12/01/2011

12 Healthcare Dividend Stocks With Best Future EPS Growth

Healthcare Dividend Shares With Big Earnings Growth by Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current table of stocks from the healthcare sector with a positive dividend yield as well as an earnings per share growth for the next five years of at least 15 percent yearly. 12 stocks fulfilled these criteria of which 3 yielding above 3 percent.

Here are the 3 top dividend stocks by dividend yield:
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Meridian Bioscience (NASDAQ:VIVO) has a market capitalization of $775.05 million. The company employs 498 people, generates revenues of $159.72 million and has a net income of $26.83 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $40.03 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 25.06 percent (operating margin 25.06 percent and the net profit margin finally 16.80 percent).


Earnings per share amounts to $0.65 of which $0.76 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 29.10, Price/Sales 4.64 and Price/Book ratio . Dividend Yield: 4.21 percent. The beta ratio is 0.80.


Long-Term Stock Chart Of Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (Click to enlarge)


Lincare Holdings (NASDAQ:LNCR) has a market capitalization of $2.11 billion. The company employs 10,225 people, generates revenues of $1,669.20 million and has a net income of $181.57 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $450.96 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 27.02 percent (operating margin 20.02 percent and the net profit margin finally 10.88 percent).


The total debt representing 24.17 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 49.60 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 19.12 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $1.90 of which $0.40 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.56, Price/Sales 1.22 and Price/Book ratio 2.21. Dividend Yield: 3.49 percent. The beta ratio is 0.64.


Long-Term Stock Chart Of Lincare Holdings Inc. (Click to enlarge)


Mine Safety Appliances (NYSE:MSA) has a market capitalization of $1.26 billion. The company employs 5,200 people, generates revenues of $982.67 million and has a net income of $39.06 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $95.48 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 9.72 percent (operating margin 5.84 percent and the net profit margin finally 3.97 percent).


The total debt representing 31.51 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 83.58 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 8.64 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $1.74 of which $0.99 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.68, Price/Sales 1.22 and Price/Book ratio 2.66. Dividend Yield: 3.19 percent. The beta ratio is 1.28.


Long-Term Stock Chart Of Mine Safety Appliances (Click to enlarge)




Here is the full table with some fundamentals (TTM):

12 Healthcare Dividend Stocks With Best Future EPS Growth (Click to enlarge)

Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 20.57 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 15.38. The dividend yield has a value of 1.80 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.12 and price to sales ratio 2.21. The operating margin amounts to 13.74 percent. Earnings per share are expected to grow by 17.73 percent yearly for the next 5 years.

Related stock ticker symbols:
VIVO, LNCR, MSA, WST, PPDI, USPH, LMAT, RELV,  MR, RDY, CMN, SHPGY

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