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The Best Utility Dividend Stocks



March 08, 2012 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: APU , NGG , CPL

Technology Dividend Stocks With High Return On Investments And Big Operating Margins Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Utilities are stable dividend payer but they only generate slow growth for investors and they are very capital intensive. Nevertheless, people can make money with utility stocks.

I screened the utility sector by the most profitable stocks (stocks with an operating margin and return on investment over 5 percent) with a dividend yield over 4 percent. Exactly nine companies fulfilled these criteria. Most of the results come from the gas utility industry. Five stocks have a buy or strong buy rating.

Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
The Best Utility Dividend Stocks...

Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 13.50 and forward P/E ratio is 17.21. The dividend yield has a value of 5.89 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.06 and price to sales ratio 1.57. The operating margin amounts to 22.17 percent. Finally, the return on equity has a fantastic margin of 20.04 percent and the return on investment follows with a value of 7.08 percent.

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