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2/21/2012

Stocks With Fastest Dividend Growth February 2012

Shares With Highest Dividend Growth by Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of companies with fastest dividend growth compared to the previous dividend declaration. The dividend growth is often a good indicator for the financial health of a stock. Companies with a strong increase in dividends judge the future of their company rosy. They give money back to shareholders that they don’t need for their business. In total, 77 stocks increased dividends of which 46 raised dividends by more than 10 percent.

The average dividend yield amounts to 3.05 percent and the dividend growth is 37.49.

Here are the stocks with fast dividend growth:
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3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has a market capitalization of $60.88 billion. The company employs 84,000 people, generates revenues of $29,611.00 million and has a net income of $4,357.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,178.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 20.86 percent (operating margin 20.86 percent and the net profit margin finally 14.71 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 16.34 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 32.57 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.17 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.95. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.20 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.71, Price/Sales 2.05 and Price/Book ratio 3.84. Dividend Yield: 2.70 percent. The beta ratio is 0.88.


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


Long-Term Dividends History of 3M Company (MMM) (Click to enlarge)


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


Limited Brands (NYSE:LTD) has a market capitalization of $13.61 billion. The company employs 17,500 people, generates revenues of $9,613.00 million and has a net income of $805.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,678.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 17.46 percent (operating margin 13.36 percent and the net profit margin finally 8.37 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 38.86 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 169.85 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 44.00 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.90. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.60 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.82, Price/Sales 1.43 and Price/Book ratio 10.11. Dividend Yield: 2.15 percent. The beta ratio is 1.53.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Limited Brands, Inc. (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Limited Brands, Inc. (LTD) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Limited Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LTD) (Click to enlarge)


Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) has a market capitalization of $109.45 billion. The company employs 71,825 people, generates revenues of $43,218.00 million and has a net income of $6,490.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $10,160.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 23.51 percent (operating margin 17.76 percent and the net profit margin finally 15.02 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 19.31 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 35.62 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.19 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.28. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.12 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.87, Price/Sales 2.52 and Price/Book ratio 2.34. Dividend Yield: 1.58 percent. The beta ratio is 1.18.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Cisco Systems, Inc. (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) (Click to enlarge)

Here is the full table of stocks with fastest dividend growth from last month:






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