9/12/2012

24 Cheap Dividend Stocks At New 52-Week Highs

Dividend Stocks Close At New Highs By Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of dividend stocks (positive yield) that have marked a new 52-Week High within the recent days. Despite the turmoil’s at the markets, there are 200 companies at one-year highs and 116 of them pay dividends. I screened the best performing stocks and analyzed all with a P/E ratio below 15 and a yield over three percent. Twenty-four companies fulfilled these criteria of which thirteen have a buy or better recommendation. Five stocks have a yield over ten percent.

Here is the table with some fundamentals to compare:
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HSBC Holdings (NYSE:HBC) has a market capitalization of $167.22 billion. The company employs 271,500 people, generates revenue of $63,005.00 million and has a net income of $17,944.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $46,906.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 74.45 percent (operating margin 27.38 percent and net profit margin 22.46 percent). 

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 9.72 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 156.46 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.59 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.28. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.05 in form of dividends to shareholders. 

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.70, P/S ratio 2.10 and P/B ratio 1.03. Dividend Yield: 3.93 percent. The beta ratio is 1.25. The stocks is 0.55 percent above 52-Week High.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of HSBC Holdings (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of HSBC Holdings (HBC) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of HSBC Holdings (NYSE: HBC) (Click to enlarge)

Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) has a market capitalization of $114.37 billion. The company employs 113,719 people, generates revenue of $45,221.54 million and has a net income of $6,274.10 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $13,199.61 million. The EBITDA margin is 29.19 percent (operating margin 16.18 percent and net profit margin 13.87 percent). 

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 15.41 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 27.46 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.42 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.12. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.71 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.86, P/S ratio 2.54 and P/B ratio 1.58. Dividend Yield: 3.90 percent. The beta ratio is 0.91. The stocks is 0-25 percent below 52-Week High.


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

Hasbro (NASDAQ:HAS) has a market capitalization of $5.06 billion. The company employs 5,900 people, generates revenue of $4,285.59 million and has a net income of $385.37 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $754.45 million. The EBITDA margin is 17.60 percent (operating margin 13.86 percent and net profit margin 8.99 percent). 

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 38.28 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 111.55 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 25.41 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.63. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.20 in form of dividends to shareholders. 

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.76, P/S ratio 1.18 and P/B ratio 3.53. Dividend Yield: 3.71 percent. The beta ratio is 0.91. The stocks is 0.67 percent above 52-Week High.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Hasbro (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of Hasbro (HAS) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) (Click to enlarge)


Take a look at the full table of best yielding stocks at new 52-Week Highs. The average price to earnings ratio amounts to 10.40 while the average forward price to earnings ratio amounts to 10.30. The average dividend yield is 6.11 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.70 and price to sales ratio 4.11. The stocks are 0.39 percent below new 52-Week Highs.

24 Cheap Dividend Stocks At New 52-Week Highs (Click to enlarge)

Related stock ticker symbols:
AMTG, MTGE, AGNC, MFA, PSEC, PMT, KFN, PDLI, NYB, MAIN, UHT, ENL, HBC, SNY, SXL, RCI, HAS, OLN, BT, DLX, NKSH, FISI, HRS, PUK

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I am long HAS. 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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