12/12/2010

25 Best Dividend Yielding Foreign Stocks

Here is a current sheet of 25 foreign stocks (ADR) that pay best dividend yields. Despite the rising importance of foreign countries in the global economy, many investors have a true “home-bias” problem and continue to gravitate towards American companies. Roughly one fourth of the revenues of the S&P 500 firms come from abroad. In order to gain full exposure to foreign investors, investors have to jump into foreign stocks. There are so many reasons to buy foreign stocks:

i) Decreasing USD

ii) Domestic companies in foreign countries know the local market, culture, traditions better

iii) Stronger economic growth is expected for next year and in the future.

Hence investors should to review their portfolios now and change their asset allocations in order to benefit from growth overseas.

The average dividend-yield of my list amounts to 6.25 percent while the average P/E ratio is 12.95. Price to book ratio is 2.44 and price to sales ratio 1.66. Total debt to assets ratio is 2.41 whence an average return on equity of 21.31 percent is realized. The operating margin is 20.68 percent. Stocks are traded at AMEX, NYSE, NASDAQ as well as being part of the Dow Jones, S&P 500 or Nasdaq Composite.

Here is the table of 25 best dividend yielding foreign stocks with some fundamentals:



Related stock ticker symbols:
TEO, E, BFR, WBK, ANZBY, PZE, NZT, PHI, EONGY, EDPFY, YPF, ITYBY, ZFSVY, CPL, TOT, REP, BCE, FTE, GSK, HNP, SID, TSP, CHT, RWEOY, TLSYY


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