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11 Low-Volatility Stocks with Good Dividends from the Services Sector: WMT, MCD, TGP

Here is an actual sheet of stocks with a low volatility (measured by a beta ratio of less than 0.5) with perfect dividends (more than 2 percent). All stocks come from the service sector. Exactly 11 stock market listed companies fulfilled these criteria, of which four are high yields with a dividend yield of more than 5 percent.

Here are the three top dividend stocks by market capitalization:

Walmart Stores (WMT) hasa market capitalization of $199.73 billion. The company employs 2,100,000 people, generates revenues of $421,849.00 million and has a net income of $15,959.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $33,183.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 7.87 percent (operating margin 6.05 percent and the net profit margin finally 3.78 percent).

The total debt representing 27.60 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 72.75 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 22.09 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $4.44, of which $1.21 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.13, Price/Sales 0.47 and Price/Book ratio 2.97. Dividend Yield: 2.52 percent. The beta ratio is 0.35.

McDonald's Corporation (MCD) hasa market capitalization of $100.31 billion. The company employs 400,000 people, generates revenues of $24,074.60 million and has a net income of $4,946.30 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $8,585.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 35.66 percent (operating margin 31.04 percent and the net profit margin finally 20.55 percent).

The total debt representing 35.98 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 78.62 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 34.51 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $5.10 of which $2.26 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.21, Price/Sales 4.10 and Price/Book ratio 6.94. Dividend Yield: 2.89 percent. The beta ratio is 0.46.

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (TGP) hasa market capitalization of $1.92 billion. The company employs 1,037 people, generates revenues of $374.01 million and has a net income of $92.94 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $268.31 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 71.74 percent (operating margin 47.85 percent and the net profit margin finally 24.85 percent).

The total debt representing 64.01 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 253.37 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 8.75 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $2.26 of which $2.40 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.33, Price/Sales 5.57 and Price/Book ratio 1.97. Dividend Yield: 7.85 percent. The beta ratio is 0.42.

Take a closer look at the full table of low beta services stocks with best dividends. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 30.46 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 16.57. The dividend yield has a value of 4.54 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.39 and price to sales ratio 1.61. The operating margin amounts to 22.32 percent.

Related stock ticker symbols:STB, TGP, INTX, BWL-A, WWAY, HOTT, MCD, ASEI, OMI, SPRO, WMT

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