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14 Dividend Contenders under Book Value: PBCT, NWFL, TSH, LARK

Here is a current table of dividend contenders (stocks that have raised their distributions for 10-24 years without a break) with a price to book ratio of less than one. One hundred thirty-nine dividend contenders are available of which 14 are traded below book value. Five dividend contenders are yielding above 3 percent.

Here are the 3 top dividend stocks by market capitalization:

Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTT) hasa market capitalization of $62.39 billion. The company employs 219,343 people, generates revenues of $132,693.80 million and has a net income of $9,016.29 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $46,907.87 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 35.35 percent (operating margin 11.79 percent and the net profit margin finally 6.79 percent).

The total debt representing 23.23 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 56.97 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 6.45 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $2.42 of which $0.77 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.20, Price/Sales 0.49 and Price/Book ratio 0.63. Dividend Yield: 2.95 percent. The beta ratio is 0.34.

ACE Limited (ACE) hasa market capitalization of $23.13 billion. The company employs 16,000 people, generates revenues of $16,006.00 million and has a net income of $3,108.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,212.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 38.81 percent (operating margin 22.81 percent and the net profit margin finally 19.42 percent).

The total debt representing 5.59 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 20.28 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 14.58 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $5.37 of which $1.30 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.78, Price/Sales 1.48 and Price/Book ratio 1.02. Dividend Yield: 2.67 percent. The beta ratio is 0.76.

Bunge Limited (BG) hasa market capitalization of $8.95 billion. The company employs 32,000 people, generates revenues of $45,707.00 million and has a net income of $2,361.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,720.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 8.14 percent (operating margin 6.67 percent and the net profit margin finally 5.17 percent).

The total debt representing 18.77 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 39.94 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 23.49 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $6.30 of which $0.90 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 9.76, Price/Sales 0.20 and Price/Book ratio 0.80. Dividend Yield: 1.59 percent. The beta ratio is 1.14.

Take a closer look at the full table of Dividend Contenders for less than book value. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 13.86 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 8.62. The dividend yield has a value of 2.98 percent. Price to book ratio is 0.82 and price to sales ratio 1.52. The operating margin amounts to 15.66 percent.

Related stock ticker symbols:PBCT, NWFL, TSH, LARK, PRE, RBCAA, SFG, NTT, ALTE, HCC, ACE, DFG, BG, TRH

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