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My 4 Favorite Stocks With Recent Dividend Growth

For the time being, we are in a bullish market and the Federal Reserve is flooding the market with cheap money. These are the main forces for the strong stock market. But a growing dividend is not only a sign of a technical reaction, it’s much more. A dividend growth shows normally that the operating business runs well. Last week, 54 stocks and 4 additional funds announced a higher dividend payment. I published all stocks with dividend growth from the recent week in the attached dividend list. In average, stocks from the list of the latest dividend growth stocks have increased their dividend payments by 17.11 percent.

Here are my favorite dividend growth stocks:



Kellogg (K)
has a market capitalization of $23.87 billion. The company employs 31,000 people, generates revenue of $14,197.00 million and has a net income of $962.00 million. Kellogg’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,113.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 14.88 percent (the operating margin is 11.00 percent and the net profit margin 6.78 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 52.09 percent of Kellogg’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 328.70 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 45.76 percent was realized by Kellogg. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.65. Last fiscal year, Kellogg paid $1.74 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Kellogg announced to raise dividends by 4.5 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 24.61, the P/S ratio is 1.69 and the P/B ratio is finally 9.80. The dividend yield amounts to 2.82 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.47.

ResMed (RMD) has a market capitalization of $6.83 billion. The company employs 3,700 people, generates revenue of $1,514.46 million and has a net income of $307.13 million. ResMed’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $389.73 million. The EBITDA margin is 25.73 percent (the operating margin is 23.43 percent and the net profit margin 20.28 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 13.61 percent of ResMed’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 18.68 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.09 percent was realized by ResMed. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.10. Last fiscal year, ResMed paid $0.68 in the form of dividends to shareholders. ResMed announced to raise dividends by 47.1 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.84, the P/S ratio is 4.51 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.24. The dividend yield amounts to 2.09 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.68.

Union Pacific (UNP) has a market capitalization of $76.32 billion. The company employs 46,787 people, generates revenue of $20,926.00 million and has a net income of $3,943.00 million. Union Pacific’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $8,505.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 40.64 percent (the operating margin is 32.20 percent and the net profit margin 18.84 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 19.08 percent of Union Pacific’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 45.26 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.51 percent was realized by Union Pacific. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $8.79. Last fiscal year, Union Pacific paid $2.49 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Union Pacific announced to raise dividends by 14.5 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.59, the P/S ratio is 3.62 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.86. The dividend yield amounts to 1.93 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.15.

Dover (DOV) has a market capitalization of $14.89 billion. The company employs 35,000 people, generates revenue of $8,104.34 million and has a net income of $833.12 million. Dover’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,798.14 million. The EBITDA margin is 22.19 percent (the operating margin is 15.61 percent and the net profit margin 10.28 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 26.81 percent of Dover’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 56.92 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 16.92 percent was realized by Dover. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.32. Last fiscal year, Dover paid $1.33 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Dover announced to raise dividends by 7.1 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.34, the P/S ratio is 1.83 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.09. The dividend yield amounts to 1.72 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.36.

Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with recent dividend hikes. The average dividend growth amounts to 17.11 percent and the average dividend yield amounts to 3.18 percent. Stocks from the sheet are valuated with a P/E ratio of 26.16. The average P/S ratio is 3.83 and P/B 2.97.

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