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Best S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats by Yields August 2011

Stocks with a long dividend history are popular. If the company increased dividends for a long period too, there could no better investment for income investors. One famous index that reflects consecutive dividend increasing is the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index. The index measures the performance of large-cap, blue chip companies within the S&P 500 that have followed a policy of increasing dividends every year for at least 25 consecutive years. Forty-two stocks are part of the index with a total market capitalization of roughly USD $1 trillion.

Here are three high yield stocks from the Dividend Aristocrats Index:

1. CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) is acting within the domestic telecom services industry. The company has a market capitalization of USD $$21.0 billion, generates revenues in an amount of USD $9.6 billion and a net income of USD $$765.2 million. It follows P/E ratio is 14.4 and forward P/E ratio 17.0, P/S 2.2 and P/B ratio 1.0. Dividend Yield: 8.5 percent. Years of Consecutive Dividend Increasing: 37 Years. Five-Year Dividend Growth: 94.3 percent. The company paid dividends since 1974.

2. Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI) is acting within the business equipment industry. The company has a market capitalization of USD $3.7 billion, generates revenues in an amount of USD $5.4 billion and a net income of USD $354.0 million. It follows P/E ratio is 10.6 and forward P/E ratio 8.1, P/S 0.7 and P/B ratio is not calculable due to negative equity. Dividend Yield: 8.6 percent. Years of Consecutive Dividend Increasing: 29 Years. Five-Year Dividend Growth: 3.1 percent. The company paid dividends since 1934.

3. Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) is acting within the property and casualty insurance industry. The company has a market capitalization of USD $4.2 billion, generates revenues in an amount of USD $3.9 billion and a net income of USD $296.0 million. It follows P/E ratio is 14.2 and forward P/E ratio 16.5, P/S 1.1 and P/B ratio 0.8. Dividend Yield: 6.2 percent. Years of Consecutive Dividend Increasing: 50 Years. Five-Year Dividend Growth: 4.6 percent. The company paid dividends since 1954.

Take a closer look at the full dividend yield table from the Dividend Aristocrats Index.

Related stock ticker symbols:CTL, PBI, CINF, ED, LEG, KMB, ABT, JNJ, CTAS, CLX, MCD, VFC, PG, PEP, BMS, ADP, KO, PPG, CB, MHP, EMR, MMM, MKC, APD, XOM, WMT, SWK, AFL, BF.B, DOV, BDX, ADM, HRL, SHW, LOW, WAG, TGT, GWW, FDO, ECL, SIAL, BCR,

Additional Lists:

- Yields of the Dow Jones

- NASDAQ 100

- Yields of the S&P 500

- Yields Dividend Champions


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