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Cheapest Large Caps with Highest Expected Growth as of August 2012

Cheapest Large Capitalized Stocks With Highest Earnings Per Share Growth By Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of America’s cheapest Large Caps with the highest expected growth for the upcoming fiscal year. Stocks from the sheet have a market capitalization of more than USD10 billion and earnings per share are expected to grow for at least 20 percent. Despite the strong growth, they still have a P/E ratio of less than 15 and a P/S and P/B ratio of less than two. Twenty-one companies fulfilled the mentioned criteria of which thirteen companies have a buy or better recommendation. Eighteen pay dividends.

The best yielding stock is now Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) with a yield of 8.41 percent. The company is followed by China Petroleum & Chemical (SNP) with a yield of 5.02 percent and Dow Chemical (DOW) whose yield is 4.24 percent.

Here is the table with some fundamentals:

The Dow Chemical (DOW) has a market capitalization of $36.18 billion. The company employs 52,898 people, generates revenue of $59,985.00 million and has a net income of $2,784.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,562.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 10.94 percent (operating margin 6.00 percent and net profit margin 4.64 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 31.20 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 96.94 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 13.13 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.57. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.90 in form of dividends to shareholders. Earnings are expected to grow by 36.32 percent for the upcoming year and 6.75 percent for the next five years.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.21, P/S ratio 0.60 and P/B ratio 1.96. Dividend Yield: 4.24 percent. The beta ratio is 2.32.

China Telecom (CHA) has a market capitalization of $45.52 billion. The company employs 309,799 people, generates revenue of $38,580.02 million and has a net income of $2,613.24 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $11,752.03 million. The EBITDA margin is 30.46 percent (operating margin 9.85 percent and net profit margin 6.77 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 12.43 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 20.35 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 6.58 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.15. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.11 in form of dividends to shareholders. Earnings are expected to grow by 33.57 percent for the upcoming year and 14.55 percent for the next five years.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.85, P/S ratio 1.13 and P/B ratio 1.13. Dividend Yield: 1.95 percent. The beta ratio is 0.92.

Morgan Stanley (MS) has a market capitalization of $29.36 billion. The company employs 58,627 people, generates revenue of $39,310.00 million and has a net income of $4,696.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7,518.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 19.12 percent (operating margin 15.55 percent and net profit margin 11.95 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 26.07 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 315.05 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 3.91 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.23. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.20 in form of dividends to shareholders. Earnings are expected to grow by 115.56 percent for the upcoming year and 12.70 percent for the next five years.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.12, P/S ratio 0.75 and P/B ratio 0.47. Dividend Yield: 1.35 percent. The beta ratio is 1.60.

Take a look at the full list of cheap large capitalized stocks with highest expected earnings per share growth. The average P/E ratio amounts to 12.25 while the forward P/E ratio is 10.52. P/S ratio is 1.03 and P/B ratio 1.01. The expected earnings growth for next year amounts to 50.43 and 10.48 percent for the upcoming five years.

Related stock ticker symbols:

ETP, SNP, DOW, ERIC, BCS, CUK, CCL, DB, PRU, TCK, MRO, PGR, GGB, CHA, CHK, MS, UBS, BAC

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