Most recommended dividend stocks from the services sector originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Today I like to go forward with my best stock recommendation list for January 2013 and I analyze the services sector.
The services sector has 888 companies listed of which 348 pay dividends and 213 are recommended to buy now.
The total market capitalization of all stocks amounts to 56.93 trillion US Dollar. An average stock from the sector has a dividend yield of 1.72 percent and is valuated with a P/E of 20.10. The best yielding industries are Consumer Services and Electronic Stores followed by Computers Wholesale.
I made a screen of the 20 most recommended higher capitalized stocks with positive dividend payments. Two high-yields are part of the results.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full list. The average P/E ratio amounts to 19.82 and forward P/E ratio is 14.63. The dividend yield has a value of 2.30 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.79 and price to sales ratio 2.06. The operating margin amounts to 16.24 percent and the beta ratio is 16.24. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 1.31.
Related stock ticker symbols:
TOO, MIC, FUN, HRB, WPPGY, GMT, JW-A, FL, FMCN, CVS, ARG, SCI, WYN, SBUX, GNC, PIR, SIG, TW, MA, WAB