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French Stocks For Dividend Growth

Jul. 16, 2013 2:10 AM ET
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Investing in different countries is a good way to diversify your portfolio. If you invest your all money in one country it will not so much profitable for you. By investing money in foreign country such as France, you are a bit more protected. Investing in French stock market is very attractive if you invest wisely. Watch these Les actions Francaises avec des dividends to make an investment in French stock market.

Guyenne et Gascogne SA (EPA: GG)

Guyenne et Gascogne SA is a food-based mass retail group with hypermarkets and supermarkets in Southwest France and Spain. The company is direct franchise operator of six Carrefour hypermarkets and 27 Carrefour Market supermarkets. The company owns 50% if Sogara with the other 50% of the capital held by the Carrefour Group. Sogara has a network of 13 hypermarkets, which are commercially managed by Carrefour France.

The company has a market capitalization of 491.45 Million, EPS is 3.75, P/E ratio is 19.72 and the dividend yield is 12.70% at the annual dividend payout of 7.00.

Rallye SA (EPA: RAL)

It is a France-based holding company. It organized around two sectors of activity: large scale distribution to the food stores and supermarkets and distribution of sports items. The company is present in France, Latin America, Poland, and Asia through its interest in brands, such as Geant, Monoprix, Leader Price and United Grocers Cash & Carry, among others. The company operates through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies such as Cobivia SAS, L'Habitation Moderne de Boulogne, Magasins Jean SAS, Matignon Sablons SAS, MFD SA among others.

It has a market capitalization of 1.33 billion, EPS is 4.58, P/E ratio is 6.02 and the dividend yield is 6.63% at the annual dividend payout of 1.03.

Casino Guichard Perrachon SA (EPA: CO)

The company owns and operates retail outlets in France and abroad. It distributes a range of products through a chain of stores. The company operates via hypermarkets, supermarkets, discount stores, convenience stores and cafeterias within France and outside. It operates through the brand named Geant Casino and Leader Price bio, among others in various countries, including Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Columbia, Thailand, Madagascar, Vietnam and Mauritius.

It has a market capitalization of 8.12 Billion, EPS is 9.43, P/E ratio is 7.65 and the dividend yield is 4.16% at the annual dividend payout of 3.00.

Carrefour SA (EPA: CA)

Carrefour SA is primarily engaged in retail distribution based in France. The company operates a network of hypermarkets, supermarkets, maxi discount stores, convenience stores and cash-and-carry outlets and offers e-commerce services. It operates via numerous wholly-owned and partially-owned subsidiaries primarily in Europe, but also in Asia and Americas. On November 30, 2012 it completed the sale of a 100% stake in Colombia Holdings Alpha BV, Thalie BV, Calliope BV, Uranie BV and Coledim BV to Cencosud SA.

It has a market capitalization of 16.64 Billion, EPS is 0.23, P/E ratio is 92.47 and the dividend yield is 2.72% at the annual dividend payout of 0.58.

Somfy SA (EPA: SO)

Somfy SA is engaged in the design, manufacture and development of controls for openings and closures of homes and commercial buildings. Its range of products include automatic controls for awnings, rolling shutters, storefront grills, garage doors and gates, motors and controls for roller shutters and curtains, venetian blinds and all interior window coverings and decoration, alarm systems and for protecting large utility facilities. As of May 30, 2013 the company acquired a 51% stake in Giga Industria e Comercio de Productos de Segurance Electronica S.A. (Giga) in Brazil.

The company has a market capitalization of 1.18 Billion, EPS is 11.14, P/E ratio is 14.35 and the dividend yield is 3.00% at the annual dividend payout of 4.80.

The site http://fr.dividendinvestor.com/ will help you to know more about Les actions offrant les meilleurs dividendes en France

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