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The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (August 06 – August 12, 2012)
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: August 12, 2012 09:11AM

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, 45 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 26 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 14.68 percent. Exactly 12 stocks have a yield over five percent and 16 are currently recommended to buy.

Here are the stocks with fast dividend growth:

Terra Nitrogen (TNH ) has a market capitalization of $4.41 billion. The company employs people, generates revenue of $798.90 million and has a net income of $508.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $527.70 million. The EBITDA margin is 66.05 percent (operating margin 63.57 percent and net profit margin 63.59 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.00 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 127.46 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $16.23. Last fiscal year, the company paid $13.91 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 5.3 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.54, P/S ratio 5.47 and P/B ratio 18.70. Dividend Yield: 7.07 percent. The beta ratio is 0.80.

CME Group (CME) has a market capitalization of $17.81 billion. The company employs 2,740 people, generates revenue of $3,280.60 million and has a net income of $1,814.40 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,281.60 million. The EBITDA margin is 69.55 percent (operating margin 61.61 percent and net profit margin 55.31 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 5.17 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 9.78 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 8.71 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.74. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.12 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 0.9 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.31, P/S ratio 5.43 and P/B ratio 0.82. Dividend Yield: 3.36 percent. The beta ratio is 1.12.

Briggs & Stratton (BGG) has a market capitalization of $828.04 million. The company employs 6,716 people, generates revenue of $2,066.53 million and has a net income of $29.01 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $104.95 million. The EBITDA margin is 5.08 percent (operating margin 2.00 percent and net profit margin 1.40 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 14.18 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 36.08 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 4.23 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.57. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.45 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 9.1 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 29.98, P/S ratio 0.40 and P/B ratio 1.31. Dividend Yield: 2.82 percent. The beta ratio is 1.08.

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) has a market capitalization of $26.87 billion. The company employs 65,000 people, generates revenue of $17,786.58 million and has a net income of $2,017.01 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,320.68 million. The EBITDA margin is 18.67 percent (operating margin 15.35 percent and net profit margin 11.34 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 22.19 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 39.83 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.60 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.98. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.40 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 5.6 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.40, P/S ratio 1.51 and P/B ratio 2.77. Dividend Yield: 2.65 percent. The beta ratio is 1.16.

Take a closer look at the full table of the stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 14.68 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 4.18 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 16.55. The average P/S ratio is 4.31 and P/B 2.79.

Related Stock Ticker:
ALTE, ABR, ARCC, BGG, BR, GYB, CHE, CME, CRD.A, CRD.B, ECT, GJS, FGB, GBL, HQL, HAR, ITQ, KNL, LEG, LTC, MON, NHI, NICK, OAK, PYT, STR, ROICU, SMG, BOX, GJK, SLW, GJP, GJR, GJJ, TCPC, TNH, TSO, TGH, TYG, NTG, TYN, TTP, AUY, ZBpA


Stocks Discussed: ALTE, ABR, ARCC, BGG, BR, GYB, CHE, CME, CRD.A, CRD.B, ECT, G,
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