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Best Dividend Paying Stock List as of August 2012

Best Dividend Paying Stocks Lists By Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current dividend list (from low-yield to high-yield paying stocks) of stocks with interesting performance and valuation figures. Stocks from that list are mid- and large-caps (market capitalization of more than USD1 billion) with double-digit long-term earnings growth rates. The companies are traded at AMEX, NYSE, NASDAQ and part of the Dow Jones, S&P 500 or Nasdaq Composite. Date of the screen is Aug. 1, 2012. The list is selected by the following criteria and sorted by dividend yield.

Market Capitalization: > $1 billion

Price/Earnings Ratio: > 0 < 100

Dividend Yield: > 3 < 20

Return on investment: > 10 < 100

Operating Margin: > 10 < 100

10 Year Revenue Growth: > 8 < 200

10 Year EPS Growth: > 10 < 100

Here are my most promising stocks from the list:

Vale (VALE) has a market capitalization of $93.22 billion. The company employs 70,785 people, generates revenue of $58,990.00 million and has a net income of $21,517.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $34,234.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 58.03 percent (operating margin 51.05 percent and net profit margin 36.48 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 19.04 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 31.53 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 30.99 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.07. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.73 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 5.89, P/S ratio 1.66 and P/B ratio 1.20. Dividend Yield: 6.31 percent. The beta ratio is 1.57.

Companhia de Bebida Das Americas (ABV) has a market capitalization of $122.58 billion. The company employs 46,503 people, generates revenue of $13,300.66 million and has a net income of $4,275.46 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,429.66 million. The EBITDA margin is 48.34 percent (operating margin 43.17 percent and net profit margin 32.14 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 8.92 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 16.07 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 34.58 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.40. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.90 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 28.17, P/S ratio 8.27 and P/B ratio 9.77. Dividend Yield: 3.54 percent. The beta ratio is 0.96.

General Dynamics (GD) has a market capitalization of $22.42 billion. The company employs 89,800 people, generates revenue of $32,677.00 million and has a net income of $2,552.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,418.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 13.52 percent (operating margin 11.71 percent and net profit margin 7.81 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 11.27 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 29.70 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.23 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.85. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.88 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 9.27, P/S ratio 0.70 and P/B ratio 1.71. Dividend Yield: 3.21 percent. The beta ratio is 1.25.

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) has a market capitalization of $104.65 billion. The company employs 91,000 people, generates revenue of $38,851.26 million and has a net income of $4,728.45 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $8,795.84 million. The EBITDA margin is 22.64 percent (operating margin 14.81 percent and net profit margin 12.17 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 25.57 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 63.07 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.07 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.09. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.92 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 21.54, P/S ratio 2.70 and P/B ratio 4.28. Dividend Yield: 3.06 percent. The beta ratio is 0.31.

Take a closer look at the full table of best dividend paying stocks as of August 2012. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 12.41 while the dividend yield has a value of 5.56 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.09 and price to sales ratio 3.08. The operating margin amounts to 32.54 percent. Earnings per share grew by 19.20 yearly over the past decade.

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YPF, MFA, BPT, SID, ARLP, VALE, SCCO, YZC, HEP, PBR, MMP, MBT, GRMN, SSL, STO, NVS, MCHP, BBL, CHL, ABV, TLK, CEO, GNTX, BHP, STX, CVX, GD, RIO, LLTC, ABT

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