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65 Stocks and Funds Increased Dividends Last Week

Growth and earnings matter and the dividend season starts to run.

Last week was an additional great week with big dividend hikes. In total, 65 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 35 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 40.90 percent. Linked is a small list of all companies and funds which have announced a dividend increase within the recent week.

Below the results are six high yields. Thirty-five companies have a current buy or better rating.

Here are my favorite dividend growth stocks:



Thomson Reuters (TRI)
has a market capitalization of $25.26 billion. The company employs 60,000 people, generates revenue of $13.278 billion and has a net income of $2.121 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4.399 billion. The EBITDA margin is 33.13 percent (the operating margin is 19.97 percent and the net profit margin 15.97 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 22.20 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 42.18 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.35 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.49. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.28 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.29, the P/S ratio is 1.92 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.47. The dividend yield amounts to 4.25 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.90.

Sanofi (SNY) has a market capitalization of $126.95 billion. The company employs 113,719 people, generates revenue of $46.844 billion and has a net income of $6.499 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $13.673 billion. The EBITDA margin is 29.19 percent (the operating margin is 16.18 percent and the net profit margin 13.87 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 15.41 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 27.46 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.42 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.02. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.77 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.89, the P/S ratio is 2.72 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.69. The dividend yield amounts to 3.88 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.90.

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) has a market capitalization of $109.59 billion. The company employs 126,000 people, generates revenue of $55.842 billion and has a net income of $5.157 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $18.357 billion. The EBITDA margin is 32.87 percent (the operating margin is 19.20 percent and the net profit margin 9.23 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 24.91 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 83.15 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 9.08 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.19. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.45 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.80, the P/S ratio is 1.94 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.36. The dividend yield amounts to 1.89 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.11.

Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 40.90 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 3.12 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 19.65.The average P/S ratio is 7.32 and P/B 3.34.

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Stocks with dividend hikes from last week originally published at long-term-investments.blogspot.com.

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