Stocks with dividend hikes from last week originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Summer days are coming and the financial market goes to hibernation.
Last week was the weakest week in terms of dividend growth. Only 11 companies announced a dividend hike within the recent week and additional three funds followed to hike dividends. Five of them are yielding over three percent and eight have a current buy or better rating.
The biggest stocks with recent dividend growth are Caterpillar, the retail discounter Target as well as the medical instruments and supplies company CR Bard.
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 30.33 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 1.66 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 21.54. The average P/S ratio is 2.34 and P/B 2.78.
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IAF, ARE, CASY, CAT, BCR, CFI, CYS, LBF, HCAP, HEI, NFG, RIF, GJK, GJP, GJJ, TGT, TCBK