1/26/2012

Dogs of the Dow Jones Industrial Average As Of January 2012

Dogs of the Dow Jones by Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is an updated sheet of the 10 best Dogs of the Dow. Such stocks have the lowest expected price to earnings ratio and highest dividend yield within the Dow Jones Index. The 10 cheapest stocks of the Dow Jones have an average dividend yield of 3.92 percent and a forward price to earnings ratio of 12.18. The average price to book ratio amounts to 2.46 and price to sales ratio is 1.86. Exactly 40 percent of the stocks have a dividend yield of more than 4 percent. Compared to the results from the previous month, nothing has changed. The cheapest stocks in terms of forward price to earnings are Pfizer (PFE) and Merck (MRK).

Here are the top three stocks with lowest forward P/E ratio:
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Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) has a market capitalization of $166.96 billion. The company employs 110,600 people, generates revenues of $67,809.00 million and has a net income of $8,298.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $19,306.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 28.47 percent (operating margin 13.89 percent and the net profit margin finally 12.24 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 22.58 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 50.14 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 9.30 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.27. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.72 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.10, Price/Sales 2.46 and Price/Book ratio 1.98. Dividend Yield: 4.06 percent. The beta ratio is 0.72.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Pfizer Inc. (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Pfizer Inc. (PFE) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) (Click to enlarge)


Merck & Co. (NYSE:MRK) has a market capitalization of $117.89 billion. The company employs 90,000 people, generates revenues of $45,987.00 million and has a net income of $982.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $9,250.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 20.11 percent (operating margin 3.59 percent and the net profit margin finally 2.14 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 16.90 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 32.89 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 1.51 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.46. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.52 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 26.42, Price/Sales 2.57 and Price/Book ratio 2.20. Dividend Yield: 4.33 percent. The beta ratio is 0.67.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Merck & Co., Inc. (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK) (Click to enlarge)


Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has a market capitalization of $136.97 billion. The company employs 100,100 people, generates revenues of $53,999.00 million and has a net income of $12,942.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $23,541.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 43.60 percent (operating margin 32.37 percent and the net profit margin finally 23.97 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 10.31 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 15.97 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.15 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.40. 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 11.22, Price/Sales 2.54 and Price/Book ratio 2.98. Dividend Yield: 3.12 percent. The beta ratio is 1.10.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Intel Corporation (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Intel Corporation (INTC) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) (Click to enlarge)

Here is the table with some fundamentals:

Dogs of the Dow Jones January 2012 (Click to enlarge)

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T, VZ, MRK, PFE, GE, DD, JNJ, INTC, PG, KFT

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