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The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (April 09 – April 15, 2012)
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: April 15, 2012 08:41AM

Stocks With Biggest Dividend Hikes From Last Week by Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of companies that have announced a dividend increase within the recent week. In total, 47 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 14 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 43.68 percent. Fourteen stocks and funds have a yield over five percent and all eleven are currently recommended to buy.

Here are the stocks with fast dividend growth:

1. Plains All American Pipelines (PAA) has a market capitalization of $12.32 billion. The company employs 3,800 people, generates revenues of $34,275.00 million and has a net income of $994.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,530.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 4.46 percent (operating margin 3.79 percent and the net profit margin finally 2.90 percent).

The total debt representing 33.80 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 95.39 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 15.47 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.93. Last fiscal year, the company paid $3.91 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 2.0 percent.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.08, P/S ratio 0.37 and P/B ratio 2.34. Dividend Yield: 5.28 percent. The beta ratio is 0.49.

2. The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) has a market capitalization of $39.60 billion. The company employs 51,705 people, generates revenues of $59,985.00 million and has a net income of $2,784.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,562.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 10.94 percent (operating margin 8.17 percent and the net profit margin finally 4.64 percent).

The total debt representing 31.20 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 96.94 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 13.13 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.04. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.90 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 28.0 percent.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.25, P/S ratio 0.66 and P/B ratio 2.15. Dividend Yield: 3.86 percent. The beta ratio is 2.34.

3. PNC Financial Services (PNC) has a market capitalization of $32.33 billion. The company employs 45,940 people, generates revenues of $10,194.00 million and has a net income of $3,071.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $5,693.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 55.85 percent (operating margin 27.59 percent and the net profit margin finally 20.83 percent).

The total debt representing 10.96 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 87.33 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 9.33 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.66. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.15 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 14.3 percent.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.82, P/S ratio 2.19 and P/B ratio 0.95. Dividend Yield: 2.61 percent. The beta ratio is 1.22.

4. Mosaic (MOS) has a market capitalization of $21.38 billion. The company employs 3,200 people, generates revenues of $9,937.80 million and has a net income of $2,518.50 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,111.60 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 31.31 percent (operating margin 26.81 percent and the net profit margin finally 25.34 percent).

The total debt representing 5.28 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 7.15 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 24.70 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.67. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.20 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 150.0 percent.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.76, P/S ratio 2.15 and P/B ratio 1.93. Dividend Yield: 1.00 percent. The beta ratio is 1.34.

Take a closer look at the full table of the stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 43.68 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 4.09 percent.

Related Stock Ticker:
ADX, AEB, DMLP, DOW, FEN, PFIG, GEL, GAINP, FUL, HCSG, IEX, LKFN, MOS, MVO, PEO, PAA, PNC, KBWY, BKLN, BAB, PZT, PLK, VCRT, PCY, PGF, PVI, SCHN, GJR, MJH, SKT, TRGP, NGLS, TGP, MLPG, MLPL, MLPI, MLPW


Stocks Discussed: ADX, AEB, DMLP, DOW, FEN, PFIG, GEL, GAINP, FUL, HCSG, IEX, L,
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