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Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week 2/2012



Stocks With Dividend Hikes From Last Week by Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of companies that have announced a dividend increase within the recent week. In total, 9 stocks raised dividends of which 4 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 9.90 percent.

Here are my favorites:Plains All American Pipelines (NYSE:PAA) has a market capitalization of $10.97 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, a return on equity of 8.01 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.18. Last fiscal year, the company paid $3.76 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.56, Price/Sales 0.44 and Price/Book ratio 2.45. Dividend Yield: 5.58 percent. The beta ratio is 0.48.

ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE) has a market capitalization of $23.50 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, a return on equity of 14.58 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.37. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.30 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.98, Price/Sales 1.47 and Price/Book ratio 1.02. Dividend Yield: 2.69 percent. The beta ratio is 0.76.

Take a closer look at the full table of the stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 9.90 percent.



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