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The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (April 16 – April 22, 2012)

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, 42 stocks and funds raised dividends of which fifteen have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 20.10 percent. Fourteen stocks have a yield over five percent and all nineteen are currently recommended to buy.

Here are the stocks with fast dividend growth:

Enterprise Products Partners (EPD ) has a market capitalization of $46.37 billion. The company employs 6,900 people, generates revenues of $44,313.00 million and has a net income of $2,088.30 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,736.30 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 8.43 percent (operating margin 6.45 percent and the net profit margin finally 4.71 percent).

The total debt representing 42.58 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 119.94 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 17.43 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.37. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.44 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 1.2 percent.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 21.95, P/S ratio 1.04 and P/B ratio 3.83. Dividend Yield: 4.82 percent. The beta ratio is 0.58.

The Travelers Companies (TRV) has a market capitalization of $24.41 billion. The company employs 30,000 people, generates revenues of $25,446.00 million and has a net income of $1,426.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,416.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 25.21 percent (operating margin 5.31 percent and the net profit margin finally 5.60 percent).

The total debt representing 6.31 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 26.98 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 5.67 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.46. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.59 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 12.2 percent.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.15, P/S ratio 0.96 and P/B ratio 1.01. Dividend Yield: 2.93 percent. The beta ratio is 0.67.

PPG Industries (PPG) has a market capitalization of $15.46 billion. The company employs 38,400 people, generates revenues of $14,885.00 million and has a net income of $1,212.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,195.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 14.75 percent (operating margin 10.73 percent and the net profit margin finally 8.14 percent).

The total debt representing 25.60 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 113.33 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 31.80 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.57. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.26 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 3.5 percent.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.17, P/S ratio 1.04 and P/B ratio 4.74. Dividend Yield: 2.33 percent. The beta ratio is 1.32.

Goldman Sachs Group (GS) has a market capitalization of $55.67 billion. The company employs 34,700 people, generates revenues of $36,793.00 million and has a net income of $4,442.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $8,034.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 21.84 percent (operating margin 16.77 percent and the net profit margin finally 12.07 percent).

The total debt representing 31.48 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 412.92 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 3.65 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.78. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.40 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 31.4 percent.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.59, P/S ratio 1.51 and P/B ratio 0.81. Dividend Yield: 1.64 percent. The beta ratio is 1.44.

Take a closer look at the full table of the stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 20.10 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 4.48 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 39.56. The average P/S ratio is 3.42 and P/B 2.60.

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