10/18/2013

10 Large Cap Dividend Stocks Close To New 52-Week Highs And A Single P/E Multiple

Cheaply valuated dividend stocks close to new 52-Week-Highs originally published at long-term-investments.blogspot.com. The markets are at all time highs and the valuations is getting more and more expensive, measured by earnings multiples. Not all stocks are highly priced. Out there are still a lot of opportunities with a single P/E multiple.

Today I would like to show you those stocks that are close to new 52-Week-Highs and having a single earnings multiple at the same time. In order to reduce the results, I observed only companies with a market capitalization over USD 10 billion.

Ten stocks fulfilled my criteria of a very low P/E and a stock price up to 3 percent below new highs. All ten have a current buy or better rating.

Here are the biggest results:
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BP (NYSE:BP) has a market capitalization of $136.37 billion. The company employs 85,700 people, generates revenue of $388.285 billion and has a net income of $11.816 billion. BP’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $39.891 billion. The EBITDA margin is 10.27 percent (the operating margin is 5.08 percent and the net profit margin 3.04 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 16.26 percent of BP’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 41.21 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.07 percent was realized by BP. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $8.07. Last fiscal year, BP paid $1.98 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Forward P/E: 8.16.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 5.37, the P/S ratio is 0.35 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.17. The dividend yield amounts to 4.98 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.48.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of BP (BP)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of BP (BP)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of BP (BP)

Eni (NYSE:E) has a market capitalization of $87.84 billion. The company employs 77,838 people, generates revenue of $176.203 billion and has a net income of $6.761 billion. Eni’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $39.104 billion. The EBITDA margin is 22.19 percent (the operating margin is 11.67 percent and the net profit margin 3.84 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 17.52 percent of Eni’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 41.32 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 7.32 percent was realized by Eni. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.75. Last fiscal year, Eni paid $2.96 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Forward P/E: 9.97.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 27.65, the P/S ratio is 0.50 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.09. The dividend yield amounts to 5.98 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.15.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Eni (E)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Eni (E)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Eni (E)

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) has a market capitalization of $69.06 billion. The company employs 171,000 people, generates revenue of $134.252 billion and has a net income of $5.664 billion. Ford Motor’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $13.338 billion. The EBITDA margin is 9.94 percent (the operating margin is 4.68 percent and the net profit margin 4.22 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 55.13 percent of Ford Motor’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 658.79 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 36.58 percent was realized by Ford Motor. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.52. Last fiscal year, Ford Motor paid $0.20 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Forward P/E: 9.93.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.54, the P/S ratio is 0.51 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.34. The dividend yield amounts to 2.28 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 2.01.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Ford Motor (F)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Ford Motor (F)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Ford Motor (F)


Take a closer look at the full list of cheap large cap stocks close to New 52-Week Highs. The average P/E ratio amounts to 13.02 and forward P/E ratio is 9.18. The dividend yield has a value of 3.47 percent. Price to book ratio is 1.33 and price to sales ratio 0.62. The operating margin amounts to 14.36 percent and the beta ratio is 1.62. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 1.59.

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

Cheap Dividend Stocks Close To New 52-Week Highs (Click to enlarge)

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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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