1/19/2012

Cheap S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats With Highest Expected Growth For The Next Half Decade

Dividend Aristocrats With Cheap Earnings Multiples And High Growth Researched by Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of stocks from the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index with a low forward price to earnings ratio of less than 15 as well as an expected earnings growth for the upcoming 5 years of more than 15 percent yearly. 14 Dividend Aristocrats fulfilled these criteria of which two have a strong buy recommendation.

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Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW) has a market capitalization of $24.50 billion. The company employs 60,000 people, generates revenues of $15,870.38 million and has a net income of $1,527.19 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,903.95 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 18.30 percent (operating margin 14.85 percent and the net profit margin finally 9.62 percent).


The total debt representing 17.41 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 30.20 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 16.80 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.96. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.30 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.81, Price/Sales 1.55 and Price/Book ratio 2.71. Dividend Yield: 2.83 percent. The beta ratio is 1.16.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term History of Dividends from Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) (Click to enlarge)


3M Company (NYSE: MMM) has a market capitalization of $59.62 billion. The company employs 80,000 people, generates revenues of $26,662.00 million and has a net income of $4,163.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7,038.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 26.40 percent (operating margin 22.20 percent and the net profit margin finally 15.61 percent).


The total debt representing 18.39 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 35.41 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 28.74 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.88. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.10 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.47, Price/Sales 2.21 and Price/Book ratio 3.83. Dividend Yield: 2.61 percent. The beta ratio is 0.87.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of 3M Company (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term History of Dividends from 3M Company (NYSE: MMM) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of 3M Company (NYSE: MMM) (Click to enlarge)


PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) has a market capitalization of $13.88 billion. The company employs 38,300 people, generates revenues of $13,423.00 million and has a net income of $880.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,875.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 13.97 percent (operating margin 9.65 percent and the net profit margin finally 6.56 percent).


The total debt representing 27.19 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 111.90 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.81 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.75. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.18 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.31, Price/Sales 1.01 and Price/Book ratio 3.88. Dividend Yield: 2.59 percent. The beta ratio is 1.33.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of PPG Industries, Inc. (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term History of Dividends from PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PPG) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PPG) (Click to enlarge)


V.F. Corporation (NYSE: VFC) has a market capitalization of $14.71 billion. The company employs 47,000 people, generates revenues of $7,702.59 million and has a net income of $573.51 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $977.07 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 12.68 percent (operating margin 10.66 percent and the net profit margin finally 7.45 percent).


The total debt representing 15.10 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 25.26 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.89 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.18. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.43 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 21.57, Price/Sales 1.90 and Price/Book ratio 3.71. Dividend Yield: 2.17 percent. The beta ratio is 0.93.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of V.F. Corporation (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term History of Dividends from V.F. Corporation (NYSE: VFC) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of V.F. Corporation (NYSE: VFC) (Click to enlarge)


C.R. Bard (NYSE: BCR) has a market capitalization of $7.40 billion. The company employs 11,700 people, generates revenues of $2,720.20 million and has a net income of $509.60 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $830.90 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 30.55 percent (operating margin 26.38 percent and the net profit margin finally 18.73 percent).


The total debt representing 30.82 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 59.91 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 26.34 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.86. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.71 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.34, Price/Sales 2.71 and Price/Book ratio 4.47. Dividend Yield: 0.89 percent. The beta ratio is 0.32.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of C.R. Bard, Inc. (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term History of Dividends from C.R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of C.R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) (Click to enlarge)

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

Dividend Aristocrats With Highest Expected Growth (Click to enlarge)

Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 15.28 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 12.80. The dividend yield has a value of 2.21 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.36 and price to sales ratio 1.41. The operating margin amounts to 13.25 percent.

Related stock ticker symbols:
EMR, AFL, ITW, WAG, MMM, PPG, APD, TGT, SWK, MHP, VFC, DOV, FDO, BCR

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I am long MMM. I receive no compensation to write about these specific stocks, sector or theme. I don't plan to increase or decrease positions or obligations within the next 72 hours.

For the other stocks: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I receive no compensation to write about any specific stock, sector or theme.

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