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12 Fast-Growing Utilities with a Dividend Yield Above 3 Percent

November 08, 2011 | About:

Here is a current sheet of stocks from the utility sector with a dividend yield of more than 3% as well as a sales growth for the past five years of more than 10%. Twelve companies fulfilled these criteria, of which three are high yields.

Here are the three top dividend stocks by five-year sales growth:

Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE:TRGP) has a market capitalization of $1.45 billion. The company employs 1,020 people, generates revenues of $5,469.20 million and has a net income of $63.30 million. The firm’s EBITDA amounts to $376.70 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 6.89%.

The total debt representing 45.22% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 1,063.55%%. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to -174.62%. Finally, earnings per share amounted to $-1.89 of which $1.03 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.9, Price/Sales 0.26 and Price/Book ratio 9.76. Dividend Yield: 3.69%. The beta ratio is not calculable. The company grew 24.5% in sales over the past five years.

Huaneng Power (NYSE:HNP) has a market capitalization of $6.58 billion. The company employs 33,459 people, generates revenues of $16,391.89 million and has a net income of $522.65 million. The firm’s EBITDA amounts to $3,031.92 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 18.50%.

The total debt representing 62.26% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 263.84%. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 6.98%. Finally, earnings per share amounted to $1.24 of which $1.26 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.08, Price/Sales 0.58 and Price/Book ratio 0.74. Dividend Yield: 6.85%. The beta ratio is 0.64. The company grew 21.1% in sales over the past 5 years.

Atlas Energy LP (NYSE:ATLS) has a market capitalization of $1.21 billion. The company employs 270 people, generates revenues of $935.56 million and has a net income of $-47.46 million. The firm’s EBITDA amounts to $128.06 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 13.69%.

The total debt representing 34.03% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 3,725.62%. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to -1,307.25%. Finally, earnings per share amounted to $0.68 of which $0.12 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is not calculable, Price/Sales 1.29 and Price/Book ratio 40.64. Dividend Yield: 4.07%. The beta ratio is 2.65. The company grew 20.3% in sales over the past 5 years.

Take a closer look at the full table of fast growing utilities with best dividends. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 23.1 while the forward P/E ratio is 17.9. The dividend yield has a value of 4.8%. Price to book ratio is 2.4 and price to sales ratio 1.4. The operating margin amounts to 13.5%.

Related stock ticker symbols:NRGY, HNP, CPL, DUK, BKH, EOC, ATLS, ENI, TRGP, CPK, CWCO, AWR

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