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Safe Stocks With Dividend Yields Over 4% And Consistent Growth

Investors are often told that they can safely withdraw 4% of their portfolios upon retirement to help fund their living expenses. While doing so typically requires selling off assets, there are some dividend stocks that currently yield more than 4%.

Filling your portfolio with these types of stocks could make it possible for you to live off your dividend income alone, thereby reducing the need to decide which assets to sell -- and when.


Attached you will find 10 Dividend Champions with a current dividend yield of more than 4%...


Here are the top yielding results in detail...


HCP -- Yield: 6.46%

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 $15.42 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 65.67, the P/S ratio is 7.31 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.52. The dividend yield amounts to 6.46%.


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)



Helmerich & Payne -- Yield: 5.47%

Helmerich & Payne (NYSE:HP) employs 6,727 people, generates revenue of $3,165.44 million and has a net income of $422.27 million. The current market capitalization stands at $5.25 billion.

Helmerich & Payne’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,310.28 million. The EBITDA margin is 41.39% (the operating margin is 21.35% and the net profit margin 13.34%).


Financials: The total debt represents 7.43% of Helmerich & Payne assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 10.85%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 8.58% was realized by Helmerich & Payne.


Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.86. Last fiscal year, Helmerich & Payne paid $2.75 in the form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.81, the P/S ratio is 1.72 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.11. The dividend yield amounts to 5.47%.


Stock Charts:



Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Helmerich & Payne (HP)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Helmerich & Payne (HP)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Helmerich & Payne (HP)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Helmerich & Payne (HP)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Helmerich & Payne (HP)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Helmerich & Payne (HP)



Mercury General -- Yield: 5.44%

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 $2.64 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 87.39, the P/S ratio is 0.84 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.34. The dividend yield amounts to 5.44%.


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)



Universal Health -- Yield: 5.22%

Universal Health (NYSE:UHT) employs people, generates revenue of $59.79 million and has a net income of $51.55 million. The current market capitalization stands at $638.50 million.

Universal Health’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $40.45 million. The EBITDA margin is 67.66% (the operating margin is 86.23% and the net profit margin 86.23%).


Financials: The total debt represents 49.70% of Universal Health assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 104.19%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.85% was realized by Universal Health.


Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.70. Last fiscal year, Universal Health 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 18.05, the P/S ratio is 11.01 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.21. The dividend yield amounts to 5.22%.


Stock Charts:



Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Universal Health (UHT)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Universal Health (UHT)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Universal Health (UHT)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Universal Health (UHT)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Universal Health (UHT)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Universal Health (UHT)



AT&T -- Yield: 5.21%

AT&T (NYSE:T) employs 281,240 people, generates revenue of $146,801.00 million and has a net income of $13,687.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $228.94 billion.

AT&T’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $46,801.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 31.88% (the operating margin is 16.88% and the net profit margin 9.32%).


Financials: The total debt represents 31.40% of AT&T assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 102.84%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.57% was realized by AT&T.


Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.26. Last fiscal year, AT&T 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 16.28, the P/S ratio is 1.55 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.85. The dividend yield amounts to 5.21%.


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)


 Safe Stocks With Dividend Yields Over 4%
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1 comment:

  1. I love T and HCP, especialy after the recent price drop. I have just avaraged down (HCP) a bit to early, but lets see what happens in near future.

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