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5 High Yielding Dividend Income Machines

When buying stocks after retirement, there are a few things to keep in mind. Most retirees' investing objectives are to preserve capital by not taking on too much risk while also creating an income stream big enough to cover expenses.

Inflation is also a concern, as it's important to look for stocks with a strong track record of earnings growth and dividend increases. With those things in mind, here are five stocks that are recommend for retirees' portfolios.

Why retirement portfolio? It's easy to explain. Retired investors need a high stable income with a minimum of dividend growth. More important is secureness.

These are my 5 top results....

HCP -- Yield: 6.14%

HCP (NYSE:HCP) employs 170 people, generates revenue of $2,266.28 million and has a net income of $893.19 million. The current market capitalization stands at $17.02 billion.

HCP’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,799.50 million. The EBITDA margin is 79.40% (the operating margin is 58.35% and the net profit margin 39.41%).

Financials: The total debt represents 45.67% of HCP assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 90.91%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 8.31% was realized by HCP.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.80. Last fiscal year, HCP paid $2.18 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 46.98, the P/S ratio is 7.51 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.58. The dividend yield amounts to 6.14%.

Stock Charts:


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


AT&T -- Yield: 5.91%

AT&T (NYSE:T) employs 250,730 people, generates revenue of $132,447.00 million and has a net income of $6,518.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $195.60 billion.

AT&T’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $32,139.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 24.27% (the operating margin is 8.87% and the net profit margin 4.92%).

Financials: The total debt represents 28.03% of AT&T assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 95.02%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 7.02% was realized by AT&T.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.02. Last fiscal year, AT&T paid $1.84 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 32.16, the P/S ratio is 1.48 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.91. The dividend yield amounts to 5.91%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AT&T (T)


Old Republic International -- Yield: 4.92%

Old Republic International (NYSE:ORI) employs 8,000 people, generates revenue of $5,530.70 million and has a net income of $409.70 million. The current market capitalization stands at $3.93 billion.

Old Republic International’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $661.40 million. The EBITDA margin is 11.96% (the operating margin is 11.49% and the net profit margin 7.41%).

Financials: The total debt represents 5.68% of Old Republic International assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 24.59%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.64% was realized by Old Republic International.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.24. Last fiscal year, Old Republic International paid $0.73 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.52, the P/S ratio is 0.71 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.00. The dividend yield amounts to 4.92%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Old Republic International (ORI)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Old Republic International (ORI)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Old Republic International (ORI)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Old Republic International (ORI)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Old Republic International (ORI)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Old Republic International (ORI)


Mercury General -- Yield: 4.89%

Mercury General (NYSE:MCY) employs 4,400 people, generates revenue of $3,011.77 million and has a net income of $177.95 million. The current market capitalization stands at $2.79 billion.

Mercury General’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $804.37 million. The EBITDA margin is 26.71% (the operating margin is 8.30% and the net profit margin 5.91%).

Financials: The total debt represents 6.30% of Mercury General assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 15.46%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 9.62% was realized by Mercury General.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.84. Last fiscal year, Mercury General paid $2.46 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 61.15, the P/S ratio is 0.93 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.48. The dividend yield amounts to 4.89%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Mercury General (MCY)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Mercury General (MCY)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Mercury General (MCY)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Mercury General (MCY)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Mercury General (MCY)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Mercury General (MCY)


Procter & Gamble -- Yield: 3.88%

Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) employs 110,000 people, generates revenue of $76,279.00 million and has a net income of $8,930.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $185.59 billion.

Procter & Gamble’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $15,979.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 20.95% (the operating margin is 15.46% and the net profit margin 11.71%).

Financials: The total debt represents 23.44% of Procter & Gamble assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 48.62%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 13.23% was realized by Procter & Gamble.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.04. Last fiscal year, Procter & Gamble paid $2.59 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 23.35, the P/S ratio is 2.43 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.03. The dividend yield amounts to 3.88%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Procter & Gamble (PG)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Procter & Gamble (PG)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Procter & Gamble (PG)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Procter & Gamble (PG)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Procter & Gamble (PG)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Procter & Gamble (PG)

3 comments:

  1. Howard8/29/2015

    Tom, Mercury General is currently paying out 3 times as much in dividends as it is earning. Unless there is good reason to think earnings will drastically go up, that does not seem like a stable dividend stock.

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  2. thanks a lot for this valuable info.

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  3. Love the list! Own some T and thinking of getting PG soon.

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