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12 Dividend Challengers With Highest Recent Growth

|Includes: CMCSA, Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (CMLP), EVEP-OLD, GEL, GOLD, HEP, NGLS, OKE, RBA, RBN, TGH, TPL

Dividend Challenger Stocks With Accelerated Growth Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Dividend Challengers are companies with rising dividends of at least five consecutive years but less than ten years in a row. 190 dividend stocks achieved this goal. Not all of them can follow its dividend growth policy due to negative business performance. Let's figure out the good once.

I screened all Challengers with the highest increase in sales and earnings over the recent quarter compared to the same quarter last year. I observed only those stocks with a quarter over quarter sales and earnings per share growth of more than twenty-five percent. Twelve stocks fulfilled these criteria of which four are high yields; eight stocks are recommended to buy. 83 percent of the results are from the basic material and services sector. Especially stocks from the oil and gas pipeline industry are dominant.

Here is the full table with some fundamentals:

12 Dividend Challengers With Highest Recent Growth...

Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 22.55 and forward P/E ratio is 18.56. The dividend yield has a value of 3.70 percent. Price to book ratio is 4.61 and price to sales ratio 4.71. The operating margin amounts to 31.77 percent. Sales increased 53.66 percent compared to the figures from the same quarter last year (22.58 percent 5-year average) and the earnings per share grew 138.73 percent quarter over quarter (16.95 percent 5-year average).

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