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20 Of Americas Biggest Technology Dividend Stocks

Largest Technology Dividend Stocks Researched By “long-term-investments.blogspot.com”. The technology sector is a place to search for fast growing stocks. Within this sector, it is possible to tenfold your investment in a decade. Microsoft, Oracle, Facebook and Google are only a few names that attest the rapid growth. Investors of the early stage are multi-millionaires. However, I made a screen of the 20 biggest dividend payer within the technology sector. I excluded stocks from abroad and all with a market capitalization below USD 10 billion. 28 companies remained.

The whole sector has a total market capitalization of USD 123.53 billion and includes 878 stocks of which 201 pay dividends. The average sector yield amounts to 2.74 percent and the average P/E is 17.86. Computer based systems and long distance carriers as well as domestic telecoms are the best dividend paying industries.

Here are my favorite stocks:
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Thomson Reuters (NYSE:TRI) has a market capitalization of $23.81 billion. The company employs 60,000 people, generates revenue of $13,807.00 million and has a net income of $-1,396.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $855.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 6.19 percent (operating margin -5.11 percent and net profit margin -10.11 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 23.38 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 46.29 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of -7.87 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $-1.18. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.24 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is not calculable, P/S ratio 1.72 and P/B ratio 1.47. Dividend Yield: 4.44 percent. The beta ratio is 0.95.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Thomson Reuters (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of Thomson Reuters (TRI) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI) (Click to enlarge)

CA (NASDAQ:CA) has a market capitalization of $11.94 billion. The company employs 13,600 people, generates revenue of $4,814.00 million and has a net income of $938.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,796.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 37.31 percent (operating margin 28.85 percent and net profit margin 19.48 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 12.00 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 26.68 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 16.83 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.96. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.40 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.96, P/S ratio 2.48 and P/B ratio 2.20. Dividend Yield: 3.93 percent. The beta ratio is 1.03.


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

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a market capitalization of $250.24 billion. The company employs 94,000 people, generates revenue of $73,723.00 million and has a net income of $16,978.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $24,819.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 33.67 percent (operating margin 29.92 percent and net profit margin 23.03 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 9.85 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 18.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.51 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.00. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.80 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.92, P/S ratio 3.39 and P/B ratio 3.77. Dividend Yield: 3.08 percent. The beta ratio is 0.99.


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

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) has a market capitalization of $100.00 billion. The company employs 66,639 people, generates revenue of $46,061.00 million and has a net income of $8,041.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,667.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 27.50 percent (operating margin 21.85 percent and net profit margin 17.46 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 17.79 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 31.84 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 16.32 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.49. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.28 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.68, P/S ratio 2.17 and P/B ratio 1.95. Dividend Yield: 2.97 percent. The beta ratio is 1.25.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Cisco Systems (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of Cisco Systems (CSCO) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) (Click to enlarge)


Take a closer look at the full table of Americas 20 best technology dividend stocks. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 23.60 and forward P/E ratio is 13.37. The dividend yield has a value of 3.19 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.15 and price to sales ratio 2.68. The operating margin amounts to 18.43 percent and the beta ratio is 0.97. The average stock has a debt to equity ratio of 0.58.


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

20 Of Americas Biggest Technology Dividend Stocks (Click to enlarge)

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I am long TRI. 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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