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Stocks With Fastest Dividend Growth In April 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 and they want to give money back to shareholders that they don’t need for their business.

In total, 49 companies announced a dividend growth of more than 10 percent within the recent month. The average dividend yield of the fastest dividend growth stocks from last month amounts to 3.37 percent and the dividend growth is 70.76 percent.

Here are the stocks with fast dividend growth:
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The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) has a market capitalization of $24.90 billion. The company employs 30,000 people, generates revenues of $25,446.00 million and has a net income of $1,426.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,416.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 25.21 percent (operating margin 5.31 percent and the net profit margin finally 5.60 percent). 


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 6.31 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 26.98 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 5.67 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.46. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.59 in form of dividends to shareholders. 


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.51, P/S ratio 0.98 and P/B ratio 1.03. Dividend Yield: 2.87 percent. The beta ratio is 0.68.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of The Travelers Companie... (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of The Travelers Companie... (TRV) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of The Travelers Companie... (NYSE: TRV) (Click to enlarge)


Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) has a market capitalization of $56.65 billion. The company employs 34,700 people, generates revenues of $36,793.00 million and has a net income of $4,442.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $8,034.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 21.84 percent (operating margin 16.77 percent and the net profit margin finally 12.07 percent). 


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 31.48 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 412.92 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 3.65 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.78. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.40 in form of dividends to shareholders. 


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.88, P/S ratio 1.54 and P/B ratio 0.83. Dividend Yield: 1.61 percent. The beta ratio is 1.43.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) (Click to enlarge)


W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) has a market capitalization of $14.93 billion. The company employs 20,000 people, generates revenues of $8,078.18 million and has a net income of $666.41 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,201.63 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 14.87 percent (operating margin 13.03 percent and the net profit margin finally 8.25 percent).


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 10.95 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 19.65 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 26.71 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $9.47. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.52 in form of dividends to shareholders. 


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.49, P/S ratio 1.85 and P/B ratio 5.66. Dividend Yield: 1.50 percent. The beta ratio is 0.93.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) (Click to enlarge)

Here is the full table of best growing dividend stocks:


Stocks With Fastest Dividend Growth In April 2012 (Click to enlarge)


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