Here is a current sheet of the 10 best Dogs of the Dow. Such stocks have the lowest expected P/E ratio and highest dividend yield within the Dow Jones Index. In average, the 10 cheapest stocks of the Dow have a dividend yield of 4.25% and a forward P/E ratio of 10.84. The average P/B ratio is 2.14 and P/S ratio is 1.70. Forty percent of the dogs have a dividend yield of more than 4%.
Here are the best dogs by earnings per share growth:
1. The Travelers Companies (TRV) acts within the property and casualty insurance industry. The company has a market capitalization of $20.2 billion, generates revenues in an amount of $25.5 billion and a net income of $2.4 billion. Its P/E is 9.5, forward P/E is 8.1, P/S is 0.8 and P/B is 0.8. Dividend Yield: 3.4%. The expected growth for next year amounts to 52.3 and 8.6% for the upcoming five years.
2. Verizon (VZ) acts within the domestic telecom services industry. The company has a market capitalization of $102.9 billion, generates revenues of $107.4 billion and a net income of $6.4 billion. Its P/E ratio is 16.2, forward P/E is 14.0, P/S is 1.0 and P/B is 2.6. Dividend Yield: 5.5%. The expected growth for next year is 16.1 and 8.9% for the upcoming five years.
3. General Electric (GE) acts within the diversified machinery industry. The company has a market capitalization of $165.1 billion, generates revenues in an amount of $151.0 billion and a net income of $13.7 billion. Its P/E ratio is 12.1, forward P/E ratio is 9.8, P/S is 1.1 and P/B is 1.3. Dividend Yield: 3.9%. The expected growth for next year is 15.2 and 13.9% for the upcoming five years.
Take a closer look at the full list of the 10 cheapest stocks from the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index - Dogs of the Dow. The average dividend yield is 4.29% and forward P/E ratio is 9.61. The P/B is 1.95 and P/S ratio is 1.53.
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