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50 Top Stocks with the Highest Dividend Growth in November 2012

I love dividend growth stocks and discovered the best stocks and ETFs with dividend growth from the recent 30 days. Below is a current sheet of companies with fastest dividend growth compared to the previous dividend declaration. The dividend growth is often a good indicator for the financial health of a stock. Companies with a strong increase in dividends judge the future of their company as rosy, and they want to give money back to shareholders that they don’t need for their business.

In total, the 50 fastest dividend growth companies realized an average dividend growth of 56.77 percent. The average dividend yield of the stocks amounts to 3.55 percent. The P/E ratio is 21.68, P/B 1.98 and P/S finally 9.38.

Here are the stocks with fast dividend growth:

McCormick (MKC) has a market capitalization of $8.56 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. The company announced a dividend hike of 9.7 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.19, the P/S ratio is 2.10 and the P/B ratio is finally 5.36. The dividend yield amounts to 2.11 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.45.

NIKE (NKE) has a market capitalization of $44.59 billion. The company employs 44,000 people, generates revenue of $24.128 billion and has a net income of $2.22 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3.38 billion. The EBITDA margin is 14.02 percent (the operating margin is 12.36 percent and the net profit margin 9.21 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 2.49 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 3.71 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 21.98 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.60. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.39 in the form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced a dividend hike of 7.7 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 21.51, the P/S ratio is 1.85 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.37. The dividend yield amounts to 1.70 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.85.

Walt Disney (DIS) has a market capitalization of $88.11 billion. The company employs 166,000 people, generates revenue of $42.278 billion and has a net income of $6.17 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $10.99 billion. The EBITDA margin is 25.99 percent (the operating margin is 21.90 percent and the net profit margin 14.60 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 19.49 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 36.71 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.73 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.13. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.60 in the form of dividends to shareholders. The company announced a dividend hike of 25 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.90, the P/S ratio is 2.08 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.25. The dividend yield amounts to 1.51 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.18.

Take a closer look at the full list of the top dividend growth stocks from last month, November 2012. In total, the 50 fastest dividend growth companies realized an average dividend growth of 56.77 percent. The average dividend yield of the stocks amounts to 3.55 percent. The P/E ratio is 21.68, P/B 1.98 and P/S finally 9.38.

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