Dow Jones Index Stocks With Highest Expected 5-Year Earnings Per Share Growth Researched By "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Some people might say that the Dow Jones in an index with slow growing value stocks with more or less stable dividends. The whole index is ex-growth and not rewarded by many growth investors. They search high growth within the technology sector on the NASDAQ or somewhere else, maybe in penny stocks. I will show you in this post, that the Dow Jones Index has more to offer than boring value stocks with flat dividends.
I made a screen of the 30 stocks from the Dow Jones and discovered those with a double-digit long-term growth rate, expected by analysts. Exactly for twelve companies is the upcoming earnings per share estimated to grow by more than ten percent yearly. Not bad for boring stocks with a huge portion of value. Of the results are ten with a current buy or better recommendation.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full table. The average P/E ratio amounts to 13.34 and forward P/E ratio is 12.48. The dividend yield has a value of 2.30 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.91 and price to sales ratio 1.31. The operating margin amounts to 14.46 percent. The average stock has a debt to equity ratio of 1.20.
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HD, CAT, DIS, UTX, TRV, AA, UNH, GE, BA, INTC, AXP, MMM