1/07/2012

14 Technology Dividend Stocks With Buy Or Better Rating

Technology Stocks With Buy Or Better Recommendation Researched by Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current overview of large capitalized stocks (more than USD 10 billion market capitalization) with a dividend yield of more than 3 percent as well as a buy or better recommendation from brokerage firms. 14 tech companies fulfilled these criteria of which 11 have a buy rating and 3 a strong buy recommendation. Two shares have a double digit yield. Half of the stocks come from the telecom services industry.

Here are the 3 top dividend stocks sorted by yield:
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France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) has a market capitalization of $39.74 billion. The company employs 165,330 people, generates revenues of $57,880.07 million and has a net income of $4,842.53 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $17,855.14 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 30.85 percent (operating margin 16.62 percent and the net profit margin finally 8.37 percent).


The total debt representing 41.03 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 132.93 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 13.62 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.48. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.78 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.17, Price/Sales 0.69 and Price/Book ratio 1.07. Dividend Yield: 12.93 percent. The beta ratio is 0.81.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of France Telecom SA (ADR) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term History of Dividends from France Telecom SA (ADR) (NYSE: FTE) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of France Telecom SA (ADR) (NYSE: FTE) (Click to enlarge)


Telefonica (NYSE: TEF) has a market capitalization of $75.67 billion. The company employs 35,466 people, generates revenues of $77,257.81 million and has a net income of $12,811.64 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $32,788.49 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 42.44 percent (operating margin 27.12 percent and the net profit margin finally 16.58 percent).


The total debt representing 47.08 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 249.88 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 44.03 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.45. Last fiscal year, the company paid $4.96 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 4.81, Price/Sales 0.98 and Price/Book ratio 0.80. Dividend Yield: 12.83 percent. The beta ratio is 0.99.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Telefonica S.A. (ADR) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term History of Dividends from Telefonica S.A. (ADR) (NYSE: TEF) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Telefonica S.A. (ADR) (NYSE: TEF) (Click to enlarge)


Telecom Italia (NYSE: TI) has a market capitalization of $19.86 billion. The company employs 85,126 people, generates revenues of $35,394.83 million and has a net income of $4,552.51 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $14,427.09 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 40.76 percent (operating margin 20.86 percent and the net profit margin finally 12.86 percent).


The total debt representing 43.36 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 134.10 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 11.42 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.04. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.74 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 237.05, Price/Sales 0.55 and Price/Book ratio 0.54. Dividend Yield: 8.19 percent. The beta ratio is 0.97.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Telecom Italia S.p.A. ... (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term History of Dividends from Telecom Italia S.p.A. ... (NYSE: TI) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Telecom Italia S.p.A. ... (NYSE: TI) (Click to enlarge)

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

14 Technology Dividend Stocks With Buy Or Better Rating (Click to enlarge)

Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 12.61 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 9.78. The dividend yield has a value of 6.13 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.67 and price to sales ratio 1.57. The operating margin amounts to 19.41 percent.

Related stock ticker symbols:
FTE, TEF, TI, VIP, CTL, MBT, T, VOD, VZ, TU, SI, BT, TSM, INTC

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