5/01/2012

Best Dividend Paying Stock List As Of May 2012

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 May 01, 2012. 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

Here are my most promising stocks from the list:

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Vale (NYSE:VALE) has a market capitalization of $113.16  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 $3.77. 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 5.88, P/S ratio 2.04 and P/B ratio 1.48. Dividend Yield: 5.22 percent. The beta ratio is 1.53.


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)


PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) has a market capitalization of $103.42 billion. The company employs 297,000 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 $12,242.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 18.41 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 30.66 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.03. 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 16.38, P/S ratio 1.55 and P/B ratio 4.99. Dividend Yield: 3.12 percent. The beta ratio is 0.50.


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)


General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) has a market capitalization of $24.33 billion. The company employs 95,100 people, generates revenues of $32,677.00 million and has a net income of $2,552.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,418.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 13.52 percent (operating margin 11.71 percent and the net profit margin finally 7.81 percent). 


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 11.27 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 29.70 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.23 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.87. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.88 in form of dividends to shareholders. 


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 9.82, P/S ratio 0.75 and P/B ratio 1.82. Dividend Yield: 3.02 percent. The beta ratio is 1.25.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of General Dynamics Corp. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of General Dynamics Corp. (GD) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD) (Click to enlarge)


Take a closer look at the full table of best dividend paying stocks. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 11.95 while the dividend yield has a value of 4.50 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.97 and price to sales ratio 2.61. The operating margin amounts to 30.11 percent. Earnings per share grew by 18.90 yearly over the past decade.

Here is the full table:


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

Compared to the previous month, there are only 23 stocks that remained the criteria. The highest yield was realized by MFA Financial (MFA) who has a yield of 13.01 percent, followed by Southern Copper (SO) with a yield of 6.16. Under the best dividend paying stocks are five high yields.

Related Stock Ticker Symbols:
MFA, SCCO, HEP, MBT, VALE, MMP, PBR, NVS, YZC, STO, TLK, SSL, STRA, CHL, BBL, GRMN, CVX, TSM, ABT, CEO, GD, RES, PEP

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