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20 Best Yielding Stocks From The MidCap Dividend Aristocrats Index

Most investors know the fantastic lists of long term dividend growers, named as Dividend Aristocrats, Champions, Contenders, Challengers or even Achievers.

On the lists are many large caps but smaller capitalized stocks don't jump into your mind if you think at these lists.

Today I like to show you some of the highest yielding MidCap Dividend Aristocrats. Smaller stocks have the advantage to grow faster than large cap holdings. They have a normally a more tighten management structure and could act more dynamic.


Here are the 20 highest yielding S&P MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats sorted by dividend yield from highest to lowest. Each stock has increased its annual dividend 15 or more consecutive years.

Here are the top yielding results in detail...

Mercury General -- Yield: 5.41%

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 $2.53 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 $0.55. 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 83.13, the P/S ratio is 0.84 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.35. The dividend yield amounts to 5.41%.


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)



Meredith Corporation -- Yield: 4.78%

Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) employs 3,700 people, generates revenue of $1,594.18 million and has a net income of $136.79 million. The current market capitalization stands at $1.85 billion.

Meredith Corporation’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $333.23 million. The EBITDA margin is 20.90% (the operating margin is 15.19% and the net profit margin 8.58%).


Financials: The total debt represents 27.96% of Meredith Corporation assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 83.52%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.84% was realized by Meredith Corporation.


Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.45. Last fiscal year, Meredith Corporation paid $1.78 in the form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.64, the P/S ratio is 1.16 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.94. The dividend yield amounts to 4.78%.


Stock Charts:



Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Meredith Corporation (MDP)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Meredith Corporation (MDP)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Meredith Corporation (MDP)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Meredith Corporation (MDP)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Meredith Corporation (MDP)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Meredith Corporation (MDP)



Old Republic Intl... -- Yield: 4.10%

Old Republic Intl... (NYSE:ORI) employs 8,000 people, generates revenue of $5,766.10 million and has a net income of $422.30 million. The current market capitalization stands at $4.71 billion.

Old Republic Intl...’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $673.80 million. The EBITDA margin is 11.69% (the operating margin is 11.69% and the net profit margin 7.32%).


Financials: The total debt represents 5.62% of Old Republic Intl... assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 24.78%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.82% was realized by Old Republic Intl....


Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.46. Last fiscal year, Old Republic Intl... paid $0.74 in the form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.17, the P/S ratio is 0.82 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.20. The dividend yield amounts to 4.10%.


Stock Charts:



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



National Retail Properties -- Yield: 3.96%

National Retail Properties (NYSE:NNN) employs 64 people, generates revenue of $434.85 million and has a net income of $179.78 million. The current market capitalization stands at $5.99 billion.

National Retail Properties’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $383.17 million. The EBITDA margin is 88.12% (the operating margin is 61.23% and the net profit margin 41.34%).


Financials: The total debt represents 35.34% of National Retail Properties assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 56.48%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 6.07% was realized by National Retail Properties.


Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.22. Last fiscal year, National Retail Properties paid $1.65 in the form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 36.57, the P/S ratio is 13.77 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.31. The dividend yield amounts to 3.96%.


Stock Charts:



Long-Term Stock Price Chart of National Retail Properties (NNN)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of National Retail Properties (NNN)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of National Retail Properties (NNN)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of National Retail Properties (NNN)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of National Retail Properties (NNN)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of National Retail Properties (NNN)



Eaton Vance -- Yield: 3.86%

Eaton Vance (NYSE:EV) employs 1,473 people, generates revenue of $1,403.56 million and has a net income of $226.17 million. The current market capitalization stands at $3.18 billion.

Eaton Vance’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $422.20 million. The EBITDA margin is 30.08% (the operating margin is 28.53% and the net profit margin 16.11%).


Financials: The total debt represents 45.87% of Eaton Vance assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 156.53%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 35.50% was realized by Eaton Vance.


Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.92. Last fiscal year, Eaton Vance paid $1.02 in the form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.73, the P/S ratio is 2.27 and the P/B ratio is finally 5.13. The dividend yield amounts to 3.86%.


Stock Charts:



Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Eaton Vance (EV)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Eaton Vance (EV)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Eaton Vance (EV)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Eaton Vance (EV)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Eaton Vance (EV)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Eaton Vance (EV)


20 Best Yielding Stocks From The
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