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The Best Yielding Large Capitalized Consumer Stocks

It’s very important to know what yields are traded within a sector or industry in order to compare risks and premiums. I made a screen of the best yielding large capitalized consumer goods stocks. Fifty-four companies from the sector have a market capitalization over USD10 billion and 49 of them pay dividends. As result, 20 stocks with a yield over 3 percent remained.

Below are the results of three high yields of which Reynolds American (NYSE:RAI) is the highest yielding stock, followed by Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG) and Altria (NYSE:MO). The cigarettes industry has five representatives within the best yielding consumer stocks and covers the top dividend positions.

Here are my favorite stocks:

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) has a market capitalization of $64.69 billion. The company employs 9,900 people, generates revenues of $23,800.00 million and has a net income of $3,393.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,321.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 26.56 percent (operating margin 25.50 percent and the net profit margin finally 14.26 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 37.04 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 371.98 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 76.13 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.67. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.58 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.07, P/S ratio 2.72 and P/B ratio 17.66. Dividend Yield: 5.16 percent. The beta ratio is 0.41.

The Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG) has a market capitalization of $174.49 billion. The company employs 129,000 people, generates revenues of $82,559.00 million and has a net income of $11,797.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $18,656.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 22.60 percent (operating margin 19.16 percent and the net profit margin finally 14.29 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 23.14 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 47.33 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 18.32 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.21. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.97 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.84, P/S ratio 2.11 and P/B ratio 2.65. Dividend Yield: 3.53 percent. The beta ratio is 0.44.

H.J. Heinz Company (NYSE:HNZ) has a market capitalization of $17.54 billion. The company employs 34,800 people, generates revenues of $10,706.59 million and has a net income of $1,005.95 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,932.42 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 18.05 percent (operating margin 15.39 percent and the net profit margin finally 9.40 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 37.72 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 148.38 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 39.51 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.00. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.80 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.30, P/S ratio 1.64 and P/B ratio 5.67. Dividend Yield: 3.50 percent. The beta ratio is 0.54.

PepsiCo (PEP) has a market capitalization of $104.47 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 represents 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 dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.58, P/S ratio is 1.57 and P/B ratio is 5.05. Dividend Yield: 3.22 percent. The beta ratio is 0.49.

Take a closer look at the full table of the best yielding large capitalized consumer stocks. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 16.74 and forward P/E ratio is 14.82. The dividend yield has a value of 3.87 percent. Price to book ratio is 5.14 and price to sales ratio 1.75. The operating margin amounts to 15.82 percent.

Related stock ticker symbols:

RAI, PHG, MO, LO, BTI, MAT, CAG, KMB, UN, UL, PM, CAJ, PG, HNZ, K, CPB, IP, PEP, GIS, NSANY

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