12 Incredible Stocks With A Recent Dividend Expansion

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Stocks with dividend hikes from last week originally published at long-term-investments.blogspot.com. The dividend growth goes into the next round and begins to slow.

Last week, only 12 stocks and two funds announced to hike dividends of which two have a high yield of more than five percent. You can find a detailed list attached with additional price ratios of all 14 assets with dividend growth.

Financial stocks dominating the results; eight of the latest dividend growth stocks belong to the sector. In average, stocks from the sheet hiked dividends by 16.99 percent.

Here are the biggest stocks with latest dividend growth:

Verizon Communications (VZ) has a market capitalization of $132.61 billion. The company employs 180,900 people, generates revenue of $115.846 billion and has a net income of $10.557 billion. Verizon Communications earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $37.190 billion. The EBITDA margin is 32.10 percent (the operating margin is 11.36 percent and the net profit margin 9.11 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 23.08 percent of Verizon Communications assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 156.79 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 2.53 percent was realized by Verizon Communications. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.54. Last fiscal year, Verizon Communications paid $2.03 in the form of dividends to shareholders. VZ announced to raise dividends by 2.9 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 85.67, the P/S ratio is 1.14 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.00. The dividend yield amounts to 4.57 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.38.

Hess (HES) has a market capitalization of $26.54 billion. The company employs 14,775 people, generates revenue of $38.373 billion and has a net income of $2.063 billion. Hess’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7.120 billion. The EBITDA margin is 18.55 percent (the operating margin is 9.74 percent and the net profit margin 5.38 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 18.67 percent of Hess’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 38.46 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.23 percent was realized by Hess. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $10.30. Last fiscal year, Hess paid $0.40 in the form of dividends to shareholders. HES announced to raise dividends by 150 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 7.51, the P/S ratio is 0.69 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.25. The dividend yield amounts to 1.29 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.27.

Avago Technologies (AVGO) has a market capitalization of $9.52 billion. The company employs 3,600 people, generates revenue of $2.364 billion and has a net income of $563.00 million. Avago Technologies’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $744.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 31.47 percent (the operating margin is 24.62 percent and the net profit margin 23.82 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.10 percent of Avago Technologies’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.12 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 25.45 percent was realized by Avago Technologies. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.15. Last fiscal year, Avago Technologies paid $0.56 in the form of dividends to shareholders. AVGO announced to raise dividends by 9.5 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.95, the P/S ratio is 4.03 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.91. The dividend yield amounts to 2.39 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.90.

Trinity Industries (TRN) has a market capitalization of $3.41 billion. The company employs 9,590 people, generates revenue of $3.811 billion and has a net income of $251.90 million. Trinity Industries’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $734.60 million. The EBITDA margin is 19.27 percent (the operating margin is 15.08 percent and the net profit margin 6.61 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 45.80 percent of Trinity Industries’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 148.81 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.55 percent was realized by Trinity Industries. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.65. Last fiscal year, Trinity Industries paid $0.42 in the form of dividends to shareholders. TRN announced to raise dividends by 2.9 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.90, the P/S ratio is 0.90 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.67. The dividend yield amounts to 1.20 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 2.46.

Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 16.99 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 3.72 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 31.72. The average P/S ratio is 3.46 and P/B 3.43.

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