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The Best Consumer Dividend Stocks 2012

Consumer Goods Dividend Stocks With High Return On Investments And Big Operating Margins Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Consumer goods stocks are of low volatility. Consumers rarely change their behavior in terms of preferred brands when the economy is getting worse. That’s why many consumer goods companies are so stable. They grow with their customer base and could pay stable dividends.

I screened the consumer goods sector by stocks with an operating margin and return on investment over 15 percent. In addition, the stock should have a minimum dividend yield of two percent. Fifteen companies fulfilled these criteria of which two are high yields.

Here are my favorite stocks:

1. The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
has a market capitalization of $158.99 billion. The company employs 146,200 people, generates revenues of $46,542.00 million and has a net income of $8,634.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,596.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 27.06 percent (operating margin 23.06 percent and the net profit margin finally 18.55 percent).

The total debt representing 35.72 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 90.31 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.37 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.69. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.88 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.05, P/S ratio 3.41 and P/B ratio 5.02. Dividend Yield: 2.91 percent. The beta ratio is 0.53.

2. Philip Morris International (PM) has a market capitalization of $147.58 billion. The company employs 78,100 people, generates revenues of $76,346.00 million and has a net income of $8,879.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $14,325.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 18.76 percent (operating margin 17.46 percent and the net profit margin finally 11.63 percent).

The total debt representing 52.26 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 8,098.25 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 457.40 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.85. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.82 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.68, P/S ratio 1.91 and P/B ratio 637.15. Dividend Yield: 3.64 percent. The beta ratio is 0.85.

3. Campbell Soup Company (CPB) has a market capitalization of $10.41 billion. The company employs 17,500 people, generates revenues of $7,719.00 million and has a net income of $802.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,552.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 20.11 percent (operating margin 16.57 percent and the net profit margin finally 10.39 percent).

The total debt representing 44.94 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 283.46 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 79.05 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.33. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.14 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.10, P/S ratio 1.35 and P/B ratio 9.65. Dividend Yield: 3.53 percent. The beta ratio is 0.27.

Take a closer look at the full table of the most profitable consumer dividend stocks. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 16.99 and forward P/E ratio is 13.96. The dividend yield has a value of 3.88 percent. Price to book ratio is 7.61 and price to sales ratio 2.88. The operating margin amounts to 23.05 percent. Finally, the return on equity has a fantastic margin of 74.87 percent and the return on investment follows with a value of 28.15 percent.

Related stock ticker symbols:

CHKE, DEER, UG, LO, RMCF, BTI, FHCO, MAT, PM, CPB, CLX, KO, CL, HSY, GNTX

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· The Best Yielding Consumer Dividend Stocks With Highest Expected Earnings Growth

· 15 Consumer Dividend Stocks With Buy Or Better Rating

· Best Consumer Stock Picks For 2012

· 10 Consumer Goods Dividend Stocks Under Book Value

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