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50 Stocks With Fastest Dividend Growth In August 2013

Stocks with highest dividend growth originally published at Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment.

Let’s take a look at to the stocks with the fastest dividend growth during August 2013. There were a huge number of stocks which announced to pay a higher dividend in the future. Each week, I publish lists of all these stocks on my blog.

Today would like to give you an update of the 50 fastest dividend growers from the recent month. Below the results are again some pretty good stocks with very good growth rates. The average dividend growth of the 50 best stocks amounts to 36.19 percent.

Three of the 50 dividend growers have a double-digit dividend yield and four a high-yield over 5 percent. 8 percent of the results have a buy or better rating.

Here are the biggest stocks with fast dividend growth:
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Altria Group (NYSE:MO) has a market capitalization of $68.03 billion. The company employs 9,100 people, generates revenue of $24.618 billion and has a net income of $4.183 billion. Altria Group’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7.487 billion. The EBITDA margin is 30.41 percent (the operating margin is 25.91 percent and the net profit margin 16.99 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 39.28 percent of Altria Group’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 438.07 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 121.70 percent was realized by Altria Group. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.19. Last fiscal year, Altria Group paid $1.70 in the form of dividends to shareholders. MO announced to raise dividends by 9.1 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.49, the P/S ratio is 2.76 and the P/B ratio is finally 21.53. The dividend yield amounts to 5.66 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.43.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Altria Group (MO)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Altria Group (MO)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Altria Group (MO)

Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) has a market capitalization of $24.75 billion. The company employs 4,639 people, generates revenue of $7.486 billion and has a net income of $929.00 million. Williams Companies’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2.368 billion. The EBITDA margin is 31.63 percent (the operating margin is 21.53 percent and the net profit margin 12.41 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 44.13 percent of Williams Companies’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 225.93 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 23.91 percent was realized by Williams Companies. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.93. Last fiscal year, Williams Companies paid $1.20 in the form of dividends to shareholders. WMB announced to raise dividends by 3.9 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 38.96, the P/S ratio is 3.31 and the P/B ratio is finally 5.19. The dividend yield amounts to 4.04 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.38.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Williams Companies (WMB)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Williams Companies (WMB)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Williams Companies (WMB)

Gap (NYSE:GPS) has a market capitalization of $18.97 billion. The company employs 136,000 people, generates revenue of $15.651 billion and has a net income of $1.135 billion. Gap’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2.509 billion. The EBITDA margin is 16.03 percent (the operating margin is 12.41 percent and the net profit margin 7.25 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 16.68 percent of Gap’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 43.05 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 40.18 percent was realized by Gap. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.71. Last fiscal year, Gap paid $0.49 in the form of dividends to shareholders. GPS announced to raise dividends by 33.3 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.01, the P/S ratio is 1.22 and the P/B ratio is finally 6.51. The dividend yield amounts to 1.97 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.35.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Gap (GPS)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Gap (GPS)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Gap (GPS)

Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) has a market capitalization of $18.88 billion. The company employs 8,500 people, generates revenue of $4.171 billion and has a net income of $823.00 million. Intuit’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1.465 billion. The EBITDA margin is 35.12 percent (the operating margin is 29.56 percent and the net profit margin 19.73 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 9.10 percent of Intuit’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 14.13 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 26.23 percent was realized by Intuit. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.74. Last fiscal year, Intuit paid $0.17 in the form of dividends to shareholders. INTU announced to raise dividends by 11.8 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 23.23, the P/S ratio is 4.53 and the P/B ratio is finally 5.35. The dividend yield amounts to 1.20 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.69.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Intuit (INTU)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Intuit (INTU)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Intuit (INTU)


Take a closer look at the full list of the 50 top stocks with fastest dividend growth from last month. The average P/E ratio amounts to 17.76. The dividend yield has a value of 3.16 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.05 and price to sales ratio 3.83.

Here are the 50 fastest growing dividend stocks:

50 Stocks With Fastest Dividend Growth (Click to enlarge)

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These are the market price ratios:

Ticker
Company
P/E
P/S
P/B
Dividend Yield
DOM
Dominion Resources Black Warrior Trust
10.10
7.93
4.01
11.24%
ROYT
Pacific Coast Oil Trust
10.07
10.00
2.66
10.37%
NDRO
Enduro Royalty Trust
10.52
10.37
0.86
10.27%
CRT
Cross Timbers Royalty Trust
14.13
13.70
14.62
8.19%
PBT
Permian Basin Royalty Trust
17.99
17.36
N/A
6.29%
MTR
Mesa Royalty Trust
12.82
12.08
8.22
5.48%
MO
Altria Group Inc.
15.50
2.79
N/A
5.19%
AMJ
JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN
N/A
N/A
N/A
4.71%
JEM
iPath GEMS Index ETN
N/A
N/A
N/A
4.49%
ESCA
Escalade Inc.
N/A
0.71
1.31
3.97%
WMB
Williams Companies, Inc.
38.95
3.44
5.27
3.89%
FISI
Financial Institutions Inc.
12.09
2.69
1.18
3.70%
DGAS
Delta Natural Gas Co. Inc.
18.97
1.85
2.00
3.48%
CBU
Community Bank System Inc.
17.36
4.91
1.59
3.19%
CHFC
Chemical Financial Corp.
14.67
3.62
1.25
3.03%
MGEE
MGE Energy Inc.
17.42
2.15
2.05
2.97%
YYY
YieldShares High Income ETF
N/A
N/A
N/A
2.72%
HRS
Harris Corp.
13.55
1.19
3.90
2.62%
WSBC
WesBanco Inc.
14.03
3.95
1.17
2.62%
NRIM
Northrim Bancorp Inc.
11.35
3.33
1.07
2.60%
TOWN
Towne Bank
12.82
2.67
1.04
2.51%
ROC
Rockwood Holdings, Inc.
53.69
1.49
3.60
2.50%
KEQU
Kewaunee Scientific Corp.
13.82
0.36
1.32
2.47%
BANF
BancFirst Corporation
15.42
4.42
1.48
2.23%
BOBE
Bob Evans Farms Inc.
N/A
0.91
2.38
2.19%
EAT
Brinker International Inc.
18.36
1.00
N/A
1.96%
GSM
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc.
N/A
1.29
2.11
1.92%
IGT
International Game Technology
16.98
2.12
3.85
1.89%
HCC
HCC Insurance Holdings Inc.
10.60
1.66
1.21
1.54%
OPOF
Old Point Financial Corporation
16.02
2.02
0.73
1.54%
GPS
Gap Inc.
15.02
1.18
5.51
1.47%
ACET
Aceto Corp.
19.99
0.86
2.25
1.43%
FLO
Flowers Foods, Inc.
19.31
1.25
4.44
1.43%
AYT
Barclays GEMS Asia-8 ETN
N/A
N/A
N/A
1.29%
INTU
Intuit Inc.
23.21
4.54
5.29
1.07%
FFG
FBL Financial Group Inc.
12.03
1.71
1.02
0.98%
SLH
Solera Holdings Inc.
38.64
4.46
5.02
0.94%
NDSN
Nordson Corporation
19.06
2.75
5.48
0.89%
WLK
Westlake Chemical Corp.
15.17
1.99
3.22
0.73%
MOV
Movado Group, Inc.
19.21
2.18
2.63
0.46%
DDS
Dillard's Inc.
9.93
0.52
1.75
0.26%
BXS
BancorpSouth, Inc.
22.77
4.07
1.29
0.20%






Average

17.76
3.83
3.05
3.16%

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