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4 Big Players With Recent Dividend Growth To Consider
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: October 20, 2013 01:17PM

30 companies announced a dividend hike within the recent week. Only six of them are large capitalized stocks and five are really cheap in terms of a low forward P/E.

It’s in line with our recognition of rising stock market multiples. Real cheap stocks are very rare. The most dangerous item are growth expectations. Growth lets earnings multiples grow but you need low multiples with a solid growing business to make a good return.

The biggest results are Itau Unibanco, Goldman Sachs and Abbott Laboratories as well.

Here are the biggest results with most recent dividend growth:


Goldman Sachs Group (GS)
has a market capitalization of $71.30 billion. The company employs 31,700 people, generates revenue of $41.664 billion and has a net income of $7.475 billion. Goldman Sachs Group’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12.462 billion. The EBITDA margin is 29.91 percent (the operating margin is 26.90 percent and the net profit margin 17.94 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 47.24 percent of Goldman Sachs Group’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 585.58 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.66 percent was realized by Goldman Sachs Group. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $16.47. Last fiscal year, Goldman Sachs Group paid $1.77 in the form of dividends to shareholders. GS announced to rise dividends by 10 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 9.64, the P/S ratio is 1.71 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.06. The dividend yield amounts to 1.39 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.34.

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) has a market capitalization of $57.95 billion. The company employs 91,000 people, generates revenue of $21.494 billion and has a net income of $579.00 million. Abbott Laboratories’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2.136 billion. The EBITDA margin is 9.94 percent (the operating margin is 1.64 percent and the net profit margin 2.69 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 30.45 percent of Abbott Laboratories’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 76.63 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 2.26 percent was realized by Abbott Laboratories. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.53. Last fiscal year, Abbott Laboratories paid $1.67 in the form of dividends to shareholders. ABT announced to rise dividends by 57.1 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 70.40, the P/S ratio is 2.70 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.20. The dividend yield amounts to 2.36 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.45.

Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) has a market capitalization of $57.38 billion. The company employs 6,600 people, generates revenue of $42.583 billion and has a net income of $2.428 billion. Enterprise Products Partners’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4.030 billion. The EBITDA margin is 9.46 percent (the operating margin is 7.30 percent and the net profit margin 5.70 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 45.09 percent of Enterprise Products Partners’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 122.86 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.13 percent was realized by Enterprise Products Partners. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.77. Last fiscal year, Enterprise Products Partners paid $2.57 in the form of dividends to shareholders. EPD announced to rise dividends by 1.5 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.44, the P/S ratio is 1.34 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.27. The dividend yield amounts to 4.44 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.64.

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP) has a market capitalization of $35.66 billion. The company employs 10,685 people, generates revenue of $8.642 billion and has a net income of $2.025 billion. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3.533 billion. The EBITDA margin is 40.88 percent (the operating margin is 27.08 percent and the net profit margin 23.43 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 54.13 percent of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 153.43 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 7.34 percent was realized by Kinder Morgan Energy Partners. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.29. Last fiscal year, Kinder Morgan Energy Partners paid $4.98 in the form of dividends to shareholders. KMP announced to rise dividends by 2.3 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 25.06, the P/S ratio is 4.13 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.63. The dividend yield amounts to 6.55 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.45.

Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 17.62 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 4.04 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 21.1. The average P/S ratio is 4.10 and P/B 4.04.

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