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16 Very Cheap Dividend Challengers with a Single-Digit P/E Ratio

October 15, 2012 | About:
Dividend Challengers with Very Low P/E Ratios Researched by “long-term-investments.blogspot.com”. Dividend Challengers are dividend growth stocks from the third category. They raised dividends over a period of more than five consecutive years but less than ten years. Behind Dividend Contenders (10 to 24 years) and Dividend Champions (more than 25 years) is this investment class the latest stage for dividend growth investments.

In order to find the cheapest Challengers, I screened all 184 companies by a very low P/E ratio of less than 10. Sixteen stocks fulfilled these pricing criteria of which five are high yields and six are currently recommended to buy.

Here are my favorite stocks:

Intel Corporation (INTC) has a market capitalization of $107.47 billion. The company employs 100,800 people, generates revenue of $53,999.00 million and has a net income of $12,942.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $23,409.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 43.35 percent (operating margin 32.12 percent and net profit margin 23.97 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 10.31 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 15.97 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.15 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.36. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.78 in form of dividends to shareholders. INTC raised dividends for 9 consecutive years.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 9.10, P/S ratio 1.99 and P/B ratio 2.34. Dividend Yield: 4.19 percent. The beta ratio is 1.07.

Guess? (GES) has a market capitalization of $2.12 billion. The company employs 14,300 people, generates revenue of $2,688.05 million and has a net income of $270.65 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $476.52 million. The EBITDA margin is 17.73 percent (operating margin 14.78 percent and net profit margin 10.07 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.66 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 1.04 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 23.62 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.54. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.80 in form of dividends to shareholders. GES raised dividends for 6 consecutive years.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 9.78, P/S ratio 0.79 and P/B ratio 1.90. Dividend Yield: 3.22 percent. The beta ratio is 1.67.

L-3 Communication (LLL) has a market capitalization of $6.98 billion. The company employs 61,000 people, generates revenue of $15,169.00 million and has a net income of $968.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,801.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 11.87 percent (operating margin 10.30 percent and net profit margin 6.38 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 26.62 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 62.17 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.24 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $9.05. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.80 in form of dividends to shareholders. LLL raised dividends for 9 consecutive years.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 8.00, P/S ratio 0.46 and P/B ratio 1.08. Dividend Yield: 2.77 percent. The beta ratio is 0.96.

Cummins (CMI) has a market capitalization of $16.66 billion. The company employs 44,000 people, generates revenue of $18,048.00 million and has a net income of $1,946.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,586.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 14.33 percent (operating margin 14.85 percent and net profit margin 10.78 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 5.88 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 12.49 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 36.37 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $10.06. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.32 in form of dividends to shareholders. CMI raised dividends for 7 consecutive years.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 8.70, P/S ratio 0.92 and P/B ratio 3.06. Dividend Yield: 2.29 percent. The beta ratio is 2.01.

Take a closer look at the full table of Dividend Challengers with very cheap price ratios. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 8.44 and forward P/E ratio is 9.12. The dividend yield has a value of 4.30 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.21 and price to sales ratio 1.50. The operating margin amounts to 22.92 percent and the beta ratio is 1.04. The average stock has a debt to equity ratio of 1.09.

Related stock ticker symbols:

DX, VNR, AZN, STRA, TGH, SWY, INTC, RTN, GES, NOC, LLL, CMI, AIZ, AFG, AFSI, VSEC

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