8/03/2011

Dividend Yield Analysis Dow Jones And NASDAQ As Of August 2011

Best Yielding Stocks from Dow Jones and NASDAQ By Dividend Yields – Stock, Capital, Investment. For investors it is necessary to get an overview of yields from major indices in order to allocate capital flows and adjust risk-weighting. I screened stocks from the Dow Jones Industrial Average 30 Index and NASDAQ 100 by dividend yields and dividend structure.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a stock market index and one of several indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow. The index shows how 30 large, publicly owned companies based in the United States have traded during a standard trading session in the stock market. The Dow Jones Index is price weighted.

Here are the best yielding Dow Jones 30 stocks:
1. AT&T (T) is acting within the telecom service industry. The company has a market capitalization of USD 174.7 billion, generates revenues in an amount of USD 125.7 billion and a net income of USD 19.6 billion. It follows Price/Earnings ratio is 8.9 and forward price to earnings ratio 11.6, Price/Sales 1.4 and Price/Book ratio 1.54. Dividend Yield: 5.8 percent. Years of Consecutive Dividend Increasing: 6 Years. 5-Year Dividend Growth: 5.4 percent. The company paid dividends since 1881.

2. Verizon Communications (VZ) is acting within the telecom service industry. The company has a market capitalization of USD 101.8 billion, generates revenues in an amount of USD 107.4 billion and a net income of USD 6.4 billion. It follows Price/Earnings ratio is 16.1 and forward price to earnings ratio 13.8, Price/Sales 1.0 and Price/Book ratio 2.6. Dividend Yield: 5.4 percent. Years of Consecutive Dividend Increasing: 6 Years. 5-Year Dividend Growth: 3.8 percent. The company paid dividends since 1984.

3. Pfizer (PFE) is acting within the major drug industry. The company has a market capitalization of USD 142.5 billion, generates revenues in an amount of USD 67.6 billion and a net income of USD 8.5 billion. It follows Price/Earnings ratio is 17.2 and forward price to earnings ratio 7.9, Price/Sales 2.1 and Price/Book ratio 1.6. Dividend Yield: 4.4 percent. Years of Consecutive Dividend Increasing: 0 Years. 5-Year Dividend Growth: 0.5 percent. The company paid dividends since 1901.

Take a close look at the full yield table of the Dow Jones. In average, dividend stocks from the Dow Jones have a yield of 2.96 percent. All 30 Dow Jones stocks pay dividends.

The NASDAQ 100 Index includes 100 of the largest domestic and international non-financial securities listed on The NASDAQ stock market is based on market capitalization. The Index reflects companies across major industry groups including computer hardware and software, telecommunications, retail/wholesale trade and biotechnology. It does not contain securities of financial companies including investment companies.

Here are the best yielding NASDAQ 100 stocks:
1. Seagate Technology (STX) is acting within the data storage industry. The company has a market capitalization of USD 5.5 billion, generates revenues in an amount of USD 11.0 billion and a net income of USD 511.0 million. It follows Price/Earnings ratio is 11.7 and forward price to earnings ratio 5.4, Price/Sales 0.5 and Price/Book ratio 2.2. Dividend Yield: 5.6 percent. Years of Consecutive Dividend Increasing: 0 Years. 5-Year Dividend Growth: 0 percent. The company paid dividends since 2003.

2. Vodafone (VOD) is acting within the telecom service industry. The company has a market capitalization of USD 148.5 billion, generates revenues in an amount of USD 75.3 billion and a net income of USD 13.1 billion. It follows Price/Earnings ratio is 11.4 and forward price to earnings ratio 9.3, Price/Sales 2.0 and Price/Book ratio 1.02. Dividend Yield: 5.1 percent. Years of Consecutive Dividend Increasing: 1 Year. 5-Year Dividend Growth: 0 percent. The company paid dividends since 2006.

3. Garmin (GRMN) is acting within the scientific and technical instruments industry. The company has a market capitalization of USD 6.0 billion, generates revenues in an amount of USD 2.8 billion and a net income of USD 642.8 million. It follows Price/Earnings ratio is 9.6 and forward price to earnings ratio 13.0, Price/Sales 2.2 and Price/Book ratio 1.9. Dividend Yield: 5.2 percent. Years of Consecutive Dividend Increasing: 0 Years. 5-Year Dividend Growth: 82.0 percent. The company paid dividends since 2003.

Take a close look at the full yield table of the NASDAQ stocks. In average, dividend stocks from the NASDAQ have a yield of 2.19 percent. 58 stocks from the index don’t pay dividends. The average yield of the full index amounts to 0.92 percent.

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