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12/22/2011

Best Financial Stock Picks For 2012

Top Financial Shares To Buy For 2012 by Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of large capitalized stocks from the financial sector with an interesting market valuation, a great past growth performance as well as good earnings situation. Such stocks have a forward price to earnings ratio of less than 15, a sales growth over the past five years of more than 10 percent as well as an operating margin above 10 percent. Exactly 10 stocks with a market capitalization of more than USD 10 billion fulfilled these criteria.

Here are the 3 top dividend stocks by yield figures:
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Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) has a market capitalization of $16.28 billion. The company employs 114 people, generates revenues of $2,683.13 million and has a net income of $1,267.28 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,349.56 million.


The total debt representing 79.92 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 669.88 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 13.11 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $1.92 of which $2.65 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 8.75, Price/Sales 6.01 and Price/Book ratio 1.08. Dividend Yield: 13.73 percent. The beta ratio is 0.30.


Long-Term Stock Chart Of Annaly Capital Managem... (Click to enlarge)


Westpac Banking (NYSE:WBK) has a market capitalization of $62.30 billion. The company employs 33,898 people, generates revenues of $38,387.44 million and has a net income of $7,112.63 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $19,854.71 million.


The total debt representing 28.95 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 463.97 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 17.45 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $11.33 of which $7.86 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 9.07, Price/Sales 3.53 and Price/Book ratio 1.47. Dividend Yield: 7.81 percent. The beta ratio is 1.46.


Long-Term Stock Chart Of Westpac Banking Corp. ... (Click to enlarge)


Banco Bradesco (NYSE:BBD) has a market capitalization of $63.30 billion. The company employs 98,317 people, generates revenues of $34,229.87 million and has a net income of $5,287.07 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $10,114.94 million.


The total debt representing 39.20 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 462.25 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 27.22 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $2.64 of which $0.51 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 6.27, Price/Sales 1.55 and Price/Book ratio 2.98. Dividend Yield: 3.52 percent. The beta ratio is 1.66.


Long-Term Stock Chart Of Banco Bradesco SA (ADR) (Click to enlarge)

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

Best Financial Stock Picks For 2012 (Click to enlarge)


Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 9.73 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 9.83. The dividend yield has a value of 3.53 percent. Price to book ratio is 1.20 and price to sales ratio 2.79. The operating margin amounts to 35.43 percent.

Related stock ticker symbols:
NLY, WBK, BLK, PNC, CME, WFC, DFS, BBD, COF, BRK-A

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2 comments:

  1. Annaly captial is more like a investment company. I think they invest in commercial mortgages

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  2. yes, you are right penny stock. Where do you invest?

    ReplyDelete

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