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The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (June 11 – June 17, 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, 15 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 7 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 64.05 percent. Exactly five stocks/funds have a yield over five percent and ten are currently recommended to buy.

Here are the stocks with fast dividend growth:

United Technologies (UTX ) has a market capitalization of $67.89 billion. The company employs 199,900 people, generates revenues of $58,190.00 million and has a net income of $5,374.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $9,387.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 16.13 percent (operating margin 13.92 percent and the net profit margin finally 9.24 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 16.70 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 46.89 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 23.02 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.70. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.86 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 11.5 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.07, P/S ratio 1.17 and P/B ratio 3.09. Dividend Yield: 2.87 percent. The beta ratio is 1.04.

Rockwell Automation (ROK) has a market capitalization of $9.88 billion. The company employs 21,000 people, generates revenues of $6,000.40 million and has a net income of $697.10 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,051.50 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 17.52 percent (operating margin 14.46 percent and the net profit margin finally 11.62 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 17.12 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 51.77 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 43.37 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.05. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.48 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 10.6 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.71, P/S ratio 1.65 and P/B ratio 5.62. Dividend Yield: 2.72 percent. The beta ratio is 1.70.

Target Corporation (TGT) has a market capitalization of $38.68 billion. The company employs 365,000 people, generates revenues of $69,865.00 million and has a net income of $2,929.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7,453.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 10.67 percent (operating margin 6.38 percent and the net profit margin finally 4.19 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 37.49 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 110.50 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 18.71 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.34. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.15 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 20.0 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.49, P/S ratio 0.55 and P/B ratio 2.47. Dividend Yield: 2.46 percent. The beta ratio is 0.88.

Caterpillar (CAT) has a market capitalization of $56.72 billion. The company employs 127,238 people, generates revenues of $60,138.00 million and has a net income of $5,005.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $9,592.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 15.95 percent (operating margin 11.89 percent and the net profit margin finally 8.32 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 42.47 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 268.51 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 41.57 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $7.92. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.82 in form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced to raise dividends by 13.0 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.97, P/S ratio 0.94 and P/B ratio 4.37. Dividend Yield: 2.39 percent. The beta ratio is 1.85.

Take a closer look at the full table of the stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 64.05 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 3.78 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 17.58. The average P/S ratio is 9.48 and P/B 4.03.

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