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10 Dividend Aristocrats That Could Be The Most Successful Companies Over The Next Decade

Dividend Aristocrats are a group of 50 stocks in the S&P 500 Index that have increased their dividend payments for at least 25 consecutive years, a sign of impressive profitability, financial strength, and management's confidence in the business. 

Looking at each of the 50 dividend aristocrats on the list today here are the top 10 dividend stocks that could be the most successful companies over the next decade and beyond. 


While no one can predict the future, these are likely the best dividend aristocrats to buy and hold for many years to come.


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Procter & Gamble -- Yield: 3.30%

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 $213.85 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 23.43% 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 $3.03. 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 26.53, the P/S ratio is 2.85 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.55. The dividend yield amounts to 3.30%.

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)


T. Rowe Price Group -- Yield: 3.13%

T. Rowe Price Group (NASDAQ:TROW) employs 5,999 people, generates revenue of $4,200.60 million and has a net income of $1,223.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $17.17 billion.

T. Rowe Price Group’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,025.20 million. The EBITDA margin is 48.21% (the operating margin is 45.21% and the net profit margin 29.11%).

Financials: The total debt represents 0.00% of T. Rowe Price Group assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 23.76% was realized by T. Rowe Price Group.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.66. Last fiscal year, T. Rowe Price Group paid $2.08 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.82, the P/S ratio is 4.08 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.64. The dividend yield amounts to 3.13%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of T. Rowe Price Group (TROW)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of T. Rowe Price Group (TROW)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of T. Rowe Price Group (TROW)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of T. Rowe Price Group (TROW)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of T. Rowe Price Group (TROW)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of T. Rowe Price Group (TROW)


Genuine Parts Company -- Yield: 2.92%

Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) employs 39,000 people, generates revenue of $15,280.04 million and has a net income of $705.67 million. The current market capitalization stands at $13.50 billion.

Genuine Parts Company’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,266.09 million. The EBITDA margin is 8.29% (the operating margin is 7.36% and the net profit margin 4.62%).

Financials: The total debt represents 7.67% of Genuine Parts Company assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 19.86%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 21.89% was realized by Genuine Parts Company.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.63. Last fiscal year, Genuine Parts Company 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 19.47, the P/S ratio is 0.88 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.30. The dividend yield amounts to 2.92%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Genuine Parts Company (GPC)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Genuine Parts Company (GPC)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Genuine Parts Company (GPC)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Genuine Parts Company (GPC)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Genuine Parts Company (GPC)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Genuine Parts Company (GPC)


PepsiCo -- Yield: 2.87%

PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) employs 263,000 people, generates revenue of $63,056.00 million and has a net income of $5,501.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $138.15 billion.

PepsiCo’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,358.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 19.60% (the operating margin is 13.25% and the net profit margin 8.72%).

Financials: The total debt represents 47.78% of PepsiCo assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 279.16%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 36.74% was realized by PepsiCo.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.68. Last fiscal year, PepsiCo paid $2.76 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 26.61, the P/S ratio is 2.24 and the P/B ratio is finally 11.74. The dividend yield amounts to 2.87%.

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)


Johnson & Johnson -- Yield: 2.85%

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) employs 127,100 people, generates revenue of $70,074.00 million and has a net income of $15,409.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $288.26 billion.

Johnson & Johnson’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $24,922.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 35.57% (the operating margin is 27.39% and the net profit margin 21.99%).

Financials: The total debt represents 14.89% of Johnson & Johnson assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 27.91%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 21.87% was realized by Johnson & Johnson.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.48. Last fiscal year, Johnson & Johnson paid $2.95 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.18, the P/S ratio is 4.14 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.07. The dividend yield amounts to 2.85%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)


Stanley Black & Decker -- Yield: 2.34%

Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK) employs 51,250 people, generates revenue of $11,171.80 million and has a net income of $902.20 million. The current market capitalization stands at $14.40 billion.

Stanley Black & Decker’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,777.60 million. The EBITDA margin is 15.91% (the operating margin is 11.78% and the net profit margin 8.08%).

Financials: The total debt represents 25.34% of Stanley Black & Decker assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 66.15%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.77% was realized by Stanley Black & Decker.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.94. Last fiscal year, Stanley Black & Decker paid $2.14 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.84, the P/S ratio is 1.28 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.49. The dividend yield amounts to 2.34%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Stanley Black & Decker (SWK)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Stanley Black & Decker (SWK)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Stanley Black & Decker (SWK)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Stanley Black & Decker (SWK)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Stanley Black & Decker (SWK)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Stanley Black & Decker (SWK)


Colgate-Palmolive -- Yield: 2.32%

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) employs 37,900 people, generates revenue of $16,034.00 million and has a net income of $1,548.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $57.61 billion.

Colgate-Palmolive’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,429.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 27.62% (the operating margin is 17.39% and the net profit margin 9.65%).

Financials: The total debt represents 54.95% of Colgate-Palmolive assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to not calculable%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 327.19% was realized by Colgate-Palmolive.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.51. Last fiscal year, Colgate-Palmolive paid $1.50 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 43.35, the P/S ratio is 3.65 and the P/B ratio is finally not calculable. The dividend yield amounts to 2.32%.

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)


PPG Industries -- Yield: 1.49%

PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) employs 46,600 people, generates revenue of $15,330.00 million and has a net income of $1,426.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $26.05 billion.

PPG Industries’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,667.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 17.40% (the operating margin is 12.57% and the net profit margin 9.30%).

Financials: The total debt represents 25.33% of PPG Industries assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 86.80%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.65% was realized by PPG Industries.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.13. Last fiscal year, PPG Industries paid $1.41 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.79, the P/S ratio is 1.68 and the P/B ratio is finally 5.17. The dividend yield amounts to 1.49%.

Stock Charts:

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


Ecolab -- Yield: 1.37%

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) employs 47,000 people, generates revenue of $13,545.10 million and has a net income of $1,017.20 million. The current market capitalization stands at $31.04 billion.

Ecolab’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,916.70 million. The EBITDA margin is 21.53% (the operating margin is 11.53% and the net profit margin 7.51%).

Financials: The total debt represents 34.68% of Ecolab assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 93.57%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.09% was realized by Ecolab.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.33. Last fiscal year, Ecolab paid $1.34 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 30.82, the P/S ratio is 2.24 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.39. The dividend yield amounts to 1.37%.

Stock Charts:

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


Cintas Corporation -- Yield: 1.25%

Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) employs 32,000 people, generates revenue of $4,476.89 million and has a net income of $408.08 million. The current market capitalization stands at $9.09 billion.

Cintas Corporation’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $851.49 million. The EBITDA margin is 19.02% (the operating margin is 15.67% and the net profit margin 9.12%).

Financials: The total debt represents 31.01% of Cintas Corporation assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 67.27%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.60% was realized by Cintas Corporation.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.61. Last fiscal year, Cintas Corporation paid $1.70 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 23.25, the P/S ratio is 2.03 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.85. The dividend yield amounts to 1.25%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Cintas Corporation (CTAS)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Cintas Corporation (CTAS)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Cintas Corporation (CTAS)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Cintas Corporation (CTAS)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Cintas Corporation (CTAS)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Cintas Corporation (CTAS)

10 Dividend Aristocrats That Could Be
The Most Successful Companies
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