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The Best Trading Ideas | 19 Dividend Stocks at All-Time Highs

Do you know the feeling of false bets? Yes, you read right, false bets. If you buy a stock or you just shorted it, it’s a similar bet on the future. Sometimes those bets could walk into the false direction. In my blog, I present on a regular basis the stocks at new 52-week highs or even better, stocks at all-time highs. I believe that it makes sense in any way to know what stocks are the hottest gainers on the market.

Recently, 35 companies realized price marks they have never seen before. Nineteen of them pay dividends. All-time highs are very good signals showing the strong investor confidence in the stock and indicating a well- running business.

At the first view of the list, I have some favorites. I like the leading classes company, Luxottica Group. Analysts predict a double-digit growth for the stock for the mid-term (next five years). Below the results are two high-yields; the other stocks having a low yield. Eleven stocks are currently recommended to buy.

Here are my favorite stocks:

[/b][b]McCormick & Company (MKC) has a market capitalization of $8.8 billion. The company employs 9,000 people, generates revenue of $3.697 billion and has a net income of $348.8 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $626.1 million. The EBITDA margin is 16.93 percent (the operating margin is 14.61 percent and the net profit margin 9.43 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 30.63 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 78.17 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 24.49 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.91. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.12 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.80, the P/S ratio is 2.16 and the P/B ratio is finally 5.51. The dividend yield amounts to 1.87 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.44.

Buckle (BKE) has a market capitalization of $2.42 billion. The company employs 2,300 people, generates revenue of $1.062 billion and has a net income of $151.46 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $269.09 million. The EBITDA margin is 25.32 percent (the operating margin is 22.23 percent and the net profit margin 14.25 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 42.74 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.34. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.80 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.08, the P/S ratio is 2.27 and the P/B ratio is finally 6.58. The dividend yield amounts to 1.59 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.89.

Luxottica Group (LUX) has a market capitalization of $18.62 billion. The company employs 65,000 people, generates revenue of $8.073 billion and has a net income of $594.65 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1.467 billion. The EBITDA margin is 18.18 percent (the operating margin is 12.97 percent and the net profit margin 7.37 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 33.97 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 81.28 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 13.17 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.47. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.57 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 27.12, the P/S ratio is 2.33 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.96. The dividend yield amounts to 1.54 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.42.

Take a closer look at the full list of the stocks at all-time-highs. The average P/E ratio amounts to 26.64 and forward P/E ratio is 22.74. The dividend yield has a value of 1.66 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.82 and price to sales ratio 3.38. The operating margin amounts to 16.98 percent. The average stock has a debt to equity ratio of 0.77.

Related stock ticker symbols:

SIR, STAG, EXR, MKC, HFC, BKE, LUX, VAL, AON, CBE, TTC, BKW, V, BLL, AME, MMS, HDB, ROP, DDS

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