Tuesday, May 10, 2016

6 Top Dividend Growth Stocks With Yields Over 4%

Interest rates are at the lowest level for nearly a decade. 

As safe haven investor, you will not receive much more than 2% for taking risk into your portfolio.

The good news is that there are plenty of stocks yielding double that annual rate, and even if a market-thumping yield often involves some trade-offs, income investors don't have to give up profit or sales growth potential to achieve a 4% dividend yield.

With that in mind, here are three growing businesses with hefty dividend payouts that you might consider adding to your watchlist.

Here are the stocks with 4% dividend yield which look like bargains...

HCP -- Yield: 6.64%

HCP (NYSE:HCP) employs 187 people, generates revenue of $2,544.31 million and has a net income of $-557.84 million. The current market capitalization stands at $16.46 billion.

HCP’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,833.92 million. The EBITDA margin is 72.08% (the operating margin is -4.25% and the net profit margin -21.92%).

Financials: The total debt represents 51.60% of HCP assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 118.47%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of -5.58% was realized by HCP.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $-1.21. Last fiscal year, HCP paid $2.26 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is , the P/S ratio is 6.36 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.73. The dividend yield amounts to 6.64%.

Stock Charts:


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



AT&T -- Yield: 4.99%

AT&T (NYSE:T) employs 281,450 people, generates revenue of $146,801.00 million and has a net income of $13,687.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $236.18 billion.

AT&T’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $49,599.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 33.79% (the operating margin is 16.88% and the net profit margin 9.32%).

Financials: The total debt represents 31.33% of AT&T assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 102.84%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.57% was realized by AT&T.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.26. Last fiscal year, AT&T paid $1.89 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.01, the P/S ratio is 1.61 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.93. The dividend yield amounts to 4.99%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AT&T (T)



Mercury General -- Yield: 4.68%

Mercury General (NYSE:MCY) employs 4,300 people, generates revenue of $3,009.30 million and has a net income of $74.48 million. The current market capitalization stands at $2.92 billion.

Mercury General’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $639.47 million. The EBITDA margin is 21.25% (the operating margin is 2.45% and the net profit margin 2.47%).

Financials: The total debt represents 6.27% of Mercury General assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 15.93%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 4.03% was realized by Mercury General.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.35. Last fiscal year, Mercury General paid $2.47 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 39.28, the P/S ratio is 0.97 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.61. The dividend yield amounts to 4.68%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Mercury General (MCY)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Mercury General (MCY)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Mercury General (MCY)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Mercury General (MCY)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Mercury General (MCY)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Mercury General (MCY)



Universal Health -- Yield: 4.66%

Universal Health (NYSE:UHT) employs people, generates revenue of $63.95 million and has a net income of $23.69 million. The current market capitalization stands at $739.65 million.

Universal Health’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $43.08 million. The EBITDA margin is 67.36% (the operating margin is 37.05% and the net profit margin 37.05%).

Financials: The total debt represents 55.07% of Universal Health assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 129.56%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 11.86% was realized by Universal Health.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.78. Last fiscal year, Universal Health paid $2.56 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 31.10, the P/S ratio is 11.55 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.79. The dividend yield amounts to 4.66%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Universal Health (UHT)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Universal Health (UHT)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Universal Health (UHT)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Universal Health (UHT)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Universal Health (UHT)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Universal Health (UHT)



Chevron -- Yield: 4.44%

Chevron (NYSE:CVX) employs 61,500 people, generates revenue of $129,648.00 million and has a net income of $4,710.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $184.52 billion.

Chevron’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $20,951.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 16.16% (the operating margin is -0.07% and the net profit margin 3.63%).

Financials: The total debt represents 14.50% of Chevron assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 25.27%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 2.98% was realized by Chevron.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.45. Last fiscal year, Chevron paid $4.28 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 39.39, the P/S ratio is 1.40 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.19. The dividend yield amounts to 4.44%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Chevron (CVX)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Chevron (CVX)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Chevron (CVX)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Chevron (CVX)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Chevron (CVX)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Chevron (CVX)



Old Republic -- Yield: 4.19%

Old Republic (NYSE:ORI) employs 8,200 people, generates revenue of $5,765.90 million and has a net income of $422.20 million. The current market capitalization stands at $4.71 billion.

Old Republic’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $700.30 million. The EBITDA margin is 12.15% (the operating margin is 11.68% and the net profit margin 7.32%).

Financials: The total debt represents 5.62% of Old Republic assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 24.78%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.82% was realized by Old Republic.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.46. Last fiscal year, Old Republic paid $0.74 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.26, the P/S ratio is 0.81 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.21. The dividend yield amounts to 4.19%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Old Republic (ORI)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Old Republic (ORI)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Old Republic (ORI)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Old Republic (ORI)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Old Republic (ORI)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Old Republic (ORI)

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