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Best Christmas Stocks 2011

These are the best Christmas shares by dividend yield: stock, capital, investment. They will produce gifts for your Christmas time and could benefit from better as expected year-end sales.

Compared to the previous year, where 30 shares were part of the analysis, I decided to increase the number by service companies like apparel and electronic retailer. In addition, I scaled up stocks that produce consumer electronics and food.

These are the 6 top stocks by dividend yield:

Koninklijke Philips Electronics (PHG) has a market capitalization of $18.94 billion. The company employs 124,218 people, generates revenues of $33,029.27 million and has a net income of $1,863.33 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,530.98 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 13.72 percent (operating margin 8.12 percent and the net profit margin finally 5.64 percent).

The total debt representing 14.43 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 30.96 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 9.76 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $-0.58 of which $0.97 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is not calculable, Price/Sales 0.58 and Price/Book ratio 0.92. Dividend Yield: 5.89 percent. The beta ratio is 1.41.

Avon Products (AVP) has a market capitalization of $7.28 billion. The company employs 42,000 people, generates revenues of $10,862.80 million and has a net income of $595.20 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,267.90 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 11.67 percent (operating margin 9.88 percent and the net profit margin finally 5.48 percent).

The total debt representing 39.83 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 189.33 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 40.02 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $1.70 of which $0.88 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 9.96, Price/Sales 0.65 and Price/Book ratio 4.27. Dividend Yield: 5.59 percent. The beta ratio is 1.39.

Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) has a market capitalization of $3.68 billion. The company employs 71,000 people, generates revenues of $18,366.00 million and has a net income of $650.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,563.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 8.51 percent (operating margin 5.49 percent and the net profit margin finally 3.54 percent).

The total debt representing 16.10 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 59.37 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 15.69 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $4.54 of which $1.72 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.61, Price/Sales 0.19 and Price/Book ratio 0.82. Dividend Yield: 4.41 percent. The beta ratio is 1.89.

Hasbro (HAS) has a market capitalization of $4.23 billion. The company employs 5,800 people, generates revenues of $4,002.16 million and has a net income of $397.75 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $739.14 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 18.47 percent (operating margin 14.81 percent and the net profit margin finally 9.94 percent).

The total debt representing 34.50 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 87.42 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 24.78 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $2.91 of which $1.00 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.28, Price/Sales 1.06 and Price/Book ratio 2.79. Dividend Yield: 3.66 percent. The beta ratio is 0.96.

Canon Inc. (CAJ) has a market capitalization of $52.99 billion. The company employs 199,820 people, generates revenues of $47,500.01 million and has a net income of $3,238.12 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $9,067.29 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 19.09 percent (operating margin 10.45 percent and the net profit margin finally 6.82 percent).

The total debt representing 0.63 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.95 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 9.25 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $2.53 of which $1.54 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.43, Price/Sales 1.23 and Price/Book ratio 1.57. Dividend Yield: 3.60 percent. The beta ratio is 1.00.

Mattel (MAT) has a market capitalization of $9.42 billion. The company employs 31,000 people, generates revenues of $5,856.20 million and has a net income of $684.86 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,067.71 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 18.23 percent (operating margin 15.40 percent and the net profit margin finally 11.69 percent).

The total debt representing 22.15 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 45.65 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 26.24 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $2.02 of which $0.83 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.77, Price/Sales 1.57 and Price/Book ratio 3.61. Dividend Yield: 3.38 percent. The beta ratio is 0.91.

Check out the full list of christmas stocks. In total, there are 41 stocks with an average dividend yield of 2.47 percent.

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