Wednesday, March 4, 2015

16 Large Caps With Skyrocket Dividends

Dividend growth is important, no discussion about that. Many analysts and investors say that a fast growing dividend is a result of a rosy business which runs very well.

Others research studies say that high dividend raiser perform better than the market.


However, I like to show you which large capitalized stocks increased their dividends over the past year at the highest rate, more than 50 percent.

Purchasing high growth is better than buying high yielding stocks. A list Dividend Aristocrats with the fastest dividend growth rates can be found here: 10 Dividend Aristocrats With The Highest Possibility To Grow Dividends At The Fastest Pace...

You can find the full list at the end of this post. I hope you get some new inspirations which help you to structure your investments. Thank you for reading and commenting.

These are my favorite stocks...

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has a market capitalization of $11.78 billion. The company employs 24,255 people, generates revenue of $3,588.00 million and has a net income of $1,142.00 million.

Regions Financial Corporation’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $ million. The EBITDA margin is percent (the operating margin is 31.35 percent and the net profit margin 22.39 percent).

Financials: The total debt represents 4.78 percent of Regions Financial Corporation’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 33.64 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 6.94 percent was realized by Regions Financial Corporation.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.79. Last fiscal year, Regions Financial Corporation paid $0.18 in the form of dividends to shareholders. RF raised dividends by 66.67%.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.07, the P/S ratio is 2.31 and the P/B ratio is finally 0.73. The dividend yield amounts to 2.30 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 2.12.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Regions Financial Corporation (RF)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Regions Financial Corporation (RF)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Regions Financial Corporation (RF)

Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI) has a market capitalization of $11.13 billion. The company employs 51,500 people, generates revenue of $5,324.75 million and has a net income of $404.52 million.

Hanesbrands’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $662.16 million. The EBITDA margin is 12.44 percent (the operating margin is 10.59 percent and the net profit margin 7.60 percent).

Financials: The total debt represents 37.99 percent of Hanesbrands’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 143.05 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 30.91 percent was realized by Hanesbrands.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.96. Last fiscal year, Hanesbrands paid $1.20 in the form of dividends to shareholders. HBI raised dividends by 50%.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 28.11, the P/S ratio is 2.09 and the P/B ratio is finally 8.02. The dividend yield amounts to 1.44 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.02.


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

AMETEK (NYSE:AME) has a market capitalization of $11.78 billion. The company employs 14,500 people, generates revenue of $4,021.96 million and has a net income of $584.46 million.

AMETEK’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $962.31 million. The EBITDA margin is 23.93 percent (the operating margin is 22.34 percent and the net profit margin 14.53 percent).

Financials: The total debt represents 26.72 percent of AMETEK’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 52.87 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 18.33 percent was realized by AMETEK.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.42. Last fiscal year, AMETEK paid $0.33 in the form of dividends to shareholders. AME raised dividends by 50%.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.79, the P/S ratio is 2.93 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.63. The dividend yield amounts to 0.75 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.24.


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

Danaher (NYSE:DHR) has a market capitalization of $58.02 billion. The company employs 66,000 people, generates revenue of $19,913.80 million and has a net income of $2,598.40 million.

Danaher’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,369.80 million. The EBITDA margin is 21.94 percent (the operating margin is 17.23 percent and the net profit margin 13.05 percent).

Financials: The total debt represents 9.39 percent of Danaher’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 14.86 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 11.36 percent was realized by Danaher.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.63. Last fiscal year, Danaher paid $0.32 in the form of dividends to shareholders. DHR raised dividends by 300%.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.70, the P/S ratio is 2.91 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.48. The dividend yield amounts to 0.49 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.17.


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

Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) has a market capitalization of $10.15 billion. The company employs 47,000 people, generates revenue of $7,283.82 million and has a net income of $554.02 million.

Universal Health Services’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,352.82 million. The EBITDA margin is 18.57 percent (the operating margin is 13.94 percent and the net profit margin 7.61 percent).

Financials: The total debt represents 39.81 percent of Universal Health Services’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 101.82 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 17.12 percent was realized by Universal Health Services.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.95. Last fiscal year, Universal Health Services paid $0.20 in the form of dividends to shareholders. UHS raised dividends by 100%.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 20.70, the P/S ratio is 1.39 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.10. The dividend yield amounts to 0.39 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.40.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Universal Health Services (UHS)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Universal Health Services (UHS)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Universal Health Services (UHS)
16 Large Caps With Skyrocked Dividends (click to enlarge),
Source: long-term-investments.blogspot.com

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