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My 4 Favorite Dividend Stocks with the Biggst Dividend Hike from Last Month
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: August 30, 2013 10:56AM

Let’s take a look at to the stocks with the fastest dividend growth during August 2013. There were a huge number of stocks which announced to pay a higher dividend in the future. Each week, I publish lists of all these stocks on my blog.

Today I would like to give you an update of the 50 fastest dividend growers from the recent month. Again, the below results are some pretty good stocks with very good growth rates. The average dividend growth of the 50 best stocks amounts to 36.19 percent.

Three of the 50 dividend growers have a double-digit dividend yield and four a high-yield over 5 percent. Eight percent of the results have a buy or better rating.

Here are the four biggest stocks with fast dividend growth from last month:

Altria Group (MO)
has a market capitalization of $68.03 billion. The company employs 9,100 people, generates revenue of $24.618 billion and has a net income of $4.183 billion. Altria Group’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7.487 billion. The EBITDA margin is 30.41 percent (the operating margin is 25.91 percent and the net profit margin 16.99 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 39.28 percent of Altria Group’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 438.07 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 121.70 percent was realized by Altria Group. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.19. Last fiscal year, Altria Group paid $1.70 in the form of dividends to shareholders. MO announced to raise dividends by 9.1 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.49, the P/S ratio is 2.76 and the P/B ratio is finally 21.53. The dividend yield amounts to 5.66 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.43.

Williams Companies (WMB) has a market capitalization of $24.75 billion. The company employs 4,639 people, generates revenue of $7.486 billion and has a net income of $929.00 million. Williams Companies’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2.368 billion. The EBITDA margin is 31.63 percent (the operating margin is 21.53 percent and the net profit margin 12.41 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 44.13 percent of Williams Companies’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 225.93 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 23.91 percent was realized by Williams Companies. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.93. Last fiscal year, Williams Companies paid $1.20 in the form of dividends to shareholders. WMB announced to raise dividends by 3.9 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 38.96, the P/S ratio is 3.31 and the P/B ratio is finally 5.19. The dividend yield amounts to 4.04 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.38.

Gap (GPS) has a market capitalization of $18.97 billion. The company employs 136,000 people, generates revenue of $15.651 billion and has a net income of $1.135 billion. Gap’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2.509 billion. The EBITDA margin is 16.03 percent (the operating margin is 12.41 percent and the net profit margin 7.25 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 16.68 percent of Gap’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 43.05 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 40.18 percent was realized by Gap. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.71. Last fiscal year, Gap paid $0.49 in the form of dividends to shareholders. GPS announced to raise dividends by 33.3 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.01, the P/S ratio is 1.22 and the P/B ratio is finally 6.51. The dividend yield amounts to 1.97 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.35.

Intuit (INTU) has a market capitalization of $18.88 billion. The company employs 8,500 people, generates revenue of $4.171 billion and has a net income of $823.00 million. Intuit’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1.465 billion. The EBITDA margin is 35.12 percent (the operating margin is 29.56 percent and the net profit margin 19.73 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 9.10 percent of Intuit’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 14.13 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 26.23 percent was realized by Intuit. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.74. Last fiscal year, Intuit paid $0.17 in the form of dividends to shareholders. INTU announced to raise dividends by 11.8 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 23.23, the P/S ratio is 4.53 and the P/B ratio is finally 5.35. The dividend yield amounts to 1.20 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.69.

Take a closer look at the full list of the 50 top stocks with fastest dividend growth from last month. The average P/E ratio amounts to 17.76. The dividend yield has a value of 3.16 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.05 and price to sales ratio 3.83.

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