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8/09/2012

The Best Dividend Contenders By Free Cash Flow

Best Dividend Contenders With Cheapest Free Cash flow ratios Stocks Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Dividend Contenders are stocks with a consecutive dividend growth of more than 10 years but less than 25. Exactly 175 companies have currently fulfilled this dividend growth criterion. In order to find the cheapest stocks by real income figures, I screened all contenders by a cheap price to free cash flow ratio of less than 15. Ten stocks remained of which three have a yield over three percent.

Here are my favorite stocks:
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Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) has a market capitalization of $6.75 billion. The company employs 167,000 people, generates revenue of $50,705.00 million and has a net income of $334.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,043.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 4.03 percent (operating margin 2.14 percent and net profit margin 0.66 percent). 

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 13.80 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 58.96 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of -20.43 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $-3.08. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.62 in form of dividends to shareholders. 

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is not calculable, P/S ratio 0.13 and P/B ratio 1.81. Dividend Yield: 3.42 percent. The beta ratio is 1.31 and the P/FCF ratio 4.03.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Best Buy (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of Best Buy (BBY) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) (Click to enlarge)

General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) has a market capitalization of $22.55 billion. The company employs 93,500 people, generates revenue 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. The EBITDA margin is 13.52 percent (operating margin 11.71 percent and net profit margin 7.81 percent). 

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 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 $6.85. 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 9.33, P/S ratio 0.69 and P/B ratio 1.72. Dividend Yield: 3.19 percent. The beta ratio is 1.25 and the P/FCF ratio 10.43.


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

ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE) has a market capitalization of $24.86 billion. The company employs 16,500 people, generates revenue of $16,834.00 million and has a net income of $1,585.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,861.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 28.88 percent (operating margin 12.68 percent and net profit margin 9.42 percent). 

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 5.62 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 20.07 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 6.68 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.90. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.38 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.43, P/S ratio 1.48 and P/B ratio 1.01. Dividend Yield: 2.67 percent. The beta ratio is 0.73 and the P/FCF ratio 11.12.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of ACE Limited (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of ACE Limited (ACE) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of ACE Limited (NYSE: ACE) (Click to enlarge)

Take a closer look at the full table of cheap Dividend Contenders By P/FCF. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 12.81 and forward P/E ratio is 10.61. The dividend yield has a value of 2.78 percent. Price to book ratio is 1.80 and price to sales ratio 0.93. The operating margin amounts to 12.46 percent and the beta ratio is 0.89.

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

Best Dividend Contenders By Free Cash Flow (Click to enlarge)

Related stock ticker symbols:
ERIE, BBY, GD, HRS, AXS, ACE, NTT, ALTE, ATNI, JW-A

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* 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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