Tuesday, March 24, 2015

5 Cheap Dividend Growers With Buy or Better Rating

I've recently focused my thoughts on dividend growth stocks with a longer history of consecutive dividend hikes.

Today I like to show you those stocks with 5-10 years of dividend growth that are currently recommended to buy. In addition, the stocks should have an estimated earnings growth for the next five years of more than 5 percent as well as a low forward P/E.


20 stocks met my criteria. Attached is a full list of the results. In addition, I've highlighted my five favorites below. Which stocks do you like from the selection?

Here are my 5 favorites...

Dow Chemical -- Yield: 3.39%

Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) works within the Chemicals - Major Diversified industry, a part of the Basic Materials sector, and has a market capitalization of $57.73 billion.

The Basic Materials company employs 53,000 people, generates revenue of $58,167.00 million and has a net income of $3,839.00 million. Sales grew in average 5.30% per year over the past 5 years.

Dow Chemical’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7,836.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 13.47 percent (the operating margin is 9.22% and the net profit margin 6.60%).

Financials: The total debt represents 28.76 percent of Dow Chemical’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 88.23%. Here are some return ratios:

Return on Assets: 4.90%
Return on Equity: 15.90%
Return on Investment: 10.30%
Quick Ratio: 1.40
Current Ratio: 2.10

Twelve-trailing-months earnings per share reached a value of $2.87. Last fiscal year, Dow Chemical paid $1.53 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.24, the P/S ratio is 0.98 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.08. The dividend yield amounts to 3.39%.

P/E: 17.24
Forward P/E: 13.81
PEG: 1.46
P/S: 0.98
P/B: 3.08
P/Cash: 10.13
P/Free Cashflow: -

Earnings Growth: Dow Chemical’s expected earnings growth for the next year amounts to 22.92% while earnings growth for the next five years is estimated at 11.84%.

EPS this year: -15.50%
EPS next year: 22.92%
EPS next 5 years: 11.84%

EPS past 5 years: 68.90%
Sales past 5 years: 5.30%

Ownership: Insiders of the company own 0.20% of the outstanding shares. The position changed -0.61% over the recent six months.

The second important group of the company is institutional. Those investors own 69.80% of the company’s shares. The value moved -4.66% over the past half year.

Also important for the stock price are short sellers of the company. The amount of short-selling transactions in relation to the total outstanding and floating shares amounted to 2.72%.

In relation the latest trading volume, the ratio was 3.28. High values show that a huge amount of shares being shorted. Investors hope for declining prices and showing a kind of sentiment of the stock.

Technical: The Dow Chemical stock price changed 8.51% year-to-date. Compared to the market the beta ratio is 1.66.

Shares of the Chemicals - Major Diversified company are -8.50% away from its 52-Week High and 20.49% above the 52-Week Low.

The Relative-Strength-Indicator (RSI) has a value of 67.01. Values over 70 indicating an overbought territory while results below 30 showing that the company could be oversold.

Let’s look at the simple moving averages 200, 50 and 20 of Dow Chemical. The stock price is 0.55% away from its 200-Day Moving Average. The distance to the 50-Day Moving Average amounts to 8.25%. Short-term, it’s a value of 4.46%.

Volatility: 1.16Billion shares are outstanding of which 1.16B float. The average daily stock trading volume of the recent 3 months amounted to 9.59Million shares. On the last trading day, 0 were sold which resulted in a relative volume of 0.80. Higher values show an increasing short-term volatility.

Volatility Week --- 1.88%
Volatility Month --- 2.28%
Average True Range (ATR) --- 1.11
Beta --- 1.66

Performance:

Performance Week --- 0.10%
Performance Month --- 9.10%
Perormance Quarter --- -2.98%
Performance Half Year --- -5.23%
Performance Year --- 8.67%


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Dow Chemical (DOW)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Dow Chemical (DOW)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Dow Chemical (DOW)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Dow Chemical (DOW)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Dow Chemical (DOW)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Dow Chemical (DOW)



General Electric -- Yield: 3.66%



General Electric (NYSE:GE) works within the Diversified Machinery industry, a part of the Industrial Goods sector, and has a market capitalization of $252.76 billion.

The Industrial Goods company employs 307,000 people, generates revenue of $148,589.00 million and has a net income of $15,457.00 million. Sales grew in average -0.80% per year over the past 5 years.

