The Best Yielding Dividend Aristocrats List Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Dividend Aristocrats are stocks that have raised dividends over a period of more than 25 consecutive years and being part of the S&P500 Dividend Aristocrats Index. The index summarizes 51 companies large cap, blue chip companies within the S&P 500 that have followed a policy of increasing dividends every year for at least 25 consecutive years.
I screened all Dividend Aristocrats by the best yields. 47 stocks yielding over one percent, 39 exceeding the 2 percent mark and 17 stocks have a yield over three percent. The index has only three high yields and six companies with a yield over four percent. The low yields are compensated by a higher growth in dividend payments and lower stock volatility. Below are the stocks with a yield over three percent.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 20.46 and forward P/E ratio is 14.04. The dividend yield has a value of 4.11 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.90 and price to sales ratio 1.86. The operating margin amounts to 12.41 percent.
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PBI, T, HCP, LEG, CINF, ED, KMB, SYY, JNJ, CLX, ABT, EMR, BMS, PG, PEP, AFL, GPC