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43 Stocks with the Highest Dividend Growth in August 2012
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: August 30, 2012 09:02AM

Shares With Highest Dividend Growth by Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of companies with fastest dividend growth compared to the previous dividend declaration. The dividend growth is often a good indicator of the financial health of a stock. Companies with a strong increase in dividends judge the future of their company as rosy, and they want to give money back to shareholders that they don’t need for their business.

In total, the 43 fastest dividend growth companies realized an average dividend growth of 20.62 percent. The average dividend yield of the stocks amounts to 3.37. The P/E ratio is 16.55, P/B 2.53 and P/S finally 3.16.

Here are the stocks with fast dividend growth:

Altria Group (MO) has a market capitalization of $70.32 billion. The company employs 9,900 people, generates revenue of $23,800.00 million and has a net income of $3,393.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,321.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 26.56 percent (operating margin 25.50 percent and net profit margin 14.26 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 37.04 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 371.98 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 76.13 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.16. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.58 in form of dividends to shareholders. MO increased dividends by 7.3 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.98, P/S ratio 2.95 and P/B ratio 19.17. Dividend Yield: 5.10 percent. The beta ratio is 0.39.

Cisco Systems (CSCO) has a market capitalization of $102.85 billion. The company employs 71,825 people, generates revenue of $46,061.00 million and has a net income of $8,041.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,667.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 27.50 percent (operating margin 21.85 percent and net profit margin 17.46 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 17.79 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 31.83 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 16.32 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.49. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.28 in form of dividends to shareholders. CSCO increased dividends by 75 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.91, P/S ratio 2.24 and P/B ratio 2.01. Dividend Yield: 2.91 percent. The beta ratio is 1.26.

Brinker (EAT) has a market capitalization of $2.58 billion. The company employs 100,400 people, generates revenue of $2,820.72 million and has a net income of $151.23 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $356.89 million. The EBITDA margin is 12.65 percent (operating margin 8.22 percent and net profit margin 5.36 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 42.84 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 198.54 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 40.39 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.89. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.64 in form of dividends to shareholders. EAT increased dividends by 25 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.47, P/S ratio 0.90 and P/B ratio 8.28. Dividend Yield: 2.32 percent. The beta ratio is 1.40.

Stage Stores (SSI) has a market capitalization of $656.68 million. The company employs 14,000 people, generates revenue of $1,511.92 million and has a net income of $30.96 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $112.78 million. The EBITDA margin is 7.46 percent (operating margin 3.38 percent and net profit margin 2.05 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 6.73 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 11.99 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 6.86 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.07. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.33 in form of dividends to shareholders. SSI increased dividends by 11.1 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.73, P/S ratio 0.43 and P/B ratio 1.54. Dividend Yield: 1.91 percent. The beta ratio is 1.66.

Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with the highest dividend growth within the recent month, August 2012. In total, the 43 fastest dividend growth companies realized an average dividend growth of 20.62 percent. The average dividend yield of the stocks amounts to 3.37. The P/E ratio is 16.55, P/B 2.53 and P/S finally 3.16.

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ALNC,DGAS,ARCT,GJT,CINF,ARCP,PSEC,PSEC

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Stocks Discussed: WLK, VVI, CSCO, GME, PKY, DTN, BOLT, BTH, EAT, SLH, MTSC, PFG,
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