8/30/2012

43 Stocks With The Highest Dividend Growth In August 2012

Shares With Highest Dividend Growth by Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of companies with fastest dividend growth compared to the previous dividend declaration. The dividend growth is often a good indicator for the financial health of a stock. Companies with a strong increase in dividends judge the future of their company rosy and they want to give money back to shareholders that they don’t need for their business.

In total, the 43 fastest dividend growth companies realized an average dividend growth of 20.62 percent. The average dividend yield of the stocks amounts to 3.37. The P/E ratio is 16.55, P/B 2.53 and P/S finally 3.16.

Here are the stocks with fast dividend growth:
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Altria Group (NYSE:MO) has a market capitalization of $70.32 billion. The company employs 9,900 people, generates revenue 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. The EBITDA margin is 26.56 percent (operating margin 25.50 percent and net profit margin 14.26 percent). 

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 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 $2.16. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.58 in form of dividends to shareholders. MO increased dividends by 7.3 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.98, P/S ratio 2.95 and P/B ratio 19.17. Dividend Yield: 5.10 percent. The beta ratio is 0.39.


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

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) has a market capitalization of $102.85 billion. The company employs 71,825 people, generates revenue of $46,061.00 million and has a net income of $8,041.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,667.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 27.50 percent (operating margin 21.85 percent and net profit margin 17.46 percent).


Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 17.79 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 31.83 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 16.32 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.49. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.28 in form of dividends to shareholders. CSCO increased dividends by 75 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.91, P/S ratio 2.24 and P/B ratio 2.01. Dividend Yield: 2.91 percent. The beta ratio is 1.26.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Cisco Systems (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of Cisco Systems (CSCO) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) (Click to enlarge)

Brinker (NYSE:EAT) has a market capitalization of $2.58 billion. The company employs 100,400 people, generates revenue of $2,820.72 million and has a net income of $151.23 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $356.89 million. The EBITDA margin is 12.65 percent (operating margin 8.22 percent and net profit margin 5.36 percent).


Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 42.84 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 198.54 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 40.39 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.89. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.64 in form of dividends to shareholders. EAT increased dividends by 25 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.47, P/S ratio 0.90 and P/B ratio 8.28. Dividend Yield: 2.32 percent. The beta ratio is 1.40.

Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Brinker Intl. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of Brinker Intl. (EAT) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Brinker Intl. (NYSE: EAT) (Click to enlarge)

Stage Stores (NYSE:SSI) has a market capitalization of $656.68 million. The company employs 14,000 people, generates revenue of $1,511.92 million and has a net income of $30.96 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $112.78 million. The EBITDA margin is 7.46 percent (operating margin 3.38 percent and net profit margin 2.05 percent).


Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 6.73 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 11.99 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 6.86 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.07. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.33 in form of dividends to shareholders. SSI increased dividends by 11.1 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.73, P/S ratio 0.43 and P/B ratio 1.54. Dividend Yield: 1.91 percent. The beta ratio is 1.66.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Stage Stores (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of Stage Stores (SSI) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Stage Stores (NYSE: SSI) (Click to enlarge)

Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with the highest dividend growth within the recent month, August 2012In total, the 43 fastest dividend growth companies realized an average dividend growth of 20.62 percent. The average dividend yield of the stocks amounts to 3.37. The P/E ratio is 16.55, P/B 2.53 and P/S finally 3.16.


Here is the full table:

43 Stocks With The Highest Dividend Growth In August 2012 (Click to enlarge)


Here are the market ratios:

Ticker
Company
P/E
P/S
P/B
Dividend Yield
PSEC
Prospect Capital Corporation
6.52
6.01
1.07
10.50%
HYLD
Peritus High Yield ETF
N/A
N/A
N/A
8.16%
ARCP
American Realty Capital Properties, Inc.
N/A
13.43
1.45
7.76%
FCT
First Trust Senior Floating Rat
N/A
N/A
N/A
6.83%
ARCT
American Realty Capital Trust, Inc.
N/A
10.96
1.70
5.93%
GME
GameStop Corp.
7.92
0.27
0.82
5.37%
ESBK
Elmira Savings Bank
N/A
2.10
1.03
4.74%
MO
Altria Group Inc.
16.01
2.89
16.47
4.74%
O
Realty Income Corp.
46.87
12.59
3.05
4.25%
CINF
Cincinnati Financial Corp.
23.22
1.60
1.21
4.23%
PKY
Parkway Properties Inc.
5.01
2.30
0.74
3.92%
DHS
WisdomTree Equity Income
N/A
N/A
N/A
3.80%
CBU
Community Bank System Inc.
13.97
4.03
1.27
3.79%
DGAS
Delta Natural Gas Co. Inc.
24.79
1.78
2.01
3.63%
CHFC
Chemical Financial Corp.
13.16
3.02
1.09
3.59%
WSBC
WesBanco Inc.
11.98
2.51
0.84
3.51%
ALNC
Alliance Financial Corporation
14.55
3.40
1.20
3.37%
MGEE
MGE Energy Inc.
19.11
2.19
2.06
3.14%
PFG
Principal Financial Group Inc.
14.00
0.97
0.87
3.05%
NRIM
Northrim Bancorp Inc.
11.59
2.92
1.01
2.96%
CSCO
Cisco Systems, Inc.
12.89
2.23
2.01
2.92%
DTN
WisdomTree Dividend ex-Financials
N/A
N/A
N/A
2.92%
HRS
Harris Corp.
9.87
0.99
2.78
2.78%
CFFI
C&F Financial Corp.
9.26
1.70
1.37
2.70%
BANF
BancFirst Corporation
13.14
3.50
1.29
2.54%
BKYF
Bank of Kentucky Financial Corp.
10.70
2.95
1.14
2.54%
MTSC
MTS Systems Corp.
15.75
1.52
3.26
2.37%
HOME
Home Federal Bancorp Inc.
259.75
2.71
0.80
2.31%
EAT
Brinker International Inc.
18.46
0.93
8.49
2.29%
ITC
ITC Holdings Corp.
21.69
4.77
2.81
2.07%
HCC
HCC Insurance Holdings Inc.
10.83
1.33
0.97
2.02%
BOLT
Bolt Technology Corp.
21.83
2.58
1.69
1.94%
SSI
Stage Stores Inc.
19.65
0.42
1.57
1.71%
INTU
Intuit Inc.
23.79
4.17
6.32
1.15%
WLK
Westlake Chemical Corp.
15.56
1.22
2.36
1.08%
ATRI
ATRION Corp.
18.98
3.84
3.10
1.01%
SLH
Solera Holdings Inc.
27.42
3.61
4.22
0.97%
TW
Towers Watson & Co.
15.57
1.14
1.60
0.85%
VVI
Viad Corp
511.75
0.45
1.07
0.78%
BTH
Blyth, Inc.
19.08
0.65
6.23
0.47%






Average

38.93
3.16
2.53
3.37%


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WLK,VVI,CSCO,GME,PKY,DTN,BOLT,BTH,EAT,SLH,MTSC,PFG,NRIM,TW,ATRI,INTU,HRS,SSI,HOME,BANF,MO,ITC,BKYF,HCC,WSBC,HYLD,DHS,CHFC,ESBK,FCT,CFFI,CBU,O,GJI,MGEE,ALNC,DGAS,ARCT,GJT,CINF,ARCP,PSEC,PSEC

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