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20 High-Yield Dividend Contenders

Here is a current sheet stocks that have raised their dividends for at least 10 years in a row but not more than 25 years. One hundred forty-four stocks have achieved this of which 10 are high yields with a dividend yield of more than 5%.

Here are the three top dividend stocks by biggest market capitalization:

Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) has a market capitalization of $38.28 billion. The company employs 5,070 people, generates revenues of $33,739.30 million and has a net income of $1,383.70 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,968.50 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 8.80 percent (operating margin 6.36 percent and the net profit margin finally 4.10 percent).

The total debt representing 43.25 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 119.25 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 4.82 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounted to $1.88 of which $2.32 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 23.80, Price/Sales 1.16 and Price/Book ratio 3.36. Dividend Yield: 5.46 percent. The beta ratio is 0.58.

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP) has a market capitalization of $25.08 billion. The company employs 8,142 people, generates revenues of $8,077.70 million and has a net income of $1,327.10 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,555.40 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 31.64 percent (operating margin 19.87 percent and the net profit margin finally 16.43 percent).

The total debt representing 52.94 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 160.49 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 6.44 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounted to $0.16 of which $4.40 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 473.95, Price/Sales 3.12 and Price/Book ratio 3.44. Dividend Yield: 6.12 percent. The beta ratio is 0.37.

Plains All American Pipeline (PAA) has a market capitalization of $9.94 billion. The company employs 3,500 people, generates revenues of $25,893.00 million and has a net income of $514.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,016.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 3.92 percent (operating margin 2.96 percent and the net profit margin finally 1.99 percent).

The total debt representing 43.47 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 137.19 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 8.01 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounted to $4.20 of which $3.76 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.85, Price/Sales 0.38 and Price/Book ratio 2.22. Dividend Yield: 5.98 percent. The beta ratio is 0.48.

Take a closer look at the full table of high yield dividend contenders. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 24.0 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 20.3. The dividend yield has a value of 6.3 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.4 and price to sales ratio 4.8. The operating margin amounts to 26.4 percent.

Related stock ticker symbols:NRGY, VGR, NS, SPH, OFC, TCLP, UHT, KMP, BPL, PAA, NNN, NHI, MCY, MDP, EPD, UBA, WPC, HARL, O, MMP

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