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The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (July 23 – July 29, 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, 71 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 36 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 18.19 percent. Exactly 24 stocks have a yield over five percent and 51 are currently recommended to buy.

Here are the stocks with fast dividend growth:

Williams Partners (WPZ) has a market capitalization of $17.03 billion. The company employs people, generates revenue of $6,729.00 million and has a net income of $1,378.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,250.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 33.44 percent (operating margin 24.40 percent and net profit margin 20.48 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 50.33 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 138.43 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.77 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.72. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.96 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.48, P/S ratio 2.54 and P/B ratio 2.99. Dividend Yield: 5.88 percent. The beta ratio is 1.11.

Western Gas Partners (WES) has a market capitalization of $4.15 billion. The company employs people, generates revenue of $664.08 million and has a net income of $157.04 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $263.94 million. The EBITDA margin is 39.75 percent (operating margin 26.43 percent and net profit margin 23.65 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 27.30 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 43.82 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 9.90 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.65. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.39 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 27.20, P/S ratio 6.47 and P/B ratio 2.76. Dividend Yield: 4.28 percent. The beta ratio is 0.38.

Kellogg Company (K) has a market capitalization of $16.87 billion. The company employs 30,700 people, generates revenue of $13,198.00 million and has a net income of $1,229.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,345.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 17.77 percent (operating margin 14.97 percent and net profit margin 9.31 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 50.68 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 342.73 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 62.84 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.38. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.67 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.97, P/S ratio 1.28 and P/B ratio 9.58. Dividend Yield: 3.73 percent. The beta ratio is 0.45.

Baxter International (BAX) has a market capitalization of $32.87 billion. The company employs 48,500 people, generates revenue of $13,893.00 million and has a net income of $2,256.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,510.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 25.26 percent (operating margin 20.22 percent and net profit margin 16.24 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 27.24 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 78.89 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 33.82 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.07. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.26 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.68, P/S ratio 2.37 and P/B ratio 5.09. Dividend Yield: 3.02 percent. The beta ratio is 0.51.

Take a closer look at the full table of the stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 18.19 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 4.05 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 19.16. The average P/S ratio is 4.34 and P/B 2.93.

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