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 33.04   0.0 -0.43 2.30 7.04
AT&T
US00206R1023 38.99   16.7 2.34 1.92 4.96
MERCURY GENERAL
US5894001008 52.61   40.8 1.29 2.48 4.75
PITNEY BOWES
US7244791007 18.55   9.6 1.93 0.75 4.08
VECTREN
US92240G1013 49.44   21.7 2.28 1.60 3.26
KIMBERLY-CLARK
US4943681035 128.45   43.0 2.99 3.68 2.88
CINCINNATI FINANCIAL
US1720621010 69.28   16.6 4.18 1.92 2.80
ABBOTT LABORATORIES
US0028241000 39.30   24.3 1.62 1.04 2.67
JOHNSON & JOHNSON
US4781601046 112.74   20.5 5.50 3.00 2.66
LEGGETT PLATT
US5246601075 49.79   20.7 2.41 1.28 2.59
CLOROX
US1890541097 129.70   25.3 5.13 3.08 2.38