Stocks with a long dividend history and consecutive increasing dividends are excellent candidates for a dividend income investor. Dividends are the main wealth contributor and they deliver nearly one third of the annual return in the long-run.
The average dividend-yield of the Dividend Champions list amounts to 3.29 percent while the average payout ratio is 0.69. The average P/E ratio is calculated with 23.49, price to sales ratio 2.07 and price to book ratio 2.85. Total debt to assets ratio is 23.42 leads to a return on equity of 16.04 percent. The operating margin amounts to 14.61 percent. Companies are traded at AMEX, NYSE, NASDAQ as well as being part of the Dow Jones, S&P 500 or Nasdaq Composite.
Here is the table of 10 Dividend Champions with some fundamentals:
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MSEX, PEP, VFC, WSC, BDX, CTL, MHP, NUE, RPM, ED