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The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (May 07 – May 13, 2012)
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: May 14, 2012 09:10AM

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 36 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 70.42 percent. Exactly 11 stocks have a yield over five percent and 26 are currently recommended to buy.

Here are my favorite stocks with fast dividend growth:

Mine Safety Appliances (MSA)
has a market capitalization of $1.57 billion. The company employs 5,300 people, generates revenues of $1,178.61 million and has a net income of $70.04 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $154.31 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 13.09 percent (operating margin 8.89 percent and the net profit margin finally 5.94 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 30.70 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 78.93 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 15.73 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.16. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.03 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.71, P/S ratio 1.33 and P/B ratio 3.63. Dividend Yield: 2.63 percent. The beta ratio is 1.31.

CSX Corporation (CSX) has a market capitalization of $22.51 billion. The company employs 31,000 people, generates revenues of $11,743.00 million and has a net income of $1,822.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,394.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 37.42 percent (operating margin 29.11 percent and the net profit margin finally 15.52 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 31.35 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 109.30 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 21.26 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.75. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.45 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.39, P/S ratio 1.92 and P/B ratio 2.69. Dividend Yield: 2.59 percent. The beta ratio is 1.24.

Costco Wholesale (COST) has a market capitalization of $36.71 billion. The company employs 92,000 people, generates revenues of $88,915.00 million and has a net income of $1,542.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,294.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 3.70 percent (operating margin 2.74 percent and the net profit margin finally 1.73 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 8.05 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 17.94 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.81 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.43. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.89 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 24.64, P/S ratio 0.41 and P/B ratio 3.06. Dividend Yield: 1.30 percent. The beta ratio is 0.67.

Franklin Electric (FELE) has a market capitalization of $1.15 billion. The company employs 3,800 people, generates revenues of $821.08 million and has a net income of $63.72 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $118.69 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 14.46 percent (operating margin 11.38 percent and the net profit margin finally 7.76 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 19.77 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 36.59 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.38 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.12. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.54 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.80, P/S ratio 1.41 and P/B ratio 2.56. Dividend Yield: 1.18 percent. The beta ratio is 1.02.

Curtiss-Wright (CW) has a market capitalization of $1.53 billion. The company employs 8,900 people, generates revenues of $2,054.13 million and has a net income of $130.42 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $293.26 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 14.28 percent (operating margin 9.98 percent and the net profit margin finally 6.35 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 22.16 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 47.83 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.92 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.67. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.32 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.26, P/S ratio 0.75 and P/B ratio 1.24. Dividend Yield: 1.10 percent. The beta ratio is 1.19.

Take a closer look at the full table of the stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 70.42 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 3.67 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 18.01. The average P/S ratio is 39.28 and P/B 2.01.

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Stocks Discussed: BBOX, CLDT, CPA, COST, CSX, CW, EFC, EEA, FDS, GJS, FNV, FELE,
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