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Update: The Best Dogs of the Dow Jones as of July 2012
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: July 27, 2012 09:18AM

Dogs of the Dow Jones by Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is an updated sheet of the 10 best Dogs of the Dow. Such stocks have the lowest expected price to earnings ratio and highest dividend yield within the Dow Jones Index. The ten cheapest stocks of the Dow Jones have an average dividend yield of 3.63 percent as well as a forward P/E ratio of 11.61. The average P/B ratio amounts to 2.52 and P/S ratio is 1.92. Compared to the results from last two months, no new dogs are available. The best yielding stock is still AT&T (T) with a yield of 4.85 percent. No high yields are below the dogs.

Here are my favorites:

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has a market capitalization of $188.79 billion. The company employs 117,900 people, generates revenue of $65,030.00 million and has a net income of $9,672.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $15,993.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 24.59 percent (operating margin 19.01 percent and net profit margin 14.87 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 17.27 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 34.39 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 17.02 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.14. 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 21.87, P/S ratio 2.85 and P/B ratio 3.22. Dividend Yield: 3.61 percent. The beta ratio is 0.55.

The Procter & Gamble (PG) has a market capitalization of $176.90 billion. The company employs 129,000 people, generates revenue of $82,559.00 million and has a net income of $11,797.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $18,656.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 22.60 percent (operating margin 19.16 percent and net profit margin 14.29 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 23.14 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 47.33 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 18.32 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.21. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.97 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 20.11, P/S ratio 2.12 and P/B ratio 2.67. Dividend Yield: 3.51 percent. The beta ratio is 0.43.

General Electric (GE) has a market capitalization of $217.68 billion. The company employs 301,000 people, generates revenue of $147,300.00 million and has a net income of $14,366.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $31,015.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 21.06 percent (operating margin 13.64 percent and net profit margin 9.75 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 63.22 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 389.43 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 11.06 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.24. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.61 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.56, P/S ratio 1.44 and P/B ratio 1.82. Dividend Yield: 3.40 percent. The beta ratio is 1.61.

Take a closer look at the full table of the 10 cheapest dogs of the dow jones. The average dividend yield amounts to 3.63 percent and the forward P/E ratio has a value of 11.61. The average P/B ratio amounts to 2.52 and P/S ratio is 1.92.

Related Stock Ticker Symbols:
T, VZ, MRK, PFE, GE, JNJ, PG, DD, CVX, JPM

Selected Articles:
· Cheapest Large Caps With Highest Expected Growth As Of July 2012
· The Best Dogs Of The Dow Jones As Of June 2012
· 12 Of The Cheapest S&P 500 Dividend Stocks
· 15 Most Profitable Dividend Aristocrats


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