Dividend-News

Daily dividend news for investors in dividend stocks


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 Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
MERCURY GENERAL 47.14   21.9 2.15 2.46 5.22
HCP 42.16   21.5 1.96 2.18 5.17
AT&T 35.96   10.5 3.43 1.84 5.12
LEGGETT PLATT 32.81   24.8 1.33 1.20 3.66
CINCINNATI FINANCIAL 48.49   17.6 2.74 1.76 3.63
VECTREN 39.85   24.0 1.67 1.44 3.61
CLOROX 90.91   21.2 4.34 2.96 3.26
KIMBERLY-CLARK 112.31   20.3 5.58 3.36 2.99
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 101.27   18.8 5.41 2.80 2.76
PITNEY BOWES 27.23   19.4 1.41 0.75 2.75
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 42.96   30.7 1.39 0.88 2.05