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Best Dividend Paying Stock List as of June 2012
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: June 1, 2012 08:56AM

Here is a current dividend list (from low-yield to high-yield paying stocks) of stocks with interesting performance and valuation figures. Stocks from that list are mid and large caps (market capitalization of more than USD1 billion) with double-digit long-term earnings growth rates. The companies are traded at AMEX, NYSE, NASDAQ and part of the Dow Jones, S&P 500 or Nasdaq Composite. Date of the screen is June 1, 2012. The list is selected by the following criteria and sorted by dividend yield.

Market capitalization: greater than $1 billion

Price/Earnings Ratio: > 0< 100
Dividend Yield: > 3< 20
Return on investment: > 10< 100
Operating Margin: > 10< 100
10 Year Revenue Growth: > 8< 200
10 Year EPS Growth: > 10< 100

Here are my favorite stocks:


Vale (VALE) has a market capitalization of $93.33 billion. The company employs 70,785 people, generates revenues of $58,990.00 million and has a net income of $21,517.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $34,234.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 58.03 percent (operating margin 51.05 percent and the net profit margin finally 36.48 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 19.04 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 31.53 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 30.99 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.77. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.73 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 4.85, P/S ratio 1.69 and P/B ratio 1.21. Dividend Yield: 6.26 percent. The beta ratio is 1.55.

Novartis AG (NVS) has a market capitalization of $126.03 billion. The company employs 123,686 people, generates revenues of $59,375.00 million and has a net income of $9,245.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $15,751.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 26.53 percent (operating margin 18.52 percent and the net profit margin finally 15.57 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 17.22 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 30.72 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.12 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.55. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.25 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.66, P/S ratio 2.40 and P/B ratio 1.90. Dividend Yield: 4.77 percent. The beta ratio is 0.52.

CNOOC Limited (CEO) has a market capitalization of $80.10 billion. The company employs 5,377 people, generates revenues of $37,899.77 million and has a net income of $11,050.90 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $18,571.11 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 49.00 percent (operating margin 37.60 percent and the net profit margin finally 29.16 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 9.89 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 14.45 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 29.36 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $24.64. Last fiscal year, the company paid $5.80 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 7.28, P/S ratio 2.15 and P/B ratio 1.94. Dividend Yield: 3.80 percent. The beta ratio is 1.43.

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) has a market capitalization of $97.22 billion. The company employs 91,000 people, generates revenues of $38,851.26 million and has a net income of $4,728.45 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $8,795.84 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 22.64 percent (operating margin 14.81 percent and the net profit margin finally 12.17 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 25.57 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 63.07 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.07 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.23. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.92 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.12, P/S ratio 2.50 and P/B ratio 3.97. Dividend Yield: 3.30 percent. The beta ratio is 0.31.

Take a closer look at the full table of best dividend paying stocks in June 2012. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 12.03 while the dividend yield has a value of 4.82 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.52 and price to sales ratio 2.55. The operating margin amounts to 29.67 percent. Earnings per share grew by 19.52 yearly over the past decade.

Compared to the previous month, there are nine additional stocks on the best dividend paying stock list, in total 29. The highest yield is still realized by MFA Financial (MFA) who has a yield of 12.55 percent. Southern Copper (SO) was referred by Alliance Resource Partners (ARLP) to rank three.

Related Stock Ticker Symbols:
MFA, ARLP, SCCO, HEP, VALE, MBT, SID, YZC, PBR, STO, MMP, NVS, SSL, STRA, MCHP, CHL, TLK, BBL, CEO, GRMN, CVX, BHP, RIO, ABT, GD, PEP, ABV, VCO, RES

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· Best Dividend Paying Stock List As Of May 2012


Stocks Discussed: MFA, ARLP, SCCO, HEP, VALE, MBT, SID, YZC, PBR, STO, MMP, NVS,
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