Best Dividend Stocks From The Consumer Goods Sector Researched By "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Stocks from the consumer sector are important for the U.S. Economy. At the capital markets are 403 consumer goods stocks tradeable. The whole market capitalization of them amounts to USD 165.60 trillion. The average dividend yield has a value of 2.59 percent and the P/E ratio is 20.40.
In order to find the best dividend paying large cap growth stocks from the investment class, I screened all companies with a positive dividend yield, great earnings per share growth of more than 10 percent and an operating margin over 10 percent. To get the best results in terms of low debt and high cash, the debt to equity ratio should be under one. Finally, the market capitalization should be above USD 2 billion. Sixteen consumer stocks remained of which twelve are currently recommended to buy.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 22.67 and forward P/E ratio is 16.62. The dividend yield has a value of 1.58 percent. Price to book ratio is 6.10 and price to sales ratio 2.75. The operating margin amounts to 15.04 percent and the beta ratio is 1.20. The average stock has a debt to equity ratio of 0.33.
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