General Electric’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $17,229.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 11.60 percent (the operating margin is 11.60% and the net profit margin 10.40%).

Financials: The total debt represents 56.30 percent of General Electric’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 284.71%. Here are some return ratios:

Return on Assets: 2.80%
Return on Equity: 13.80%
Return on Investment: 3.10%
Quick Ratio: -
Current Ratio: -

Twelve-trailing-months earnings per share reached a value of $1.51. Last fiscal year, General Electric paid $0.89 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.67, the P/S ratio is 1.70 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.97. The dividend yield amounts to 3.66%.

P/E: 16.67
Forward P/E: 13.77
PEG: 2.25
P/S: 1.70
P/B: 1.97
P/Cash: 1.83
P/Free Cashflow: -

Earnings Growth: General Electric’s expected earnings growth for the next year amounts to 5.66% while earnings growth for the next five years is estimated at 7.41%.

EPS this year: 3.40%
EPS next year: 5.66%
EPS next 5 years: 7.41%

EPS past 5 years: 9.00%
Sales past 5 years: -0.80%

Ownership: Insiders of the company own 0.03% of the outstanding shares. The position changed 32.20% over the recent six months.

The second important group of the company is institutional. Those investors own 55.30% of the company’s shares. The value moved 1.22% over the past half year.

Also important for the stock price are short sellers of the company. The amount of short-selling transactions in relation to the total outstanding and floating shares amounted to 0.86%.

In relation the latest trading volume, the ratio was 2.26. High values show that a huge amount of shares being shorted. Investors hope for declining prices and showing a kind of sentiment of the stock.

Technical: The General Electric stock price changed 0.52% year-to-date. Compared to the market the beta ratio is 1.43.

Shares of the Diversified Machinery company are -5.37% away from its 52-Week High and 8.52% above the 52-Week Low.

The Relative-Strength-Indicator (RSI) has a value of 63.09. Values over 70 indicating an overbought territory while results below 30 showing that the company could be oversold.

Let’s look at the simple moving averages 200, 50 and 20 of General Electric. The stock price is -0.11% away from its 200-Day Moving Average. The distance to the 50-Day Moving Average amounts to 2.97%. Short-term, it’s a value of 2.98%.

Volatility: 10.04Billion shares are outstanding of which 10.04B float. The average daily stock trading volume of the recent 3 months amounted to 38.38Million shares. On the last trading day, 0 were sold which resulted in a relative volume of 0.80. Higher values show an increasing short-term volatility.

Volatility Week --- 1.00%
Volatility Month --- 1.29%
Average True Range (ATR) --- 0.32
Beta --- 1.43

Performance:

Performance Week --- 1.00%
Performance Month --- 4.61%
Perormance Quarter --- -4.77%
Performance Half Year --- -2.18%
Performance Year --- 4.53%


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of General Electric (GE)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of General Electric (GE)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of General Electric (GE)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of General Electric (GE)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of General Electric (GE)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of General Electric (GE)


Corning -- Yield: 1.94%



Corning (NYSE:GLW) works within the Diversified Electronics industry, a part of the Technology sector, and has a market capitalization of $31.26 billion.

The Technology company employs 34,600 people, generates revenue of $9,715.00 million and has a net income of $2,472.00 million. Sales grew in average 12.50% per year over the past 5 years.

Corning’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,193.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 32.87 percent (the operating margin is 20.64% and the net profit margin 25.45%).

Financials: The total debt represents 10.85 percent of Corning’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 15.12%. Here are some return ratios:

Return on Assets: 8.90%
Return on Equity: 13.70%
Return on Investment: 4.00%
Quick Ratio: 3.80
Current Ratio: 4.40

Twelve-trailing-months earnings per share reached a value of $1.69. Last fiscal year, Corning paid $0.52 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.66, the P/S ratio is 3.24 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.64. The dividend yield amounts to 1.94%.

P/E: 14.66
Forward P/E: 14.95
PEG: 1.31
P/S: 3.24
P/B: 1.64
P/Cash: 5.19
P/Free Cashflow: 10.36

Earnings Growth: Corning’s expected earnings growth for the next year amounts to 7.67% while earnings growth for the next five years is estimated at 11.20%.

