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20 Dividend Achiever with Highest Earnings Forecasts

Here is a current table of Dividend Achievers (stocks that have raised dividends for more than 10 consecutive years) with highest earnings per share predictions (more than 15% yearly for the next five years). One hundred eighty-eight Dividend Achievers are outstanding of which 20 fulfilled these criteria. Four of them are yielding above three percent.

Here are the 3 top dividend stocks by market capitalization:

Caterpillar (CAT) hasa market capitalization of $59.15 billion. The company employs 121,513 people, generates revenues of $42,588.00 million and has a net income of $2,782.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,238.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 14.65 percent (operating margin 9.30 percent and the net profit margin finally 6.53 percent).

The total debt representing 44.39 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 262.55 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 27.60 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $6.54 of which $1.74 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.98, Price/Sales 1.43 and Price/Book ratio 5.54. Dividend Yield: 1.96 percent. The beta ratio is 1.84.

EOG Resources (EOG) hasa market capitalization of $25.70 billion. The company employs 2,290 people, generates revenues of $6,099.90 million and has a net income of $160.65 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,465.24 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 40.41 percent (operating margin 8.58 percent and the net profit margin finally 2.63 percent).

The total debt representing 24.16 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 51.05 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 1.59 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $3.84 of which $0.62 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 24.93, Price/Sales 4.31 and Price/Book ratio 2.43. Dividend Yield: 0.65 percent. The beta ratio is 1.07.

Fastenal Company (FAST) hasa market capitalization of $11.76 billion. The company employs 14,927 people, generates revenues of $2,269.47 million and has a net income of $265.36 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $470.44 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 20.73 percent (operating margin 18.93 percent and the net profit margin finally 11.69 percent).

The total debt representing 0.00 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 21.46 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $1.14 of which $0.62 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 35.10, Price/Sales 5.21 and Price/Book ratio 9.21. Dividend Yield: 1.40 percent. The beta ratio is 0.96.

Take a closer look at the full table of Dividend Achievers with highest EPS Growth. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 19.75 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 15.32. The dividend yield has a value of 1.98 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.41 and price to sales ratio 2.22. The operating margin amounts to 16.25 percent. Earnings per share are expected to grow by 22.89 yearly for the next 5 years.

Related stock ticker symbols:PBCT, VIVO, NUE, MSA, SWK, GGG, CAT, WST, TDS, TNC, AOS, PII, FAST, FELE, NDSN, CLC, CRR, EOG, ROP, HP

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