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The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (June 04 – June 10, 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, 37 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 8 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 12.29 percent. Exactly 19 stocks/funds have a yield over five percent and seven are currently recommended to buy.

Here are the stocks with fast dividend growth:

Iron Mountain (IRM ) has a market capitalization of $5.60 billion. The company employs 17,000 people, generates revenues of $3,014.70 million and has a net income of $246.41 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $889.70 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 29.51 percent (operating margin 18.91 percent and the net profit margin finally 8.17 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 55.51 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 269.22 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 15.19 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.14. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.94 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company raised dividends by 8.0 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 28.77, P/S ratio 1.86 and P/B ratio 4.52. Dividend Yield: 3.30 percent. The beta ratio is 0.86.

Flowers Foods (FLO) has a market capitalization of $3.17 billion. The company employs 9,400 people, generates revenues of $2,773.36 million and has a net income of $123.43 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $283.66 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 10.23 percent (operating margin 6.82 percent and the net profit margin finally 4.45 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 20.99 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 42.98 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 15.88 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.88. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.58 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company raised dividends by 6.7 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 26.62, P/S ratio 1.14 and P/B ratio 4.18. Dividend Yield: 2.74 percent. The beta ratio is 0.16.

Lowe's Companies (LOW) has a market capitalization of $32.85 billion. The company employs 161,000 people, generates revenues of $50,208.00 million and has a net income of $1,839.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,757.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 9.47 percent (operating margin 5.79 percent and the net profit margin finally 3.66 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 22.73 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 46.13 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.53 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.51. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.53 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company raised dividends by 14.3 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.44, P/S ratio 0.65 and P/B ratio 2.10. Dividend Yield: 2.29 percent. The beta ratio is 1.04.

FedEx Corporation (FDX) has a market capitalization of $27.62 billion. The company employs 259,000 people, generates revenues of $39,304.00 million and has a net income of $1,452.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,310.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 10.97 percent (operating margin 6.05 percent and the net profit margin finally 3.69 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 6.15 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 11.07 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 9.98 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.42. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.48 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company raised dividends by 7.7 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.63, P/S ratio 0.70 and P/B ratio 1.82. Dividend Yield: 0.64 percent. The beta ratio is 1.24.

Take a closer look at the full table of the stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 12.29 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 6.07 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 17.47. The average P/S ratio is 9.29 and P/B 6.09.

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