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9 Low-Risk Dividend Growth Stocks To Survive A Market Crash

Businesses that are frequently in the process of giving out money to shareholders through dividends are extremely attractive for investor portfolio.

Historically, dividend shares are much less prone to changes in general as compared to non-dividend shares, and the payout of dividend itself is also less prone to change as compared to earnings per share, as businesses don’t want to face the backlash that comes from eliminating or cutting a dividend.

In addition, there’s also the compounding power; potential investors can invest their dividends back for more share, which results in more dividends in the long term. Hence, the popularity of dividend stock is not really a surprise and also, they are investments with low risk. Below, you will find 9 dividend stocks which are low-risk; irrespective of a difficult year, it could be something important for merely about any portfolio.

Here are the results...

HCP -- Yield: 5.99%

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 $17.44 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 47.23, the P/S ratio is 7.70 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.61. The dividend yield amounts to 5.99%.

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: 5.65%

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 $204.77 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 32.72, the P/S ratio is 1.55 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.00. The dividend yield amounts to 5.65%.

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)


Consolidated Edison -- Yield: 4.09%

Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED) employs 14,601 people, generates revenue of $12,919.00 million and has a net income of $1,092.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $18.63 billion.

Consolidated Edison’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,235.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 25.04% (the operating margin is 16.75% and the net profit margin 8.45%).

Financials: The total debt represents 29.32% of Consolidated Edison assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 103.30%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 8.80% was realized by Consolidated Edison.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.77. Last fiscal year, Consolidated Edison paid $2.52 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.89, the P/S ratio is 1.44 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.48. The dividend yield amounts to 4.09%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Consolidated Edison (ED)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Consolidated Edison (ED)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Consolidated Edison (ED)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Consolidated Edison (ED)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Consolidated Edison (ED)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Consolidated Edison (ED)


Procter & Gamble -- Yield: 3.72%

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 $193.16 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 23.45, the P/S ratio is 2.53 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.15. The dividend yield amounts to 3.72%.

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)


McDonald's Corporation -- Yield: 3.53%

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) employs 420,000 people, generates revenue of $27,441.30 million and has a net income of $4,757.80 million. The current market capitalization stands at $90.65 billion.

McDonald's Corporation’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $9,588.80 million. The EBITDA margin is 34.94% (the operating margin is 28.97% and the net profit margin 17.34%).

Financials: The total debt represents 43.73% of McDonald's Corporation assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 116.62%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 32.97% was realized by McDonald's Corporation.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.31. Last fiscal year, McDonald's Corporation paid $3.28 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.32, the P/S ratio is 3.30 and the P/B ratio is finally 7.21. The dividend yield amounts to 3.53%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of McDonald's Corporation (MCD)


Kimberly Clark -- Yield: 3.28%

Kimberly Clark (NYSE:KMB) employs 43,000 people, generates revenue of $19,724.00 million and has a net income of $1,399.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $39.05 billion.

Kimberly Clark’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,383.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 17.15% (the operating margin is 12.78% and the net profit margin 7.09%).

Financials: The total debt represents 45.27% of Kimberly Clark assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 964.06%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 52.86% was realized by Kimberly Clark.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.57. Last fiscal year, Kimberly Clark paid $3.36 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 68.28, the P/S ratio is 1.98 and the P/B ratio is finally 53.72. The dividend yield amounts to 3.28%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Kimberly Clark (KMB)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Kimberly Clark (KMB)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Kimberly Clark (KMB)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Kimberly Clark (KMB)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Kimberly Clark (KMB)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Kimberly Clark (KMB)


Wal-Mart Stores -- Yield: 3.02%

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) employs 2,200,000 people, generates revenue of $485,651.00 million and has a net income of $16,814.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $212.81 billion.

Wal-Mart Stores’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $36,320.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 7.48% (the operating margin is 5.59% and the net profit margin 3.46%).

Financials: The total debt represents 24.65% of Wal-Mart Stores assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 61.63%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.40% was realized by Wal-Mart Stores.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.78. Last fiscal year, Wal-Mart Stores paid $1.92 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.58, the P/S ratio is 0.43 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.58. The dividend yield amounts to 3.02%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)


PepsiCo -- Yield: 3.00%

PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) employs 271,000 people, generates revenue of $66,683.00 million and has a net income of $6,558.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $137.39 billion.

PepsiCo’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,901.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 19.35% (the operating margin is 14.37% and the net profit margin 9.83%).

Financials: The total debt represents 40.98% of PepsiCo assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 165.71%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 30.98% was realized by PepsiCo.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.33. Last fiscal year, PepsiCo paid $2.53 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 21.62, the P/S ratio is 2.06 and the P/B ratio is finally 7.92. The dividend yield amounts to 3.00%.

Stock Charts:


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


Colgate-Palmolive -- Yield: 2.40%

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) employs 37,700 people, generates revenue of $17,277.00 million and has a net income of $2,339.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $56.79 billion.

Colgate-Palmolive’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,646.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 26.89% (the operating margin is 20.59% and the net profit margin 13.54%).

Financials: The total debt represents 45.68% of Colgate-Palmolive assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 536.94%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 126.38% was realized by Colgate-Palmolive.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.49. Last fiscal year, Colgate-Palmolive paid $1.42 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 25.44, the P/S ratio is 3.30 and the P/B ratio is finally 50.17. The dividend yield amounts to 2.40%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Colgate-Palmolive (CL)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Colgate-Palmolive (CL)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Colgate-Palmolive (CL)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Colgate-Palmolive (CL)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Colgate-Palmolive (CL)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Colgate-Palmolive (CL)

2 comments:

  1. I like ED and PG.. Only have T on the list as of now. WMT seems to really be on sell though too! Need more money.

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  2. I have T, WMT, PG ... I totally agree, these companies adapted very well during the recession and they will continue to do so.

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