57 Stocks With Dividend Growth Announcements From Last Week

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Stocks with dividend hikes from last week originally published at “long-term-investments.blogspot.com“. The total number of stocks which announced a dividend hike shrank to 57 over the last week. That’s still a big value compared to figure of the recent months.

Dividend growth is still a popular source for growing wealth and I discover every weeks the latest growth stocks and publish them in my Dividend Weekly and on my blog.

My favorite pick this week is Colgate. The toothpaste maker hiked its dividends by 9.7 percent. Many stocks from the financial and services sector are on the list. It could be sign for a stronger growth perspective within these areas.

57 stocks and funds raised dividends last week of which 39 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 20.04 percent. Linked is a full free list of all companies and funds with some price ratios to compare.

Below the results are 4 High-Yields, stocks with over 5 percent dividend yield. 27 companies have a current buy or better rating.


Here are my favorite dividend growth stocks:

General Dynamics (GD) has a market capitalization of $24.35 billion. The company employs 92,200 people, generates revenue of $31.513 billion and has a net income of $-332.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1.453 billion. The EBITDA margin is 4.61 percent (the operating margin is 2.64 percent and the net profit margin -1.05 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 11.39 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 34.31 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of -2.70 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $-1.15. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.04 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is not calculable, the P/S ratio is 0.77 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.14. The dividend yield amounts to 3.25 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.23.

Colgate-Palmolive (CL) has a market capitalization of $54.69 billion. The company employs 38,600 people, generates revenue of $17.085 billion and has a net income of $2.631 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4.314 billion. The EBITDA margin is 25.25 percent (the operating margin is 22.76 percent and the net profit margin 15.40 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 39.05 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 238.92 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 108.33 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.15. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.44 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.48, the P/S ratio is 3.17 and the P/B ratio is finally 24.98. The dividend yield amounts to 2.35 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.44.

Family Dollar Stores (FDO) has a market capitalization of $6.81 billion. The company employs 33,000 people, generates revenue of $9.331 billion and has a net income of $422.24 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $892.60 million. The EBITDA margin is 9.57 percent (the operating margin is 7.37 percent and the net profit margin 4.53 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 16.23 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 42.19 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 35.41 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.59. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.60 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.36, the P/S ratio is 0.73 and the P/B ratio is finally 5.23. The dividend yield amounts to 1.77 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.18.

Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 20.04 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 2.21 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 18.03.The average P/S ratio is 3.36 and P/B 2.76.

 

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