5/04/2012

The Cheapest Stocks Within The Dow Jones

Cheapest Stocks From The Dow Jones Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. The Dow Jones Index is a stock market index, and one of several indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow. The index is used by many investors and institutional worldwide for their asset allocation. Stocks that are within the index must be held but it does not mean that the stocks are cheap and you get a good return.

I analyzed the index by the cheapest stocks, stocks with a current and forward P/E ratio of less than 15. Only thirteen companies fulfilled these criteria.

Here are my favorite stocks:
(Subscribe my Blog via RSS Feed or E-Mail. Alternative, you can follow me on Facebook or Twitter)


Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) has a market capitalization of $200.83 billion. The company employs 2,200,000 people, generates revenues of $446,950.00 million and has a net income of $16,454.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $34,688.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 7.76 percent (operating margin 5.94 percent and the net profit margin finally 3.68 percent). 


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 27.62 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 74.92 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 22.55 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.54. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.46 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.99, P/S ratio 0.45 and P/B ratio 2.83. Dividend Yield: 2.69 percent. The beta ratio is 0.35.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) (Click to enlarge)


United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) has a market capitalization of $73.74 billion. The company employs 199,900 people, generates revenues of $58,190.00 million and has a net income of $5,374.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $9,387.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 16.13 percent (operating margin 13.92 percent and the net profit margin finally 9.24 percent). 


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 16.70 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 46.89 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 23.02 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.70. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.86 in form of dividends to shareholders. 


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.20, P/S ratio 1.28 and P/B ratio 3.38. Dividend Yield: 2.36 percent. The beta ratio is 1.03.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of United Technologies Corp. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of United Technologies Corp. (UTX) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) (Click to enlarge)


American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has a market capitalization of $70.04 billion. The company employs 62,500 people, generates revenues of $32,282.00 million and has a net income of $4,899.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $10,194.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 31.58 percent (operating margin 21.55 percent and the net profit margin finally 15.18 percent). 


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 41.08 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 335.18 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.64 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.18. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.72 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.56, P/S ratio 2.20 and P/B ratio 3.78. Dividend Yield: 1.31 percent. The beta ratio is 1.84.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of American Express Company (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of American Express Company (AXP) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) (Click to enlarge)


Take a closer look at the full table of the cheapest Dow Jones stocks. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 12.14 and forward P/E ratio is 10.31. The dividend yield has a value of 2.51 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.72 and price to sales ratio 1.55. The operating margin amounts to 17.71 percent.

Here is the full table with some fundamentals (TTM):

Cheapest Stocks Within The Dow Jones (Click to enlarge)
Related stock ticker symbols:
CVX, DD, INTC, JPM, WMT, XOM, MMM, MSFT, UTX, BA, HPQ, CAT, AXP,

Selected Articles:

I am long WMT, MMM. I receive no compensation to write about these specific stocks, sector or theme. I don't plan to increase or decrease positions or obligations within the next 72 hours.

For the other stocks: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I receive no compensation to write about any specific stock, sector or theme.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Do you have any questions or notes to this article?
Please let me know your thoughts and we will discuss it.

If you feel that my work has helped you and you'd like to support my mission to spread investment ideas like honesty, openness, unconditional love, and courage, please make a donation below. I'm very grateful for your support.

Being supported by my readers enables me to give my creative output (articles, pdf free downloads) to the public domain, so it isn't copyrighted. Please share it freely so that others may benefit from it.

Thanks so much for your support. I really appreciate it.

To donate via PayPal, credit card, or e-check, please click the button below:

If you like to receive the Dividend Weekly for free (weekly published E-Book with around 1,000 best dividend paying stocks), please enter your email and verify your adress. Easily unsubscribe at any time.