1/24/2012

13 Safest Foreign Dividend Stocks

The Safest International Dividend Stocks by Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of foreign stocks with a beta ratio of less than 0.5. This means if the market changes one percent, the mentioned stock moves only 0.5 percent in the same direction and vice versa. In addition, the dividend yield of the observed companies should above one percent. 13 stocks fulfilled these criteria of which six operate within the gold industry. Three have a buy or better recommendation.

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China Mobile (NYSE:CHL) has a market capitalization of $199.17 billion. The company employs 170,019 people, generates revenues of $76,619.45 million and has a net income of $18,952.16 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $37,430.29 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 48.85 percent (operating margin 31.07 percent and the net profit margin finally 24.74 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 1.16 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 1.74 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 22.10 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.79. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.05 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.36, Price/Sales 2.59 and Price/Book ratio 2.19. Dividend Yield: 4.11 percent. The beta ratio is 0.48.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of China Mobile Ltd. (ADR) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of China Mobile Ltd. (ADR) (CHL) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of China Mobile Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE: CHL) (Click to enlarge)


Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) has a market capitalization of $1.78 billion. The company employs 12,317 people, generates revenues of $2,670.13 million and has a net income of $175.32 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $339.49 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 12.71 percent (operating margin 7.77 percent and the net profit margin finally 6.57 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 17.27 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 64.51 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.39 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.76. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.44 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.05, Price/Sales 0.67 and Price/Book ratio 1.83. Dividend Yield: 3.47 percent. The beta ratio is 0.96.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Elbit Systems Ltd. (ADR) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Elbit Systems Ltd. (ADR) (ESLT) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Elbit Systems Ltd. (ADR) (NASDAQ: ESLT) (Click to enlarge)


Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NASDAQ:TEVA) has a market capitalization of $40.56 billion. The company employs 42,000 people, generates revenues of $16,121.00 million and has a net income of $3,363.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,744.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 29.43 percent (operating margin 23.38 percent and the net profit margin finally 20.86 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 18.04 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 31.35 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 16.18 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.36. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.78 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.62, Price/Sales 2.67 and Price/Book ratio 1.87. Dividend Yield: 1.89 percent. The beta ratio is 0.31.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Teva Pharmaceutical In... (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Teva Pharmaceutical In... (TEVA) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Teva Pharmaceutical In... (NASDAQ: TEVA) (Click to enlarge)


Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX) has a market capitalization of $46.94 billion. The company employs 20,034 people, generates revenues of $10,924.00 million and has a net income of $3,217.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,649.15 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 42.56 percent (operating margin 42.10 percent and the net profit margin finally 29.45 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 20.08 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 35.10 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 18.48 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.36. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.44 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.77, Price/Sales 4.30 and Price/Book ratio 2.46. Dividend Yield: 1.28 percent. The beta ratio is 0.42.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Barrick Gold Corp. (USA) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Barrick Gold Corp. (USA) (ABX) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Barrick Gold Corp. (USA) (NYSE: ABX) (Click to enlarge)

Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 23.34 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 9.88. The dividend yield has a value of 2.59 percent. Price to book ratio is 1.55 and price to sales ratio 2.47. The operating margin amounts to 20.47 percent.

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

13 Safest Foreign Dividend Stocks (Click to enlarge)

Related stock ticker symbols:
STB, TGP, CHT, CHL, ESLT, VR, NTT, TEVA, AEM, IAG, DRD, ABX, KGC

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