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6 Potential Dividend Kings For A Buy Consideration

There are few stocks that can provide the combination of current income, safety and income growth. Even fewer can provide these characteristics over a decade.

But today we'll look at 6 companies that have increased their dividend payments every year for at least 25 years. They are true Dividend Champions.

They could be a potential member of the "best-of-the-best" group of stocks known as the Dividend Kings one day. There are only 18 Dividend Kings and a few of the are still part of the exclusive list. Check out the link and you will find a list of them.

To be a Dividend King, a company must pay increasing dividends every year for at least 50 consecutive years. Dividend Kings have dividend histories long enough to be Dividend Aristocrats twice over.

This requires that a company have an extremely strong and durable competitive advantage, which gives it the ability to grow its dividends safely in the future.

Safety and income growth are important aspects of any investment, but so is current income. Attached you will find a couple of stocks with yields over 3 percent and potential to be real dividend king. Some of them still have achieved the

These are the results I'm talking about...

Emerson Electric -- Yield: 3.60%

Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) employs 110,800 people, generates revenue of $22,304.00 million and has a net income of $2,733.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $34.14 billion.

Emerson Electric’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,185.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 18.76% (the operating margin is 14.67% and the net profit margin 12.25%).

Financials: The total debt represents 30.98% of Emerson Electric assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 84.67%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 29.78% was realized by Emerson Electric.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.77. Last fiscal year, Emerson Electric 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 19.04, the P/S ratio is 1.52 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.28. The dividend yield amounts to 3.60%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Emerson Electric (EMR)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Emerson Electric (EMR)


AbbVie -- Yield: 3.51%

AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) employs 28,000 people, generates revenue of $22,859.00 million and has a net income of $5,144.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $104.91 billion.

AbbVie’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $8,707.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 38.09% (the operating margin is 32.97% and the net profit margin 22.50%).

Financials: The total debt represents 59.70% of AbbVie assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 802.81%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 180.90% was realized by AbbVie.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.49. Last fiscal year, AbbVie paid $2.10 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.37, the P/S ratio is 4.63 and the P/B ratio is finally 26.51. The dividend yield amounts to 3.51%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of AbbVie (ABBV)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of AbbVie (ABBV)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of AbbVie (ABBV)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of AbbVie (ABBV)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AbbVie (ABBV)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AbbVie (ABBV)


Target Corporation -- Yield: 3.41%

Target Corporation (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 $40.04 billion.

Target Corporation’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 Corporation 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 Corporation.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.15. Last fiscal year, Target Corporation 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 13.49, the P/S ratio is 0.55 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.27. The dividend yield amounts to 3.41%.

Stock Charts:

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


Coca-Cola -- Yield: 3.21%

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) employs 123,200 people, generates revenue of $44,294.00 million and has a net income of $7,366.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $187.66 billion.

Coca-Cola’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,075.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 27.26% (the operating margin is 19.70% and the net profit margin 16.63%).

Financials: The total debt represents 49.02% of Coca-Cola assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 172.64%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 26.31% was realized by Coca-Cola.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.74. Last fiscal year, Coca-Cola paid $1.32 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 25.11, the P/S ratio is 4.25 and the P/B ratio is finally 7.38. The dividend yield amounts to 3.21%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Coca-Cola (KO)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Coca-Cola (KO)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Coca-Cola (KO)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Coca-Cola (KO)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Coca-Cola (KO)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Coca-Cola (KO)


McDonald's Corporation -- Yield: 3.04%

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) employs 420,000 people, generates revenue of $25,413.00 million and has a net income of $4,529.30 million. The current market capitalization stands at $98.86 billion.

McDonald's Corporation’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $8,871.70 million. The EBITDA margin is 34.91% (the operating margin is 28.12% and the net profit margin 17.82%).

Financials: The total debt represents 63.58% of McDonald's Corporation assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 340.33%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 45.43% was realized by McDonald's Corporation.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.25. Last fiscal year, McDonald's Corporation paid $3.44 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.14, the P/S ratio is 3.93 and the P/B ratio is finally 14.96. The dividend yield amounts to 3.04%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of McDonald's Corporation (MCD)


Procter & Gamble -- Yield: 3.04%

Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) employs 105,000 people, generates revenue of $65,299.00 million and has a net income of $10,027.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $232.49 billion.

Procter & Gamble’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $17,439.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 26.71% (the operating margin is 20.58% and the net profit margin 15.36%).

Financials: The total debt represents 24.07% of Procter & Gamble assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 53.36%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 16.45% was realized by Procter & Gamble.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.49. Last fiscal year, Procter & Gamble paid $2.66 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 25.17, the P/S ratio is 3.60 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.17. The dividend yield amounts to 3.04%.

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)


1 comment:

  1. Anonymous9/13/2016

    KO, PG, and EMR are already Dividend Kings !!

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