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The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (April 23 – April 29, 2012)

April 29, 2012 | About:
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, 74 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 39 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 45.79 percent. Exactly 19 stocks have a yield over five percent and 37 are currently recommended to buy.

Here are my favorite stocks with fast dividend growth:

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) has a market capitalization of $404.79 billion. The company employs 82,100 people, generates revenues of $486,429.00 million and has a net income of $42,206.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $89,087.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 18.31 percent (operating margin 15.06 percent and the net profit margin finally 8.68 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 5.15 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 11.03 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.26 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $8.28. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.85 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 21.30 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.40, P/S ratio 0.83 and P/B ratio 2.64. Dividend Yield: 2.65 percent. The beta ratio is 0.49.

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) has a market capitalization of $179.03 billion. The company employs 264,200 people, generates revenues of $49,412.00 million and has a net income of $16,211.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $31,310.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 63.47 percent (operating margin 29.22 percent and the net profit margin finally 20.03 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 13.28 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 124.39 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.19 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.91. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.48 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 83.30 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.62, P/S ratio 2.22 and P/B ratio 1.38. Dividend Yield: 2.60 percent. The beta ratio is 1.34.

International Business Machines (IBM) has a market capitalization of $238.55 billion. The company employs 433,362 people, generates revenues of $106,916.00 million and has a net income of $15,855.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $26,266.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 24.57 percent (operating margin 19.64 percent and the net profit margin finally 14.83 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 26.90 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 155.54 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 73.43 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $13.41. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.90 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 13.30 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.42, P/S ratio 2.22 and P/B ratio 11.87. Dividend Yield: 1.65 percent. The beta ratio is 0.65.

Take a closer look at the full table of the stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 45.79 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 3.64 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 25.96. The average P/S ratio is 3.64 and P/B 3.08.

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