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Dividend Champions Smackdown XXX

Published Thu, 06 Sep 2012 15:47:26 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Dividend Champions Smackdown XXX In the most recent installments of the Smackdown series, I screened the Dividend Champions (which can be found here: http://dripinvesting.org/Tools/Tools.asp ) starting with stocks' Premium (+) or Discount (-) to the Graham Number and, last month, with a combination of high yield and low payout ratio. (Note that I have separated the Champions, Contenders, and Challengers into different articles to fit more closely into the format preferred by Seeking Alpha. