10-Year Dividend Payback For Top S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

Published Thu, 01 Mar 2012 11:53:47 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

There are many ways to inspect the yield opportunity with dividend stocks. One approach is to make projections of dividends over a number of years to see how much of the current purchase price might be recovered in the form of dividends. This article looks at the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats in that light, and identifies the 12 constituents that appear to have the greatest potential for cost recovery through dividends. The data is a partial extract from a larger internal report we produced in January. Click image to enlarge The data table image presents those 12 stocks: PBI - Pitney Bowes T - AT&T LEG - Leggett & Platt MCY - Mercury General CLX - Clorox CINF - Cincinnati Financial ABT - Abbott Labs KMB - Kimberly Clark JNJ - Johnson & Johnson WAG - Walgreen VVC - Vectren HCP - HCP Important Note: Let's be clear, that we... Read more


Stock name                                 ISIN Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
HCP
US40414L1098 33.83   0.0 -1.20 2.30 6.78
AT&T
US00206R1023 38.64   16.5 2.34 1.92 4.96
MERCURY GENERAL
US5894001008 52.90   39.5 1.34 2.48 4.63
PITNEY BOWES
US7244791007 21.28   10.5 2.03 0.75 3.49
VECTREN
US92240G1013 48.73   20.4 2.39 1.60 3.30
KIMBERLY-CLARK
US4943681035 125.19   41.9 2.99 3.68 2.92
CINCINNATI FINANCIAL
US1720621010 66.11   15.8 4.18 1.92 2.90
LEGGETT PLATT
US5246601075 49.29   20.4 2.41 1.28 2.68
JOHNSON & JOHNSON
US4781601046 112.08   20.4 5.50 3.00 2.67
ABBOTT LABORATORIES
US0028241000 38.90   24.0 1.62 1.04 2.57
CLOROX
US1890541097 125.23   24.1 5.20 3.08 2.47