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5 Large Cap Dividend Champions With Potential

One of the best ways to boost your dividend income is to invest in blue chip stocks. Blue chip stocks are large, well-established market leaders, and financially sound.

They also tend to be stocks with dividends that lesser companies simply can't match. To start your search, here are five top dividend stocks, each a blue chip in its own right.

Below are five top stock picks for investors with income need and safety ambitious. I hope you can find a few new ideas in them.

Here are the picks...

General Motors Company -- Yield: 5.23%

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) employs 215,000 people, generates revenue of $152,356.00 million and has a net income of $9,615.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $44.29 billion.

General Motors Company’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $13,545.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 8.89% (the operating margin is 3.51% and the net profit margin 6.31%).

Financials: The total debt represents 32.47% of General Motors Company assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 158.29%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 25.72% was realized by General Motors Company.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.67. Last fiscal year, General Motors Company paid $1.38 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 4.35, the P/S ratio is 0.29 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.09. The dividend yield amounts to 5.23%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of General Motors Company (GM)



AT&T -- Yield: 4.76%

AT&T (NYSE:T) employs 280,870 people, generates revenue of $146,801.00 million and has a net income of $13,687.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $249.84 billion.

AT&T’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $49,599.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 33.79% (the operating margin is 16.88% and the net profit margin 9.32%).

Financials: The total debt represents 31.33% 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 $2.25. Last fiscal year, AT&T paid $1.89 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.91, the P/S ratio is 1.69 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.02. The dividend yield amounts to 4.76%.

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: 4.20%

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) employs 61,500 people, generates revenue of $129,648.00 million and has a net income of $4,710.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $190.67 billion.

Chevron Corporation’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $20,951.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 16.16% (the operating margin is -0.07% and the net profit margin 3.63%).

Financials: The total debt represents 14.57% of Chevron Corporation assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 25.24%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 2.98% was realized by Chevron Corporation.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.69. Last fiscal year, Chevron Corporation paid $4.28 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 147.85, the P/S ratio is 1.48 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.26. The dividend yield amounts to 4.20%.

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)



General Electric -- Yield: 3.06%

General Electric (NYSE:GE) employs 333,000 people, generates revenue of $117,385.00 million and has a net income of $1,701.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $274.41 billion.

General Electric’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $15,699.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 13.37% (the operating margin is 7.96% and the net profit margin 1.45%).

Financials: The total debt represents 40.08% of General Electric assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 201.07%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 1.47% was realized by General Electric.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.67. Last fiscal year, General Electric paid $0.92 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 44.98, the P/S ratio is 2.35 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.87. The dividend yield amounts to 3.06%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of General Electric (GE)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of General Electric (GE)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of General Electric (GE)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of General Electric (GE)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of General Electric (GE)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of General Electric (GE)



Wal-Mart Stores -- Yield: 2.81%

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) employs 2,300,000 people, generates revenue of $482,130.00 million and has a net income of $15,080.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $221.87 billion.

Wal-Mart Stores’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $33,559.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 6.96% (the operating margin is 5.00% and the net profit margin 3.13%).

Financials: The total debt represents 25.07% of Wal-Mart Stores assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 62.12%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 18.15% was realized by Wal-Mart Stores.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.52. Last fiscal year, Wal-Mart Stores paid $1.96 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.74, the P/S ratio is 0.46 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.79. The dividend yield amounts to 2.81%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)

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