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The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (April 30 – May 06, 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, 62 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 39 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 36.44 percent. Exactly 23 stocks have a yield over five percent and 42 are currently recommended to buy.

Here are my favorite stocks with fast dividend growth:



PepsiCo (PEP)
has a market capitalization of $103.07 billion. The company employs 297,000 people, generates revenues of $66,504.00 million and has a net income of $6,462.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,242.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 18.41 percent (operating margin 14.48 percent and the net profit margin finally 9.72 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 36.73 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 130.04 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 30.66 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.03. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.02 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.35, P/S ratio 1.57 and P/B ratio 5.05. Dividend Yield: 3.21 percent. The beta ratio is 0.49.

Barrick Gold (ABX) has a market capitalization of $37.91 billion. The company employs 20,034 people, generates revenues of $14,312.00 million and has a net income of $4,537.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $8,089.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 56.52 percent (operating margin 46.63 percent and the net profit margin finally 31.70 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 27.35 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 57.22 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.94 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.51. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.51 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 8.41, P/S ratio 2.65 and P/B ratio 1.63. Dividend Yield: 2.11 percent. The beta ratio is 0.42.

Cardinal Health (CAH) has a market capitalization of $14.76 billion. The company employs 31,900 people, generates revenues of $102,644.20 million and has a net income of $966.20 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,825.40 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 1.78 percent (operating margin 1.48 percent and the net profit margin finally 0.94 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 10.95 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 42.78 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 17.37 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.97. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.78 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.36, P/S ratio 0.15 and P/B ratio 2.60. Dividend Yield: 2.19 percent. The beta ratio is 0.80.

Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) has a market capitalization of $6.95 billion. The company employs 8,700 people, generates revenues of $4,232.74 million and has a net income of $222.74 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $433.05 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 10.23 percent (operating margin 8.33 percent and the net profit margin finally 5.26 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 0.08 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.13 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 22.94 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.32. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.43 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 29.04, P/S ratio 1.68 and P/B ratio 7.00. Dividend Yield: 0.81 percent. The beta ratio is 0.82.

Take a closer look at the full table of the stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 36.44 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 3.04 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 22.62. The average P/S ratio is 3.23 and P/B 2.96.

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