GuruFocus Premium Membership

Serving Intelligent Investors since 2004. Only 96 cents a day.

Free Trial

Free 7-day Trial
All Articles and Columns »

The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week

Stocks With Biggest 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, 40 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 10 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 7.49 percent. The biggest hike was announced by CME Group (CME) who raised its quarterly distributions by 59.3 percent from $1.40 to $2.23.

Here are my favorite stocks with fast dividend growth:

1. CME Group (CME)
has a market capitalization of $18.38 billion. The company employs 2,740 people, generates revenues of $3,280.60 million and has a net income of $1,814.40 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,281.60 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 69.55 percent (operating margin 61.61 percent and the net profit margin finally 55.31 percent).

The total debt representing 5.17 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 9.78 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 8.71 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $27.18. Last fiscal year, the company paid $5.60 in form of dividends to shareholders. CME announced to raise dividend by 59.30 percent.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.17, P/S ratio 5.60 and P/B ratio 0.85. Dividend Yield: 3.23 percent. The beta ratio is 1.10.

2. General Dynamics (GD) has a market capitalization of $25.59 billion. The company employs 95,100 people, generates revenues of $32,677.00 million and has a net income of $2,552.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,418.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 13.52 percent (operating margin 11.71 percent and the net profit margin finally 7.81 percent).

The total debt representing 11.27 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 29.70 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.23 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.95. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.88 in form of dividends to shareholders. General Dynamics announced to raise dividend by 8.50 percent.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.33, P/S ratio 0.78 and P/B ratio 1.93. Dividend Yield: 2.84 percent. The beta ratio is 1.25.

3. Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) has a market capitalization of $45.07 billion. The company employs 38,600 people, generates revenues of $16,734.00 million and has a net income of $2,554.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,256.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 25.43 percent (operating margin 22.95 percent and the net profit margin finally 15.26 percent).

The total debt representing 37.80 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 202.53 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 96.28 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.94. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.27 in form of dividends to shareholders. Colgate announced to raise dividend by 6.90 percent.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.02, P/S ratio 2.69 and P/B ratio 18.99. Dividend Yield: 2.64 percent. The beta ratio is 0.42.

Take a closer look at the full table of the stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 7.49 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 4.56 percent. Stocks from the sheet are highly valuated because of the P/E ratio of 30.66. The average P/S ratio is 7.72 and P/B 2.03.

Related Stock Ticker:

BKYF, BNS, BBN, BFZ, BTA, MNE, BYM, BLE, MEN, MUC, MUH, MVT, MCA, MYD, MYF, MYJ, MQT, MQY, CME, CPT, CNQ, CL, DEI, ENH, ELS, GD, HAV, HMH, HRC, HST, MIN, MAIN, MJN, TAXI, MLR, MYE, PNY, SPLS, WRI

About the author:

Dividend
I am a private full time investor searching for investments and investment ideas.

Visit Dividend's Website


Rating: 2.5/5 (4 votes)

Comments

Please leave your comment:


Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK
Email Hide