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15 Most Impressive Dividend Growth Stocks

Here is a current overview of dividend stocks with long-term, double-digit earnings and sales growth. In addition, the companies created value due to a return on investment of more than 10 percent over the past five years. Fifteen stocks fulfilled my efforts. These are the criteria in detail:

Dividend Yield: Over 2 percent

5-Year Return on Investment: Over 10 percent

10-Year Sales Growth: More than 15 percent

10-Year Earnings per Share growth: Above 20 percent



Here are my favorite stocks:
[/b][b]1. Strayer Education (STRA) has a market capitalization of $1.34 billion. The company employs 2,099 people, generates revenues of $636.73 million and has a net income of $131.26 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $233.08 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 36.61 percent (operating margin 33.89 percent and the net profit margin finally 20.61 percent).

The total debt representing 0.00 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 71.76 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $9.25. Last fiscal year, the company paid $3.25 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.08, Price/Sales 2.23 and Price/Book ratio 8.95. Dividend Yield: 3.43 percent. The beta ratio is 0.72.

[/b][b]2. Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (ABV) has a market capitalization of $115.67 billion. The company employs 44,924 people, generates revenues of $14,337.10 million and has a net income of $4,329.09 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,497.78 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 45.32 percent (operating margin 39.72 percent and the net profit margin finally 30.20 percent).

The total debt representing 15.87 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 27.80 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 32.61 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.50. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.88 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 24.81, Price/Sales 7.19 and Price/Book ratio 8.32. Dividend Yield: 4.01 percent. The beta ratio is 0.98.

3. Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO) has a market capitalization of $30.28 billion. The company employs 11,126 people, generates revenues of $5,149.50 million and has a net income of $1,562.71 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,885.90 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 56.04 percent (operating margin 50.57 percent and the net profit margin finally 30.35 percent).

The total debt representing 33.96 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 70.95 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 40.02 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.70. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.68 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.32, Price/Sales 5.89 and Price/Book ratio 7.89. Dividend Yield: 6.96 percent. The beta ratio is 1.63.

[/b]Take a closer look at the full table of the most impressive dividend growth stocks. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 10.91. The dividend yield has a value of 4.88 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.78 and price to sales ratio 4.88. The operating margin amounts to 28.81 percent.

[b]Related stock ticker symbols:
SXL, VALE, SCCO, MBT, QCCO, ARLP, ABV, YZC, STRA, RES, CYD, BBL, ASEI, BHP, MANT

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