EPS this year: 29.10%
EPS next year: 7.67%
EPS next 5 years: 11.20%

EPS past 5 years: 6.20%
Sales past 5 years: 12.50%

Ownership: Insiders of the company own 0.10% of the outstanding shares. The position changed -43.81% over the recent six months.

The second important group of the company is institutional. Those investors own 77.80% of the company’s shares. The value moved 1.03% over the past half year.

Also important for the stock price are short sellers of the company. The amount of short-selling transactions in relation to the total outstanding and floating shares amounted to 1.25%.

In relation the latest trading volume, the ratio was 1.94. High values show that a huge amount of shares being shorted. Investors hope for declining prices and showing a kind of sentiment of the stock.

Technical: The Corning stock price changed 8.07% year-to-date. Compared to the market the beta ratio is 1.66.

Shares of the Diversified Electronics company are -1.51% away from its 52-Week High and 46.17% above the 52-Week Low.

The Relative-Strength-Indicator (RSI) has a value of 59.54. Values over 70 indicating an overbought territory while results below 30 showing that the company could be oversold.

Let’s look at the simple moving averages 200, 50 and 20 of Corning. The stock price is 16.81% away from its 200-Day Moving Average. The distance to the 50-Day Moving Average amounts to 6.05%. Short-term, it’s a value of 1.35%.

Volatility: 1.27Billion shares are outstanding of which 1.27B float. The average daily stock trading volume of the recent 3 months amounted to 8.17Million shares. On the last trading day, 0 were sold which resulted in a relative volume of 0.60. Higher values show an increasing short-term volatility.

Volatility Week --- 1.62%
Volatility Month --- 2.32%
Average True Range (ATR) --- 0.52
Beta --- 1.66

Performance:

Performance Week --- -0.88%
Performance Month --- 4.47%
Perormance Quarter --- 21.06%
Performance Half Year --- 21.17%
Performance Year --- 32.51%


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


Johnson Controls -- Yield: 2.07%



Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI) works within the Auto Parts industry, a part of the Consumer Goods sector, and has a market capitalization of $33.08 billion.

The Consumer Goods company employs 168,000 people, generates revenue of $42,828.00 million and has a net income of $1,553.00 million. Sales grew in average 8.50% per year over the past 5 years.

Johnson Controls’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,257.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 7.60 percent (the operating margin is 4.75% and the net profit margin 3.63%).

Financials: The total debt represents 14.96 percent of Johnson Controls’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 43.37%. Here are some return ratios:

Return on Assets: 3.90%
Return on Equity: 11.00%
Return on Investment: 9.60%
Quick Ratio: 0.90
Current Ratio: 1.10

Twelve-trailing-months earnings per share reached a value of $2.22. Last fiscal year, Johnson Controls paid $0.88 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.63, the P/S ratio is 0.77 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.07. The dividend yield amounts to 2.07%.

P/E: 22.63
Forward P/E: 12.22
PEG: 1.91
P/S: 0.77
P/B: 3.07
P/Cash: 196.52
P/Free Cashflow: 41.17

Earnings Growth: Johnson Controls’s expected earnings growth for the next year amounts to 14.00% while earnings growth for the next five years is estimated at 11.83%.

EPS this year: 35.90%
EPS next year: 14.00%
EPS next 5 years: 11.83%

EPS past 5 years: 41.70%
Sales past 5 years: 8.50%

Ownership: Insiders of the company own 0.10% of the outstanding shares. The position changed -2.83% over the recent six months.

The second important group of the company is institutional. Those investors own 80.40% of the company’s shares. The value moved -1.05% over the past half year.

Also important for the stock price are short sellers of the company. The amount of short-selling transactions in relation to the total outstanding and floating shares amounted to 1.47%.

In relation the latest trading volume, the ratio was 2.81. High values show that a huge amount of shares being shorted. Investors hope for declining prices and showing a kind of sentiment of the stock.

Technical: The Johnson Controls stock price changed 3.91% year-to-date. Compared to the market the beta ratio is 1.67.

Shares of the Auto Parts company are -1.68% away from its 52-Week High and 30.85% above the 52-Week Low.

The Relative-Strength-Indicator (RSI) has a value of 64.25. Values over 70 indicating an overbought territory while results below 30 showing that the company could be oversold.

