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12 Dividend Challengers with Highest Recent Growth

Dividend Challenger Stocks With Accelerated Growth Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Dividend Challengers are companies with rising dividends of at least five but not more than ten consecutive years. One hundred and ninety dividend stocks achieved this goal. Not all of them can follow their dividend growth policy due to negative business performance. Let’s figure out the good ones.

I screened all challengers with the highest increase in sales and earnings over the recent quarter compared to the same quarter last year. I observed only those stocks with a quarter over quarter sales and earnings per share growth of more than 25%. Twelve stocks fulfilled these criteria of which four are high yields; eight stocks are recommended to buy. Of all stocks, 83% are from the basic material and services sector. Stocks from the oil and gas pipeline industry are particularly dominant.

Here are my favorite stocks:

Oneok Partners (OKS) has a market capitalization of $10.84 billion. The company employs 4,795 people, generates revenues of $11,322.61 million and has a net income of $830.89 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,117.05 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 9.87% (operating margin 8.30% and the net profit margin finally 7.34%).

The total debt representing 43.33% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 112.65%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.96% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.35. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.32 in form of dividends to shareholders. Quarter over quarter, sales are up 33.60% and earnings per share 131.21%.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.88, P/S ratio 1.04 and P/B ratio 3.27. Dividend Yield: 4.56%. The beta ratio is 0.41.

Holly Energy Partners (HEP) has a market capitalization of $1.60 billion. The company employs 148 people, generates revenues of $213.55 million and has a net income of $78.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $144.72 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 67.77% (operating margin 52.27% and the net profit margin finally 36.52%).

The total debt representing 62.66% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 183.95%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 16.84% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.76. Last fiscal year, the company paid $3.48 in form of dividends to shareholders. Quarter over quarter, sales are up 38.39% and earnings per share 41.97%.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 21.14, P/S ratio 7.52 and P/B ratio 3.38. Dividend Yield: 6.03%. The beta ratio is 0.64.

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) has a market capitalization of $80.54 billion. The company employs 126,000 people, generates revenues of $55,842.00 million and has a net income of $5,157.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $18,357.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 32.87% (operating margin 19.20% and the net profit margin finally 9.23%).

The total debt representing 24.91% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 83.15%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 9.08% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.50. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.45 in form of dividends to shareholders. Quarter over quarter, sales are up 54.74% and earnings per share 29.15%.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.83, P/S ratio 1.43 and P/B ratio 1.69. Dividend Yield: 2.20%. The beta ratio is 1.05.

Take a closer look at the full table of Dividend Challengers with strongest growth. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 22.55 and forward P/E ratio is 18.56. The dividend yield has a value of 3.70%. Price to book ratio is 4.61 and price to sales ratio 4.71. The operating margin amounts to 31.77%. Sales increased 53.66% compared to the figures from the same quarter last year (22.58% 5-year average) and the earnings per share grew 138.73% quarter over quarter (16.95% 5-year average).

Related stock ticker symbols:

CMLP, HEP, NGLS, GEL, EVEP, OKS, TGH, CMCSA, RBA, TPL, RBN, GOLD

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