The Best Yielding Stocks From NASDAQ 100 As Of March 2012

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The NASDAQ 100 is of huge importance and used by many investors. The index includes 100 of the largest domestic and international non-financial securities. He reflects companies across major industry groups including computer hardware and software, telecommunications, retail/wholesale trade and biotechnology. The index does not contain securities of financial companies including investment companies. It is more important to know which companies pay the best dividends and how they are financed in order to pay these dividends. I screened stocks from the NASDAQ 100 by the best dividend yields and analyzed their financial situation. Finally, you find a little market valuation at the end of the company’s introduction.

Here are the best yielding NASDAQ 100 stocks:

1. Vodafone Group (VOD) has a market capitalization of $135.58 billion. The company employs 83,862 people, generates revenues of $73,194.23 million and has a net income of $12,554.24 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $13,420.43 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 18.34 percent (operating margin 12.20 percent and the net profit margin finally 17.15 percent).

The total debt representing 25.31 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 43.72 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 8.96 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.19. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.42 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.44, P/S ratio 1.86 and P/B ratio 1.01. Dividend Yield: 5.39 percent. The beta ratio is 0.79.

2. Paychex (PAYX) has a market capitalization of $11.34 billion. The company employs 12,400 people, generates revenues of $2,084.30 million and has a net income of $515.30 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $875.10 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 41.99 percent (operating margin 37.73 percent and the net profit margin finally 24.72 percent).

The company has no long-term debt. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 35.56 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.49. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.24 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 21.08, P/S ratio 5.49 and P/B ratio 7.65. Dividend Yield: 4.09 percent. The beta ratio is 0.84.

3. Microchip Technology (MCHP) has a market capitalization of $6.86 billion. The company employs 6,970 people, generates revenues of $1,487.20 million and has a net income of $429.17 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $580.78 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 39.05 percent (operating margin 31.88 percent and the net profit margin finally 28.86 percent).

The total debt representing 11.70 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 19.16 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 25.65 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.91. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.37 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.69, P/S ratio 4.67 and P/B ratio 3.78. Dividend Yield: 3.87 percent. The beta ratio is 1.09.

4. Mattel (MAT) has a market capitalization of $11.08 billion. The company employs 28,000 people, generates revenues of $6,266.04 million and has a net income of $768.51 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,202.40 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 19.19 percent (operating margin 16.61 percent and the net profit margin finally 12.26 percent).

The total debt representing 27.47 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 59.68 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 29.00 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.20. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.92 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.88, P/S ratio 1.78 and P/B ratio 4.24. Dividend Yield: 3.82 percent. The beta ratio is 0.92.

Take a close look at the full yield table of the NASDAQ 100. In average, dividend stocks from the NASDAQ have a yield of 2.19 percent. 44 stocks form the index pay dividends.

Selected Lists:
- Yields of the Dow Jones
- Yields S&P 500
- NASDAQ 100
- Yields Dividend Aristocrats

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