Let’s look at the simple moving averages 200, 50 and 20 of Johnson Controls. The stock price is 6.22% away from its 200-Day Moving Average. The distance to the 50-Day Moving Average amounts to 5.90%. Short-term, it’s a value of 4.15%.

Volatility: 657.29Million shares are outstanding of which 655.88M float. The average daily stock trading volume of the recent 3 months amounted to 3.43Million shares. On the last trading day, 0 were sold which resulted in a relative volume of 0.85. Higher values show an increasing short-term volatility.

Volatility Week --- 1.85%
Volatility Month --- 1.71%
Average True Range (ATR) --- 0.93
Beta --- 1.67

Performance:

Performance Week --- 3.57%
Performance Month --- 4.58%
Perormance Quarter --- 0.62%
Performance Half Year --- 4.34%
Performance Year --- 2.95%


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Johnson Controls (JCI)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Johnson Controls (JCI)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Johnson Controls (JCI)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Johnson Controls (JCI)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Johnson Controls (JCI)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Johnson Controls (JCI)


Time Warner -- Yield: 1.67%



Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) works within the Entertainment - Diversified industry, a part of the Services sector, and has a market capitalization of $70.16 billion.

The Services company employs 34,000 people, generates revenue of $27,359.00 million and has a net income of $3,894.00 million. Sales grew in average 1.50% per year over the past 5 years.

Time Warner’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,825.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 24.95 percent (the operating margin is 21.84% and the net profit margin 14.23%).

Financials: The total debt represents 35.56 percent of Time Warner’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 91.90%. Here are some return ratios:

Return on Assets: 5.90%
Return on Equity: 14.50%
Return on Investment: 11.00%
Quick Ratio: 1.20
Current Ratio: 1.40

Twelve-trailing-months earnings per share reached a value of $4.40. Last fiscal year, Time Warner paid $1.27 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.04, the P/S ratio is 2.55 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.86. The dividend yield amounts to 1.67%.

P/E: 19.04
Forward P/E: 14.52
PEG: 1.30
P/S: 2.55
P/B: 2.86
P/Cash: 26.62
P/Free Cashflow: 34.94

Earnings Growth: Time Warner’s expected earnings growth for the next year amounts to 24.48% while earnings growth for the next five years is estimated at 14.62%.

EPS this year: 23.90%
EPS next year: 24.48%
EPS next 5 years: 14.62%

EPS past 5 years: 20.30%
Sales past 5 years: 1.50%

Ownership: Insiders of the company own 0.10% of the outstanding shares. The position changed -20.30% over the recent six months.

The second important group of the company is institutional. Those investors own 83.80% of the company’s shares. The value moved -1.84% over the past half year.

Also important for the stock price are short sellers of the company. The amount of short-selling transactions in relation to the total outstanding and floating shares amounted to 0.89%.

In relation the latest trading volume, the ratio was 1.66. High values show that a huge amount of shares being shorted. Investors hope for declining prices and showing a kind of sentiment of the stock.

Technical: The Time Warner stock price changed -1.93% year-to-date. Compared to the market the beta ratio is 1.21.

Shares of the Entertainment - Diversified company are -4.20% away from its 52-Week High and 41.71% above the 52-Week Low.

The Relative-Strength-Indicator (RSI) has a value of 56.49. Values over 70 indicating an overbought territory while results below 30 showing that the company could be oversold.

Let’s look at the simple moving averages 200, 50 and 20 of Time Warner. The stock price is 8.99% away from its 200-Day Moving Average. The distance to the 50-Day Moving Average amounts to 1.32%. Short-term, it’s a value of 2.97%.

Volatility: 832.00Million shares are outstanding of which 821.03M float. The average daily stock trading volume of the recent 3 months amounted to 4.39Million shares. On the last trading day, 0 were sold which resulted in a relative volume of 0.68. Higher values show an increasing short-term volatility.

Volatility Week --- 1.34%
Volatility Month --- 1.94%
Average True Range (ATR) --- 1.62
Beta --- 1.21

Performance:

Performance Week --- -0.12%
Performance Month --- 2.51%
Perormance Quarter --- 3.92%
Performance Half Year --- 10.02%
Performance Year --- 37.37%


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Time Warner (TWX)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Time Warner (TWX)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Time Warner (TWX)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Time Warner (TWX)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Time Warner (TWX)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Time Warner (TWX)

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