Here is a current dividend list of 11 stocks acting within the retail sector. The companies are valuated between USD 1.1 billion and 427 billion market capitalization and traded at AMEX, NYSE, NASDAQ as well as being part of the Dow Jones, S&P 500 or Nasdaq Composite.
The highest yield offers dividend aristocrat Wal-Mart (US:WMT). WMT is valuated with a current P/E ratio of 13.16 and a dividend yield of 2.79 percent. In review to other American retailer, the valuation of Wal-Mart seems cheap. Selected competitors are valuated in average with 19.0 and 0.9 percent dividend yield.
But what about foreign retailer? If we take a look at international competitors like Tesco (GB:TSCO), we see that the dividend yield of the British market leader amounts to 3.27 percent. Morrison Supermarkets (GB:MRWSF) pays 2.99 percent in dividend and his British rival Sainsbury (GB:SBRY) 4.08 percent. Germans largest Retailer Metro (DE:MEO) yielded at 2.98 percent and France Carrefour (FR:CA) dividend yielded at 3.03 percent.
Here is a the table about 11 American Retailers sorted by P/E ratio:
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