Utilities With Highest Growth Forecasts And Positive Dividend Payments Researched By “long-term-investments.blogspot.com”. A sector with high dividends and reliability dividend payments is the utility sector. If you look into this sector, you can find only 121 companies which have a summarized market capitalization of USD 21.89 billion. The average P/E of the sector amounts to 15.36 and the dividend yield is around 4.34 percent.
Utilities are often ex-growth and loaded with huge amounts of debt. There is very capital intensive and growth needs huge cash. I made a screen of the fastest growing stocks in terms of earnings per share over the mid-term (next five years). In addition I observed only those companies with a market capitalization over USD 10 billion and a positive dividend yield. Exactly 10 companies remained of which four are currently recommended to buy.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals (TTM):
|10 Large Cap Utilities (Click to enlarge)|
Take a closer look at the full table of the fastest growing utilities with best dividends. The average P/E ratio amounts to 19.04 and forward P/E ratio is 15.11. The dividend yield has a value of 3.91 percent. Price to book ratio is 1.83 and price to sales ratio 1.87. The operating margin amounts to 21.50 percent. The average stock has a debt to equity ratio of 1.60.
Related stock ticker symbols:
TRP, ENI, SRE, CPL, NU, NEE, D, PEG, SO, HNP
* 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.