Stocks with dividend hikes from last week originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Last week was a weak one because only 14 companies announced to raise their dividends. Three of them have a high yield and ten a buy or better recommendation. In total they grew dividends by an average ratio of 16.57 percent.
Growing dividends are important because they show which companies are confident to manage future growth without additional capital. For you as investor, you get a higher passive income.
The biggest names on the best dividend growers list are National Grid, Seadrill and American Eagle Outfitters.
Here are the latest dividend growth stocks:
Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 16.57 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 3.53 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 14.59. The average P/S ratio is 2.01 and P/B 2.46.
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