The Safest Dividend Stocks From The Services Sector With Top Yields
The safest stocks from the services sector with high yields originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Today I like to continue with my monthly session of the safest dividend stocks. Now I like to analyze the services sector. It's a big source to find stocks because there are 870 companies listed.
I love it when stocks have reached a critical mass to finance future growth with own economics of scale. Being big is also a great competitive advantage which is hard to copy when the industry is still consolidated.
Large caps with a lower volatility than the market (beta below one) are available for investors. 28 in total have such a wonderful ratio of which 12 are recommended to buy. Linked are the 20 top yielding stocks.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
20 Safest Dividend Stocks From The Services Sector With Top Yields....
Take a closer look at the full list. The average P/E ratio amounts to 22.33 and forward P/E ratio is 14.34. The dividend yield has a value of 2.74 percent. Price to book ratio is 5.31 and price to sales ratio 1.71. The operating margin amounts to 13.76 percent and the beta ratio is 0.74. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 0.93.
Related stock ticker symbols:
PSO, RUK, SJR, PAYX, SYY, MCD, UPS, KSS, GPC, TWC, CAH, WMT, HD, TGT, YUM, KR, CNI, CVS, ABC, GWW
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