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The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (October 01 – 07, 2012)

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, 20 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 9 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 14.02 percent. Exactly 6 stocks have a yield over three percent and 9 are currently recommended to buy.

Here are my favorite stocks with fast dividend growth:

Plains All American Pipeline (PAA) has a market capitalization of $15.18 billion. The company employs 3,800 people, generates revenue of $34.2 million and has a net income of $994 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1.5 million. The EBITDA margin is 4.46 percent (with an operating margin of 3.79 percent and a net profit margin of 2.9 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 33.8 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 95.39 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 15.47 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.86. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.96 in the form of dividends to shareholders. PAA announced to raise dividends by 1.9 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.21, the P/S ratio 0.44 and the P/B ratio 2.74. The Dividend Yield is 4.69 percent. The beta ratio is 0.52.

Corning Incorporated (GLW) has a market capitalization of $19.8 billion. The company employs 28,800 people, generates revenue of $7.8 million and has a net income of $2.8 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2.6 million. The EBITDA margin is 33.6 percent (its operating margin is 21.47 percent and its net profit margin 35.55 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 8.59 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 11.34 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 13.87 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.43. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.23 in the form of dividends to shareholders. GLW announced to raise dividends by 20 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 9.29, the P/S ratio is 2.51 and P/B ratio is 0.96. The Dividend Yield is 2.71 percent. The beta ratio is 1.4.

Accenture (ACN) has a market capitalization of $48.74 billion. The company employs 244,000 people, generates revenue of more than $29 million and has a net income of $2.8 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4.4 million. The EBITDA margin is 14.99 percent (with an operating margin of 13 percent and a net profit margin 9.49 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 63.64 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.77. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.35 in the form of dividends to shareholders. ACN announced to raise dividends by 20 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.77, the P/S ratio is 1.65 and the P/B ratio is 11.76. The Dividend Yield is 2.29 percent. The beta ratio is 0.88.

Phillips 66 (PSX) has a market capitalization of $28.85 billion. The company employs 12,400 people, generates revenue of more than $200 million and has a net income of $4.7 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7.5 million. The EBITDA margin is 3.75 percent (with an operating margin of 3.30 percent and a net profit margin of 2.38 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.9 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 1.68 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.38 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $7.68. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0 in the form of dividends to shareholders. PSX announced to raise dividends by 25 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 5.99, the P/S ratio 0.14 and he P/B ratio 1.27. The Dividend Yield is 2.17 percent. The beta ratio is not calculable.

Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 14.02 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 4.20 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 23.57 The average P/S ratio is 8.75 and P/B 2.53.

Related Stock Ticker:ACN, ALCO, AFG, OZRK, CVGW, GLW, EPHC, KED, KMF, MIN, MFV, NAUH, NMY, NPV, PFLT, PSX, PAA, WST, ZF, ZTR

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