5/03/2012

An Overview Of The Safest And Best Yielding Large Cap Dividend Stocks

Large Capitalized Dividend Stocks With Lowest Beta Ratio Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Stocks with low beta ratios are less volatile than the market. If they pay a good yield, could there a better investment? I made a screen of the best yielding large capitalized stocks (over USD 10 billion) with a beta ratio of less than 0.5. The ratio summarizes all stocks with a share price performance that represents not more than the half performance of the market.

Exactly 45 companies fulfilled these criteria but only 18 have a yield of more than four percent.

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Plains All American Pipelines (NYSE:PAA) has a market capitalization of $12.66 billion. The company employs 3,800 people, generates revenues of $34,275.00 million and has a net income of $994.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,530.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 4.46 percent (operating margin 3.79 percent and the net profit margin finally 2.90 percent).


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 33.80 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 95.39 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 15.47 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.93. Last fiscal year, the company paid $3.91 in form of dividends to shareholders. 


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.52, P/S ratio 0.39 and P/B ratio 2.44. Dividend Yield: 5.08 percent. The beta ratio is 0.49.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Plains All American Pi... (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of Plains All American Pi... (PAA) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Plains All American Pi... (NYSE: PAA) (Click to enlarge)


Altria Group (NYSE:MO) has a market capitalization of $65.87 billion. The company employs 9,900 people, generates revenues of $23,800.00 million and has a net income of $3,393.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,321.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 26.56 percent (operating margin 25.50 percent and the net profit margin finally 14.26 percent). 


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 37.04 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 371.98 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 76.13 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.67. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.58 in form of dividends to shareholders. 


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.42, P/S ratio 2.77 and P/B ratio 18.01. Dividend Yield: 5.06 percent. The beta ratio is 0.41.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Altria Group, Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of Altria Group, Inc. (MO) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE: MO) (Click to enlarge)


PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG) has a market capitalization of $18.21 billion. The company employs 19,274 people, generates revenues of $14,956.00 million and has a net income of $858.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,157.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 27.79 percent (operating margin 12.98 percent and the net profit margin finally 5.74 percent). 


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 27.91 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 114.75 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 7.22 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.11. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.82 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 20.95, P/S ratio 1.24 and P/B ratio 1.51. Dividend Yield: 4.12 percent. The beta ratio is 0.29.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of PG&E Corporation (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of PG&E Corporation (PCG) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) (Click to enlarge)


Take a closer look at the full table of the safest Large Caps with best yields. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 18.31 and forward P/E ratio is 15.61. The dividend yield has a value of 5.22 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.94 and price to sales ratio 2.08. The operating margin amounts to 19.34 percent.

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

An Overview Of The Safest Large Cap Dividend Stocks (Click to enlarge)

Related stock ticker symbols:
NLY, CHT, KMP, PPL, PAA, MO, AEP, FE, DUK, PGN, LO, PEG, OKS, SO, PCG, ED, BMY, D

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I am long MO, LO. 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.

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