Best Dividend Paying Stock Lists By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. I'm looking for cheap stocks with a solid dividend. That's my basic premise in stock hunting. In order to get new ideas, I make every month a screen about the best dividend paying stocks on the market.
The best dividend paying stock list is a small compilation with seven tough investing criteria, summarized below. The list includes each month around 20 to 30 results. It's a quick dividend list (from low-yield to high-yield paying stocks) of stocks with interesting performance and valuation figures. Stocks from that list are mid- and large caps (market capitalization of more than USD 1 billion) with double-digit long-term earnings growth rates. The companies are traded at AMEX, NYSE, NASDAQ and part of the Dow Jones, S&P 500 or Nasdaq Composite. The list is selected by the following criteria and sorted by dividend yield.
Market Capitalization: > 1 Billion
Price/Earnings Ratio: > 0 < 100
Dividend Yield: > 3 < 20
Return on Investment: > 10 < 100
Operating Margin: > 10 < 100
10 Year Revenue Growth: > 8 < 200
10 Year EPS Growth: > 10 < 100
29 companies are part of the best dividend paying stock list for September 2013. The top pick is now Southern, a commodity based stock with a double-digit dividend yield. 15 stocks have a dividend yield over 4 percent, a good value in a low interest environment.
Here is the full list and my most promising selection:
Take a closer look at the full table of the best dividend paying stocks. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 15.26 while the dividend yield has a value of 4.92 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.57 and price to sales ratio 3.0. The operating margin amounts to 36.37 percent. The earnings per share grew by 21.64 yearly over the past decade and sales by 18.47 percent.
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