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Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week 4/2012

January 29, 2012 | About:


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, 37 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 14 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 12.58 percent.

Here are the biggest stocks with dividend growth:1. Time Warner Cable (TWC) has a market capitalization of $23.24 billion. The company employs 47,500 people, generates revenues of $19,675.00 million and has a net income of $1,667.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7,096.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 36.07 percent (operating margin 20.68 percent and the net profit margin finally 8.47 percent).

The total debt representing 55.39 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 355.14 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.89 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.97. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.92 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.83, Price/Sales 1.20 and Price/Book ratio 3.09. Dividend Yield: 3.04 percent. The beta ratio is 0.73.

2. Norfolk Southern (NSC) has a market capitalization of $24.43 billion. The company employs 28,559 people, generates revenues of $11,172.00 million and has a net income of $1,916.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,075.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 36.48 percent (operating margin 28.76 percent and the net profit margin finally 17.15 percent).

The total debt representing 26.42 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 76.08 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 18.62 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.45. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.66 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.57, Price/Sales 2.22 and Price/Book ratio 2.46. Dividend Yield: 2.54 percent. The beta ratio is 1.10.

3. Canadian National Railway (CNI) has a market capitalization of $33.70 billion. The company employs 23,230 people, generates revenues of $9,019.88 million and has a net income of $2,454.79 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,176.24 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 46.30 percent (operating margin 36.51 percent and the net profit margin finally 27.22 percent).

The total debt representing 25.27 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 61.57 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 22.37 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.40. 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 14.11, Price/Sales 3.74 and Price/Book ratio 3.16. Dividend Yield: 1.95 percent. The beta ratio is 1.04.

4. Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (POT) has a market capitalization of $40.75 billion. The company employs 5,486 people, generates revenues of $8,715.00 million and has a net income of $3,081.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,398.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 50.46 percent (operating margin 49.41 percent and the net profit margin finally 35.35 percent).

The total debt representing 27.91 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 57.82 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 42.40 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.52. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.28 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.50, Price/Sales 4.68 and Price/Book ratio 5.19. Dividend Yield: 1.18 percent. The beta ratio is 1.09.

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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