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Their 5-year EPS growth rates are above that of the S&P 500

Rising earnings can often drive share prices higher. The S&P 500 Index, which is one of the most used benchmarks for the U.S. market, has grown its annual earnings per share (not adjusted for inflation) by about 6.5% every year over the past five years.

As a result, the share price of the benchmark increased by 20.4% over the past five years (it closed at $2,488.65 on April 3) and gained more than 40% until the effects from the coronavirus epidemic started to impact the market.

Past performance is not a guarantee of future results, but it does suggest when

164 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2020-04-05 22:17

It's human nature for new income investors to focus on yield. Many eventually learn that above average yields often carry an above average risk of a dividend cut, loss of invested capital or both. People involved in extreme sports/hobbies, such as base jumping, hang gliding and shark diving, do things to minimize risk and protect themselves. In much the same way those investing in dividend stocks, can do certain things to increase their chance of success. One method is to focus on stocks that consistently increase their dividends.

Below are several stocks building shareholder returns through higher dividends:

1002 Views    Dividends4Life    2014-05-12 15:17
The utility sector is a little bit different compared to the other sectors on the capital market. There is a huge need for capital when utilities think about expansion, but they also deliver solid sales and returns. It’s like an infrastructure investment within the economy. Today I apply my current article serial criteria about stocks with high potential to boost dividend payments to the utility sector. I needed to weaken the efforts a little bit. These are the new criteria: [i][b]Dividend Payout Ratio below 50 percent[/b][/i] [i][b]Debt-To-Equity Ratio under 1[/b][/i] [i] [/i]As you might see, only [url=http://long-term-investments.blogspot.com/2013/10/Utilities-With-Low-Debt-And-Payout-Ratios-To-Grow-Dividends.html]ten utilities fulfilled[/url] these
900 Views    Dividend    2013-10-07 15:09
When you purchase individual stocks, [url=http://www.dividend-growth-stocks.com/2009/06/all-investing-involves-risk.html][b]risk is inherent[/b][/url]. Sometimes bad things happen to good stocks. Eventually, every investor will hold a stock that falls out of favor and endures a double-digit decline. Understanding this from the onset makes it easier to deal with. To minimize the risk of significant declines, your core portfolio should focus on [b]blue-chip dividend growth stocks[/b]. Listed below are select companies that have recently elected to raise their payout and yield by increasing their cash dividends to shareholders: [b]American Campus Communities Inc.[/b] (ACC) is an independent equity real estate investment trust. May 2, the company increased
643 Views    Dividends4Life    2013-05-06 19:51
This is the group of companies who raised their dividend during the week: [b]Rocky Mountain Chocolate (RMCF)[/b] Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory manufactures an extensive line of premium chocolate candies and other confectionery products from its own proprietary recipes for sale at its franchised and company-owned stores. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has a market cap of $57.8 million; its shares were traded at around $10.7 with a P/E ratio of 16 and P/S ratio of 1.9. On May 3, the company increased its quarterly dividend 10% to $0.11 per share. The dividend is payable June 8, 2012 to shareholders of record
1075 Views    gurujk    2012-05-07 15:14
There were eighteen consistent dividend growth stocks, which announced plans to boost distributions for their shareholders over the past week. Besides my screening process, my compilation of weekly dividend increases helps me stay up to date on any dividend and business developments for companies I own or for companies I might be interested in purchasing down the road. In this article, I focused only on companies which have been able to boost dividends for at least five years in a row. In the past, this process has helped me identify opportunities which I would have otherwise missed. It has also
778 Views    Dividend Growth Investor    2012-05-07 11:49
Growth is an important item for wealth. If you own a business that doubles sales and income in 10 years, your investment should have a return of 7.2 percent. If you double it in five years, you will have a return of 14.9 percent. Let’s take a look at the best growth stocks with attractive dividend yields within the utility sector. Utilities are wonderful investment objects because they generate stable revenues. Seventy-seven percent of all listed utility stocks have a beta ratio (volatility measure) of less than one. I screened the sector by stocks with the highest earnings per share
543 Views    Dividend    2012-02-08 15:51
Weekly CFO Buy Highlights
According to [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/InsiderBuy.php]GuruFocus Insider Data[/url], the largest CFO buys during the past week were Invesco Mortage Capital Inc., Methode Electronics Inc., Martin Midstream Partners L.P. Ltd. Part, Chesapeake Utilities Corp., and Tyler Technologies Inc. [size=14px][b] Invesco Mortage Capital Inc. (IVR): CFO Donald R Ramon Bought 4,000 Shares [/b][/size] CFO of Invesco Mortage Capital Inc. (IVR) Donald R Ramon bought 4,000 shares on 07/01/2009 at an average price of $20. . [color=green][b]Buy:[/b][/color] CEO & President [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/InsiderBuy.php?insider=King+Richard+J.] Richard J. King [/url] bought 15,000 shares of IVR stock on 07/01/2009 at the average price of $20; the price of the stock has decreased
1980 Views    guruek    2009-07-11 17:05

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