After the recent sell-off on the market, I screened my database by stocks with a current dividend yield over 3 percent and a low forward P/E of less than 15. In addition, the expected earnings should grow by at least 5 percent (analyst predictions), year by year for the next five fiscals.
Around 30 companies fulfilled these criteria at the moment. I try to highlight some of the best ideas. Below are 8 stocks, sorted by market capitalization.
The 8 Top Dividend Growth Stocks On Their Sweet-Spot are.... [more]
Weekly Ex-Dividend Dates and Yields by Ex-Dividend Dates. Here is a current stock and fund list of dividend stocks paying forthcoming dividends and having ex-dividend within the week December 30, 2013 – January 30, 2014. The average dividend-yield amounts to 3.34 percent. [more]
There are two popular ways to give money back to shareholders and boost the stock price: Dividend growth and share buybacks. [more]
Within the recent week, 38 companies have raised their dividend distributions - A good number in my view. On the list are again higher capitalized stocks with a solid track record. I talk about General Electric or 3M.You can find, like each week, a detailed overview about the biggest stocks below. In addition, there is a full list of all stocks and funds linked. [more]
Consecutive dividend growth measures the number of years in which the corporate has increased dividends. Everything that a company needs to do is to hike dividends each 12 months or less.
Today I will highlight some special stocks that must increase dividends within the next 3 months in order to keep its dividend grower status alive. 23 companies are on the attached list of which 12 are recommended to buy. The bad thing is that only 4 have a really attractive forward looking P/E ratio of less than 15. The market is still expensive!
Here are my favorite stocks: [more]