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The Best Dividend-Paying Stock List as of October 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. The date of the screen is Oct. 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:

Garmin (GRMN) has a market capitalization of $8.69 billion. The company employs 9,229 people, generates revenue of $2,758.57 million and has a net income of $520.90 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $641.60 million. The EBITDA margin is 23.26 percent (operating margin 20.07 percent and net profit margin 18.88 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.00 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 16.52 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.01. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.60 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.86, P/S ratio 3.15 and P/B ratio 2.50. Dividend Yield: 4.31 percent. The beta ratio is 1.34.

Statoil (STO) has a market capitalization of $82.24 billion. The company employs 31,715 people, generates revenue of $117,168.70 million and has a net income of $13,713.81 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $46,155.59 million. The EBITDA margin is 39.39 percent (operating margin 31.60 percent and net profit margin 11.70 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 17.10 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 47.13 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 31.61 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.25. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.14 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 6.06, P/S ratio 0.71 and P/B ratio 1.69. Dividend Yield: 4.14 percent. The beta ratio is 1.19.

Microsoft (MSFT) has a market capitalization of $249.49 billion. The company employs 94,000 people, generates revenue of $73,723.00 million and has a net income of $16,978.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $24,819.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 33.67 percent (operating margin 29.92 percent and net profit margin 23.03 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 9.85 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 18.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.51 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.00. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.80 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.87, P/S ratio 3.38 and P/B ratio 3.76. Dividend Yield: 3.09 percent. The beta ratio is 1.01.

PepsiCo (PEP) has a market capitalization of $110.14 billion. The company employs 297,000 people, generates revenue of $66,504.00 million and has a net income of $6,462.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,242.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 18.41 percent (operating margin 14.48 percent and net profit margin 9.72 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 36.73 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 130.04 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 30.66 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.80. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.02 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.64, P/S ratio 1.66 and P/B ratio 5.35. Dividend Yield: 3.04 percent. The beta ratio is 0.46.

Take a closer look at the full table of the best dividend paying stock list. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 14.28 while the dividend yield has a value of 4.53 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.11 and price to sales ratio 2.79. The operating margin amounts to 28.21 percent. The earnings per share grew by 19.56 yearly over the past decade and sales by 17.31 percent.

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