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7 Undervalued Dividend Growth Stocks To Consider

Since the beginning of the year, there is an awkward feeling on the stock market. Earnings seasons has shown companies are having a hard time to propel their revenues higher.

Some are hit by currency headwinds while others are dealing with mediocre global economic growth. Considering the rise of the stock market since 2009 and the fact that earnings are now slowing down, it has become harder to find undervalued companies.

Since interest rates remained close to their all time record lows, many investors moved a part of their money towards equities, especially dividend paying stocks.

This didn't help push stock prices higher. If you have money on the sidelines and you are looking for your next buy, I'm pretty sure your buy list is very short.

In order to help you out, I've highlighted 7 companies that are not only looking undervalued but also pay growing dividends to help you wait while the stock market is going sideways.

These are the results...

Cisco Systems -- Yield: 3.85%

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) employs 71,833 people, generates revenue of $49,161.00 million and has a net income of $8,981.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $135.92 billion.

Cisco Systems’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $13,696.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 27.86% (the operating margin is 21.91% and the net profit margin 18.27%).

Financials: The total debt represents 22.34% of Cisco Systems assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 42.47%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 15.44% was realized by Cisco Systems.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.02. Last fiscal year, Cisco Systems paid $0.80 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.39, the P/S ratio is 2.77 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.30. The dividend yield amounts to 3.85%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Cisco Systems (CSCO)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Cisco Systems (CSCO)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Cisco Systems (CSCO)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Cisco Systems (CSCO)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Cisco Systems (CSCO)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Cisco Systems (CSCO)



Target -- Yield: 2.80%

Target (NYSE:TGT) employs 341,000 people, generates revenue of $73,785.00 million and has a net income of $3,321.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $48.43 billion.

Target’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7,124.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 9.66% (the operating margin is 7.49% and the net profit margin 4.50%).

Financials: The total debt represents 31.69% of Target assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 98.48%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 24.64% was realized by Target.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.28. Last fiscal year, Target paid $2.20 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.16, the P/S ratio is 0.65 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.72. The dividend yield amounts to 2.80%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Target (TGT)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Target (TGT)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Target (TGT)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Target (TGT)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Target (TGT)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Target (TGT)



Apple -- Yield: 2.44%

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) employs 110,000 people, generates revenue of $233,715.00 million and has a net income of $53,394.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $512.09 billion.

Apple’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $81,730.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 34.97% (the operating margin is 30.48% and the net profit margin 22.85%).

Financials: The total debt represents 22.19% of Apple assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 54.01%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 46.25% was realized by Apple.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $8.99. Last fiscal year, Apple paid $1.98 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.39, the P/S ratio is 2.19 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.37. The dividend yield amounts to 2.44%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Apple (AAPL)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Apple (AAPL)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Apple (AAPL)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Apple (AAPL)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Apple (AAPL)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Apple (AAPL)



AFLAC -- Yield: 2.37%

AFLAC (NYSE:AFL) employs 9,915 people, generates revenue of $21,025.00 million and has a net income of $2,533.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $28.54 billion.

AFLAC’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $5,420.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 25.78% (the operating margin is 19.74% and the net profit margin 12.05%).

Financials: The total debt represents 4.20% of AFLAC assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 28.07%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.05% was realized by AFLAC.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.08. Last fiscal year, AFLAC paid $1.58 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.37, the P/S ratio is 1.36 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.69. The dividend yield amounts to 2.37%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of AFLAC (AFL)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of AFLAC (AFL)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of AFLAC (AFL)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of AFLAC (AFL)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AFLAC (AFL)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AFLAC (AFL)



Cardinal Health -- Yield: 2.29%

Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) employs 34,500 people, generates revenue of $102,531.00 million and has a net income of $1,212.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $26.11 billion.

Cardinal Health’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,913.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 2.84% (the operating margin is 2.05% and the net profit margin 1.18%).

Financials: The total debt represents 18.22% of Cardinal Health assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 87.79%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.15% was realized by Cardinal Health.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.18. Last fiscal year, Cardinal Health paid $1.37 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.75, the P/S ratio is 0.25 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.11. The dividend yield amounts to 2.29%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Cardinal Health (CAH)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Cardinal Health (CAH)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Cardinal Health (CAH)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Cardinal Health (CAH)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Cardinal Health (CAH)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Cardinal Health (CAH)



Stanley Black & Decker -- Yield: 1.95%

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 $16.89 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 25.12% of Stanley Black & Decker assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 65.38%. 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 $6.15. 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 18.36, the P/S ratio is 1.52 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.99. The dividend yield amounts to 1.95%.

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)



Walt Disney -- Yield: 1.33%

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) employs 185,000 people, generates revenue of $52,465.00 million and has a net income of $8,852.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $173.68 billion.

Walt Disney’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $15,578.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 29.69% (the operating margin is 25.10% and the net profit margin 16.87%).

Financials: The total debt represents 19.66% of Walt Disney assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 38.94%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 18.73% was realized by Walt Disney.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.36. Last fiscal year, Walt Disney paid $1.81 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.91, the P/S ratio is 3.32 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.83. The dividend yield amounts to 1.33%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Walt Disney (DIS)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Walt Disney (DIS)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Walt Disney (DIS)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Walt Disney (DIS)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Walt Disney (DIS)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Walt Disney (DIS)

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