4/14/2013

5 Canadian And 7 American Stocks With More Than 100 Years Of Dividend Payments

Stocks with over 100 years of dividend payment history originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Everybody loves a long history. The longer the history of a company the bigger the database for investors and the more information’s are available for your desk research.

It’s also a deeply trust building when a company has paid dividends over more than a decade. A great list of the best dividend paying stocks with more than 25 years of consecutive dividend growth can be found on my blog. You can find there also stocks with 5 to 10 years and 10 to 25 years of consecutive growth.

The longest investment categories I cover are Dividend Kings. Those stocks have increased their payments over a period of more than 50 years without an interruption.

Today I like to top all these lists with a compilation of stocks that have paid dividends over more than 100 years. I discovered U.S. stocks as well as Canadian companies.

These U.S. companies have been paying dividends for well over 100 years:

Stanley Works (SWK) – paid dividends since 1877.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) – paid dividends since 1882.

Consolidated Edison (ED) – paid dividends since 1885, increased for 38 years.

Proctor & Gamble (PG) – paid dividends since 1890.

Coca-Cola (KO) – paid dividends since 1893 and a quarterly dividend since 1920.

Colgate-Palmolive (CL) – paid dividends since 1895.

Dupont (DD) – paid dividends since 1904.

These Canadian companies have been paying dividends for well over 100 years:

Bank of Montreal (BMO) – paid dividends since 1829.

Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) – paid dividends since 1832.

TD (TD) – paid dividends since 1857.

CIBC (CM) – paid dividends since 1868.

Royal Bank (RY) – paid dividends since 1870.


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The Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) has a market capitalization of $218.75 billion. The company employs 126,000 people, generates revenue of $83.680 billion and has a net income of $9.317 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $16.496 billion. The EBITDA margin is 19.71 percent (the operating margin is 15.88 percent and the net profit margin 11.13 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 22.52 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 46.94 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 13.86 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.90. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.14 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 20.53, the P/S ratio is 2.61 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.54. The dividend yield amounts to 2.81 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.47.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of The Procter & Gamble (PG)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of The Procter & Gamble (PG)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of The Procter & Gamble (PG)

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) has a market capitalization of $183.08 billion. The company employs 150,900 people, generates revenue of $48.017 billion and has a net income of $9.086 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12.761 billion. The EBITDA margin is 26.58 percent (the operating margin is 22.45 percent and the net profit margin 18.92 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 37.84 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 99.45 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 28.00 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.97. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.02 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 20.89, the P/S ratio is 3.81 and the P/B ratio is finally 5.60. The dividend yield amounts to 2.73 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.53.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Coca-Cola (KO)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Coca-Cola (KO)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Coca-Cola (KO)

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) has a market capitalization of $55.36 billion. The company employs 37,700 people, generates revenue of $17.085 billion and has a net income of $2.631 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4.338 billion. The EBITDA margin is 25.39 percent (the operating margin is 22.76 percent and the net profit margin 15.40 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 39.05 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 238.92 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 108.33 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.15. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.44 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.99, the P/S ratio is 3.24 and the P/B ratio is finally 25.30. The dividend yield amounts to 2.30 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.47.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Colgate-Palmolive (CL)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Colgate-Palmolive (CL)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Colgate-Palmolive (CL)


Take a closer look at the full list of stocks with a 100 years old dividend history. The average P/E ratio amounts to 16.10 and forward P/E ratio is 12.83. The dividend yield has a value of 3.49 percent. Price to book ratio is 4.43 and price to sales ratio 2.65. The operating margin amounts to 23.33 percent and the beta ratio is 0.95. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 1.71.

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

Dividend Stocks With Very Long Payment History (Click to enlarge)

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Related stock ticker symbols:
SWK, XOM, ED, PG, KO, CL, DD, BMO, BNS, TD, CM, RY

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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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