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Best Dividend Paying Stock List As Of March 2012

 March 01, 2012 01:34 PM
 


Best Dividend Paying Stocks Lists By Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current dividend list (from low-yield to high-yield paying stocks) of stocks with interesting performance and valuation figures. Stocks from that list are mid- and large caps (market capitalization of more than USD 1 billion) with double digit long-term earnings growth rates. The companies are traded at AMEX, NYSE, NASDAQ and part of the Dow Jones, S&P 500 or Nasdaq Composite. Date of the screen is 2012-03-01. The list is selected by the following criteria and sorted by dividend yield:

Market capitalization: > 1 Billion
Price/Earnings Ratio: > 0 < 100
Dividend Yield: > 3 < 20
Return on investment: > 10 < 100
Operating Margin: > 10 < 100
10 Year Revenue Growth: > 8 < 200
10 Year EPS Growth: > 10 < 100

Vale (NYSE:VALE) has a market capitalization of $128.15 billion. The company employs 70,785 people, generates revenues of $58,990.00 million and has a net income of $21,517.00 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $34,234.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 58.03 percent (operating margin 51.05 percent and the net profit margin finally 36.48 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 19.04 percent of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 31.53 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 30.99 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.32. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.73 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 5.82, P/S ratio 2.34 and P/B ratio 1.70. Dividend Yield: 6.83 percent. The beta ratio is 1.56.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Vale (ADR) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Vale (ADR) (VALE) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Vale (ADR) (NYSE: VALE) (Click to enlarge)


Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has a market capitalization of $89.01 billion. The company employs 91,000 people, generates revenues of $38,851.26 million and has a net income of $4,728.45 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $8,795.84 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 22.64 percent (operating margin 14.81 percent and the net profit margin finally 12.17 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 25.57 percent of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 63.07 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.07 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.00. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.92 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.84, P/S ratio 2.31 and P/B ratio 3.67. Dividend Yield: 3.58 percent. The beta ratio is 0.30.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Abbott Laboratories (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Abbott Laboratories (ABT) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) (Click to enlarge)


PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) has a market capitalization of $98.44 billion. The company employs 294,000 people, generates revenues of $66,504.00 million and has a net income of $6,462.00 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,370.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 18.60 percent (operating margin 14.48 percent and the net profit margin finally 9.72 percent).
Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 36.73 percent of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 130.04 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 30.70 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.02. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.02 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.67, P/S ratio 1.50 and P/B ratio 4.78. Dividend Yield: 3.25 percent. The beta ratio is 0.49.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of PepsiCo, Inc. (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) (Click to enlarge)


Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 11.93 while the dividend yield has a value of 4.81 percent. Price to book ratio is 4.27 and price to sales ratio 2.54. The operating margin amounts to 30.07 percent. Earnings per share grew by 21.43 yearly over the past decade.

Best Dividend Paying Stock List As Of March 2012  (Click to enlarge)

Compared to the results of the last month, MFA Financial (MFA) is new in our results and covers now the top position of the screen. Additional new companies are Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Harris (HRS) and Statoil (STO).

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