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20 Of The Best Dividend Paying Technology Stocks

Best Dividend Paying Technology Stocks Researched By “long-term-investments.blogspot.com. The technology sector is a great investment field with fantastic growth potential. The whole sector has a total market capitalization of USD 120.21 trillion and summarizes 881 companies. The average dividend yield amounts to 2.85 percent and the P/E ratio is 17.55.

In order to find the best dividend paying stocks within the sector, I screened all companies with a positive dividend yield, great earnings per share growth of more than ten percent and an operating margin over 20 percent. In order get the best results in terms of low debt and high cash, the debt to equity ratio should be under 0.3. Twenty technology companies remained of which six yielding over three percent and thirteen are currently recommended to buy.

Here are my favorite stocks:
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Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has a market capitalization of $122.15 billion. The company employs 100,800 people, generates revenue 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 $23,409.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 43.35 percent (operating margin 32.12 percent and net profit margin 23.97 percent). 

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 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 $2.36. 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 10.34, P/S ratio 2.30 and P/B ratio 2.70. Dividend Yield: 3.62 percent. The beta ratio is 1.08.


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)

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) has a market capitalization of $103.58 billion. The company employs 21,200 people, generates revenue of $14,957.00 million and has a net income of $4,555.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,035.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 40.35 percent (operating margin 33.26 percent and net profit margin 30.45 percent). 

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 3.20 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 4.32 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.13 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.97. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.81 in form of dividends to shareholders. 

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 20.50, P/S ratio 7.00 and P/B ratio 3.83. Dividend Yield: 1.63 percent. The beta ratio is 0.99.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of QUALCOMM (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of QUALCOMM (QCOM) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of QUALCOMM (NASDAQ: QCOM) (Click to enlarge)

SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) has a market capitalization of $78.78 billion. The company employs 60,972 people, generates revenue of $17,923.66 million and has a net income of $4,330.74 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7,055.88 million. The EBITDA margin is 39.37 percent (operating margin 34.28 percent and net profit margin 24.16 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 18.33 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 33.51 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 30.55 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.76. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.94 in form of dividends to shareholders. 

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.60, P/S ratio 4.58 and P/B ratio 4.89. Dividend Yield: 1.44 percent. The beta ratio is 1.26.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of SAP AG (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of SAP AG (SAP) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) (Click to enlarge)

FactSet Research (NYSE:FDS) has a market capitalization of $4.18 billion. The company employs 5,455 people, generates revenue of $726.51 million and has a net income of $171.05 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $274.64 million. The EBITDA margin is 37.80 percent (operating margin 32.81 percent and net profit margin 23.54 percent). 

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.00 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 33.62 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.92. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.00 in form of dividends to shareholders. 

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 23.95, P/S ratio 5.65 and P/B ratio 8.07. Dividend Yield: 1.34 percent. The beta ratio is 1.20.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of FactSet Research (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of FactSet Research (FDS) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of FactSet Research (NYSE: FDS) (Click to enlarge)


Take a closer look at the full table of the best dividend paying technology stocks. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 20.90 and forward P/E ratio is 16.11. The dividend yield has a value of 1.90 percent. Price to book ratio is 4.10 and price to sales ratio 4.52. The operating margin amounts to 29.09 percent and the beta ratio is 1.03. The average stock has a debt to equity ratio of 0.09.

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

20 Best Dividend Paying Technology Stocks (Click to enlarge)

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