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The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (September 03 – September 09, 2012)
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: September 9, 2012 09:06AM

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, 18 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 7 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 51.02 percent. Exactly 11 stocks have a yield over three percent and two are currently recommended to buy.

Here are the stocks with fast dividend growth:

Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) has a market capitalization of $1.54 billion. The company employs 54 people, generates revenue of $326.91 million and has a net income of $-80.01 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $173.83 million. The EBITDA margin is 53.17 percent (operating margin -28.74 percent and net profit margin -24.47 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 54.01 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 142.93 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of -7.05 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $-0.29. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.50 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is not calculable, P/S ratio 4.72 and P/B ratio 1.80. Dividend Yield: 5.06 percent. The beta ratio is 1.92.

Verizon Communications (VZ) has a market capitalization of $124.55 billion. The company employs 188,200 people, generates revenue of $110,875.00 million and has a net income of $10,198.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $29,376.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 26.49 percent (operating margin 11.62 percent and net profit margin 9.20 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 23.93 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 153.33 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 6.45 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.00. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.98 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 43.61, P/S ratio 1.12 and P/B ratio 3.44. Dividend Yield: 4.71 percent. The beta ratio is 0.51.

EPIQ Systems (EPIQ) has a market capitalization of $468.49 million. The company employs 1,000 people, generates revenue of $283.33 million and has a net income of $12.08 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $63.86 million. The EBITDA margin is 22.54 percent (operating margin 9.40 percent and net profit margin 4.26 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 38.82 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 79.14 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 3.61 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.36. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.20 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 36.06, P/S ratio 1.65 and P/B ratio 1.25. Dividend Yield: 2.76 percent. The beta ratio is 0.18.

Brady (BRC) has a market capitalization of $1.48 billion. The company employs 6,500 people, generates revenue of $1,324.27 million and has a net income of $-17.91 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $83.74 million. The EBITDA margin is 6.32 percent (operating margin 3.00 percent and net profit margin -1.35 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 19.67 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 31.33 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of -1.65 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $-0.37. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.74 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is not calculable, P/S ratio 1.15 and P/B ratio 1.46. Dividend Yield: 2.63 percent. The beta ratio is 1.38.

Take a closer look at the full table of the stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 51.02 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 5.23 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 43.97. The average P/S ratio is 10.30 and P/B 1.44.

Related Stock Ticker:
MITT, BRC, VFL, EVF, EPIQ, GBAB, PPR, JHI, LXP, CMK, MFV, NMYpG, NPVpE, JRO, JFR, TDF, TY, VZ


Stocks Discussed: MITT, BRC, VFL, EVF, EPIQ, GBAB, PPR, JHI, LXP, CMK, MFV, NMY,
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