Stocks with dividend hikes from last week originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". 77! That's the number of stocks and funds which raised dividends last week. It's the highest amount this year and the highest for several months.
Dividend growth is often a good sign for a healthy business. Corporate leaders like to give money back that they don't need for their business. They also expect a strong incoming cash flow.
Yesterday, I started to tweet some of those stocks with recent dividend growth via my @DividendSheet account on twitter. You can also follow me there in order get more dividend stock ideas - quick and short informative with current yield and price-earnings figures. I ever try to limit my thoughts but I cover over 50,000 stocks on the world and a few hundreds of them are very good dividend growth investments.
However, 77 stocks and funds raised dividends last week of which 44 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 40.67 percent. Linked is a small list of all companies and funds with some price ratios to compare.
Below the results are 14 High-Yields, stocks with over 5 percent dividend yield. 47 companies have a current buy or better rating.
Here are my favorite dividend growth stocks:
Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 40.67 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 2.89 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 20.08.The average P/S ratio is 3.12 and P/B 2.71.
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