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14 Highest Yielding Dividend Aristocrats With Yields Over 3%

Consistent dividend increases are often signs of a strong business that is enjoying steady earnings growth. Paying out dividends to shareholders also signals management's confidence in the future profitability of the company.

Dividend aristocrats are companies in the S&P 500 that have managed to raise their dividend payments for at least the last 25 consecutive years. 

Attached you can find 10 of these high quality companies that offer investors a starting dividend yield of 3%.

Some of these stocks may be boring, some of the yields may not be thrilling and some may not have impressive earnings growth in their future. 

But all of these Dependable Dividend Stocks are rock-solid when it comes to preserving capital and making regular dividend payments.

Here are the highest yielding Dividend Aristocrats.....

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 $16.73 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 $0.51. 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 70.85, the P/S ratio is 7.34 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.53. The dividend yield amounts to 6.32%.

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: 5.51%

AT&T (NYSE:T) employs 281,240 people, generates revenue of $132,447.00 million and has a net income of $6,518.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $209.54 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 27.61% of AT&T assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 91.47%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 6.89% was realized by AT&T.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.86. 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 39.95, the P/S ratio is 1.58 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.97. The dividend yield amounts to 5.51%.

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)


Chevron Corporation -- Yield: 4.77%

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) employs 64,700 people, generates revenue of $199,941.00 million and has a net income of $19,310.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $167.14 billion.

Chevron Corporation’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $40,359.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 20.19% (the operating margin is 11.79% and the net profit margin 9.66%).

Financials: The total debt represents 10.46% of Chevron Corporation assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 17.94%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.65% was realized by Chevron Corporation.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.60. Last fiscal year, Chevron Corporation paid $4.21 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.64, the P/S ratio is 0.84 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.09. The dividend yield amounts to 4.77%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Chevron Corporation (CVX)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Chevron Corporation (CVX)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Chevron Corporation (CVX)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Chevron Corporation (CVX)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Chevron Corporation (CVX)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Chevron Corporation (CVX)


Consolidated Edison -- Yield: 4.18%

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 $18.27 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 $3.74. 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 16.67, the P/S ratio is 1.41 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.45. The dividend yield amounts to 4.18%.

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)


Emerson Electric -- Yield: 3.86%

Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) employs 110,800 people, generates revenue of $22,304.00 million and has a net income of $2,733.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $32.24 billion.

Emerson Electric’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,171.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 18.70% (the operating margin is 14.60% and the net profit margin 12.25%).

Financials: The total debt represents 30.98% of Emerson Electric assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 84.67%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 29.78% was realized by Emerson Electric.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.01. Last fiscal year, Emerson Electric 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 12.16, the P/S ratio is 1.44 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.98. The dividend yield amounts to 3.86%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Emerson Electric (EMR)


Exxon Mobil -- Yield: 3.70%

Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) employs 75,300 people, generates revenue of $394,105.00 million and has a net income of $33,615.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $325.99 billion.

Exxon Mobil’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $51,379.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 13.04% (the operating margin is 8.65% and the net profit margin 8.53%).

Financials: The total debt represents 8.33% of Exxon Mobil assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 16.70%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 18.67% was realized by Exxon Mobil.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.73. Last fiscal year, Exxon Mobil paid $2.70 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.14, the P/S ratio is 0.83 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.90. The dividend yield amounts to 3.70%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Exxon Mobil (XOM)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Exxon Mobil (XOM)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Exxon Mobil (XOM)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Exxon Mobil (XOM)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Exxon Mobil (XOM)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Exxon Mobil (XOM)

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