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10 Of The Most Promising Dow Jones Stocks

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Today I've tried to find a particular type of equity from the Dow Jones Index: high-quality dividend growth stocks with strong competitive advantages suitable for long-term investors.

These stocks have a mix of a low price-to-earnings ratio, high dividend yield, low stock-price-volatility, and high growth rate.

The Dow Jones is one of the top indices in the world and covers the biggest dividend paying stocks. It's the real american capitalism.

My criteria also included the following onces:

- Total return
- Payout ratio
- Dividend yield
- Historical growth rate
- Price-to-earnings ratio
- Stock price standard deviation and beta ratio

Here are the results from the latest screen. Which do you like?

Verizon Communications -- Yield: 4.61%

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) employs 176,200 people, generates revenue of $127,079.00 million and has a net income of $11,956.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $194.07 billion.

Verizon Communications's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $43,239.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 34.03% (the operating margin is 15.42% and the net profit margin 9.41%).

Financials: The total debt represents 48.68% of Verizon Communications assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 921.05%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 37.65% was realized by Verizon Communications.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.39. Last fiscal year, Verizon Communications paid $2.14 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.83, the P/S ratio is 1.53 and the P/B ratio is finally 16.14. The dividend yield amounts to 4.61%. - Check out more here: 10 Of The Most Promising Dow Jones Stocks...