Twenty Dividend Champions With Largest Money Distribution Increasing Rates Over The Short-Run
Dividend Champions with the fastest short-term dividend growth originally published at long-term-investments.blogspot.com. A growing dividend is normally a good sign for investors. The corporate shows two characteristics to their owners: Strength and power of a healthy and growing business.
The rate of dividend growth is in this context a great measure to judge the success of a business. A company with a 20 percent dividend growth rate must have a stronger growing underlying business than a corporate with a 3 percent growing dividend. The future looks rosy and the management team is more optimistic to share profits of the company at a higher level.
Firms that hike dividends faster than inflation deliver accelerated growth or maintain growth at a high level can pass returns to shareholders.
Today I would like to present you the 20 fastest growing dividends from the Dividend Champions list. 105 companies are part of that list which is a compilation of stocks with over 25 years of consecutive dividend growth.
And the winners are: Services and industrials. No other sectors have more constituents on the list. It was the best place to be in the past which is not equal to return or profits.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Twenty Dividend Growth Stocks With Highest Dividend Distribution Growth Rates Over The Short-Range...
Take a closer look at the full list. The average P/E ratio amounts to 18.38 and forward P/E ratio is 15.58. The dividend yield has a value of 2.13 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.55 and price to sales ratio 1.60. The operating margin amounts to 13.84 percent and the beta ratio is 0.95. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 0.45, a relatively low value compared to the other screens on my blog.
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