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8 Companies With Strong And Reliable Dividends

September 03, 2014 | About:

I personally love companies with strong growth and low debt ratios. In my blog I've also often published hundreds of stock ideas, and some of them performed very well.

The market is full of high dividend payers with big long-term debt portfolios. Below are eight large cap dividend stocks with very low debt-to-equity ratios.

I've focused my thoughts on stocks with a yield over 2 percent, but you must consider the full amount of cash which the company owns. The higher the cash per share, the better the premium you can pay but in the end, it's the operational business that drives the stock up or down.

Only a good growing company with better developing business perspectives can lift up your asset. I know that it is hard to look into the future, and nobody has the ability to do this, but with a small piece of unclouded thoughts, your investment should become a clear target or trash.

8 solid dividend stocks with very low debt in order to avoid dividend cuts in the future are...

#1 Canon (NYSE:CAJ) has a market capitalization of $43.57 billion. The company employs 194,151 people, generates revenue of $35,861.41 million and has a net income of $2,301.93 million. Canon's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $5,886.11 million. The EBITDA margin is 16.41 percent (the operating margin is 9.04 percent and the net profit margin 6.42 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.25 percent of Canon's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.37 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 8.37 percent was realized by Canon. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.16. Last fiscal year, Canon paid $1.25 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.14, the P/S ratio is 1.21 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.32. The dividend yield amounts to 3.83 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.93. - See #2 - #8 here: 8 Stocks With Nearly Safe Dividends

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