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100 Stocks at All-Time Highs | 60 Dividend Stocks Below the Results

It’s important to know what kind of stocks run and which are losing ground.

In my blog, I present on a regular basis some interesting stocks at new 52-week highs or even better, stocks at all-time highs. Linked are 100 companies that realized price marks they have never seen before. Sixty of them pay dividends and nearly 80 have a current buy or better rating.

Here are my favorite stocks:

Leggett & Platt (LEG) has a market capitalization of $4.36 billion. The company employs 18,000 people, generates revenue of $3.720 billion and has a net income of $248.10 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $457.40 million. The EBITDA margin is 12.29 percent (the operating margin is 9.17 percent and the net profit margin 6.67 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 32.42 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 73.18 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 17.95 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.68. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.14 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.24, the P/S ratio is 1.17 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.02. The dividend yield amounts to 3.78 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.21.

General Mills (GIS) has a market capitalization of $28.83 billion. The company employs 35,000 people, generates revenue of $16.657 billion and has a net income of $1.500 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3.10 billion. The EBITDA margin is 18.63 percent (the operating margin is 15.38 percent and the net profit margin 9.01 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 35.22 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 115.70 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 24.51 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.71. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.22 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.45, the P/S ratio is 1.73 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.50. The dividend yield amounts to 2.96 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.16.

Accenture (ACN) has a market capitalization of $50.71 billion. The company employs 257,000 people, generates revenue of $29.777 billion and has a net income of $2.824 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4.465 billion. The EBITDA margin is 14.99 percent (the operating margin is 13.00 percent and the net profit margin 9.49 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 63.64 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.93. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.35 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.85, the P/S ratio is 1.73 and the P/B ratio is finally 12.11. The dividend yield amounts to 2.18 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.88.

Take a closer look at the full list of stocks at All-Time-Highs. The average P/E ratio amounts to 22.98. The dividend yield has a value of 1.56 percent. Price to book ratio is 4.34 and price to sales ratio 4.28.

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Stocks at All-Time Highs originally published at long-term-investments.blogspot.com.

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