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5 Profitably Growing Dividend Stocks

Looking for stocks that are real profit-growth machines? There’s not many.

There are just five companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500, including financial Wells Fargo (WFC), food company Hershey (HSY) and retailer Home Depot (HD) that have boosted their profit each of the past six calendar years and that pay a market-beating 2% or higher annual dividend.

Attached is a list of the greatest companies on the market with phenomenal earnigns growth. Which do you like?

These are the results:

Intl. Business Machines -- Yield: 2.66%

Intl. Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) employs 379,592 people, generates revenue of $92,793.00 million and has a net income of $15,752.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $163.45 billion.

Intl. Business Machines’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $25,350.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 27.32% (the operating margin is 21.54% and the net profit margin 16.98%).

Financials: The total debt represents 34.72% of Intl. Business Machines assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 343.82%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 90.89% was realized by Intl. Business Machines.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $15.75. Last fiscal year, Intl. Business Machines paid $1.10 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.81, the P/S ratio is 1.76 and the P/B ratio is finally 13.80. The dividend yield amounts to 2.66%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Intl. Business Machines (IBM)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Intl. Business Machines (IBM)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Intl. Business Machines (IBM)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Intl. Business Machines (IBM)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Intl. Business Machines (IBM)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Intl. Business Machines (IBM)



Wells Fargo & Co -- Yield: 2.56%

Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) employs 264,500 people, generates revenue of $47,552.00 million and has a net income of $23,608.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $281.31 billion.

Wells Fargo & Co’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $39,736.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 47.11% (the operating margin is 40.21% and the net profit margin 27.99%).

Financials: The total debt represents 14.67% of Wells Fargo & Co assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 134.20%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 13.68% was realized by Wells Fargo & Co.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.09. Last fiscal year, Wells Fargo & Co paid $1.35 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.40, the P/S ratio is 3.34 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.71. The dividend yield amounts to 2.56%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)

BlackRock -- Yield: 2.36%

BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) employs 12,200 people, generates revenue of $11,081.00 million and has a net income of $3,264.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $60.95 billion.

BlackRock’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,727.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 42.66% (the operating margin is 40.38% and the net profit margin 29.46%).

Financials: The total debt represents 3.47% of BlackRock assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 30.43%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.24% was realized by BlackRock.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $19.71. Last fiscal year, BlackRock paid $7.72 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.87, the P/S ratio is 5.50 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.23. The dividend yield amounts to 2.36%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of BlackRock (BLK)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of BlackRock (BLK)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of BlackRock (BLK)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of BlackRock (BLK)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of BlackRock (BLK)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of BlackRock (BLK)

Hershey -- Yield: 2.18%

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) employs 20,800 people, generates revenue of $7,421.77 million and has a net income of $846.91 million. The current market capitalization stands at $21.44 billion.

Hershey’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,647.18 million. The EBITDA margin is 22.19% (the operating margin is 18.72% and the net profit margin 11.41%).

Financials: The total debt represents 38.80% of Hershey assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 150.13%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 55.36% was realized by Hershey.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.77. Last fiscal year, Hershey paid $2.04 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 25.21, the P/S ratio is 2.89 and the P/B ratio is finally 14.94. The dividend yield amounts to 2.18%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Hershey (HSY)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Hershey (HSY)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Hershey (HSY)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Hershey (HSY)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Hershey (HSY)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Hershey (HSY)

Home Depot -- Yield: 2.09%

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) employs 371,000 people, generates revenue of $83,176.00 million and has a net income of $6,345.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $146.70 billion.

Home Depot’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,255.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 14.73% (the operating margin is 12.59% and the net profit margin 7.63%).

Financials: The total debt represents 43.05% of Home Depot assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 184.48%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 58.09% was realized by Home Depot.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.72. Last fiscal year, Home Depot paid $1.88 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 24.16, the P/S ratio is 1.76 and the P/B ratio is finally 15.84. The dividend yield amounts to 2.09%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Home Depot (HD)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Home Depot (HD)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Home Depot (HD)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Home Depot (HD)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Home Depot (HD)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Home Depot (HD)

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