the reasons why the index is well-know for technology and innovation firms.

    But the technology sector isn't particularly known for finding good dividends. Indeed, many of the most exciting technology stocks don't pay a dividend at all.

    Assuming they're profitable (an assumption that doesn't always hold), technology companies often funnel their cash back into their business rather than pay shareholders a dividend.

    You may also like my articles related to technology dividend stocks. There are a few great ideas in it. Cash, innovations and growth are main topics.

    Today I would like to celebrate the 5,000 mark by highlighting some of the highest yielding stocks from the index.

    Around half of the index members pay a dividend and of them has a high yield of more than 5 percent. Attached is a list of the highest yielding top 20 stocks from the Nasdaq 100.

    Here are my favorites in detail:

    CA (NASDAQ:CA) works within the Business Software & Services industry and has a market capitalization of $14.33 billion. The company employs 12,700 people, generates revenue of $4,515.00 million and has a net income of $899.00 million.

    CA's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,860.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 41.20 percent (the operating margin is 24.21 percent and the net profit margin 19.91 percent).

    Financials: The total debt represents 14.70 percent of CA's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 31.71 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 16.15 percent was realized by CA.

    Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.70. Last fiscal year, CA paid $1.00 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

    Technical: CA shares are -0.79% away from its 52-Week High and 31.15% above the 52-Week Low. The Relative Strength Indicator as a value of 64.29.

    SMA 200 --- 13.02%
    SMA 50 --- 5.76%
    SMA 20 --- 3.90%
    Average True Range (NYSE:ATR) --- 0.55
    Beta --- 1.36
    Stock Trading Volume --- 2,484,956

    Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.17, the P/S ratio is 3.15 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.57. The dividend yield amounts to 3.07 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.35.

    Earnings Growth: CA's expected earnings growth for the next year amounts to 0.12% while earnings growth for the next five years are estimated at -5.05%. - See more at: Fall in Love With These Highest Yielding Dividend Stocks From Nasdaq 100...

    Feb 26 3:47 AM | Link | Comment!
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