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Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week 3/2012

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, 27 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 10 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 9.81 percent. The best yielding stock is Vanguard Natural Resources (VNR) with a yield of 8.37 percent followed by Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) paying 7.69 percent. The biggest hike came from Men's Wearhouse (MW). The company announced to raise dividends by 50 percent to 18 cents per share.

Here are the bigest stocks with recent dividend growth announcements:

Schlumberger (SLB) has a market capitalization of $99.05 billion. The company generates revenues of $39,669.00 million and has a net income of $4,793.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $9,916.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 25.00 percent (operating margin 15.98 percent and the net profit margin finally 12.08 percent).

The total debt representing 17.99 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 31.64 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 15.26 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.51. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.00 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 21.02, Price/Sales 2.50 and Price/Book ratio 3.16. Dividend Yield: 1.49 percent. The beta ratio is 1.39.

Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) has a market capitalization of $42.81 billion. The company employs 5,070 people, generates revenues of $33,739.30 million and has a net income of $1,383.70 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,968.50 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 8.80 percent (operating margin 6.36 percent and the net profit margin finally 4.10 percent).

The total debt representing 43.25 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 119.25 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 4.82 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.88. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.32 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 25.87, Price/Sales 1.28 and Price/Book ratio 3.65. Dividend Yield: 5.09 percent. The beta ratio is 0.59.

Dominion Resources (D) has a market capitalization of $28.81 billion. The company employs 15,800 people, generates revenues of $15,197.00 million and has a net income of $2,980.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,755.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 44.45 percent (operating margin 37.51 percent and the net profit margin finally 19.61 percent).

The total debt representing 41.20 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 143.96 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 25.56 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.62. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.83 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.29, Price/Sales 1.90 and Price/Book ratio 2.45. Dividend Yield: 4.17 percent. The beta ratio is 0.47.

Williams Companies (WMB) has a market capitalization of $17.00 billion. The company employs 5,022 people, generates revenues of $9,616.00 million and has a net income of $-916.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $945.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 9.83 percent (operating margin -5.84 percent and the net profit margin finally -9.53 percent).

The total debt representing 36.47 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 124.97 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of -13.87 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.70. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.48 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.97, Price/Sales 1.77 and Price/Book ratio 2.31. Dividend Yield: 3.59 percent. The beta ratio is 1.33.

Take a closer look at the full table of the stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 9.81 percent.

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ALX, APU, BLX, CNP, CYN, D, ECF, EPD, FDO, FINL, IDA, TLI, TUC, MHP, MW, OKE, OKS, OHI, PLL, STDB, SLB, SJR, TLP, VNR, WPO, WES, WMB

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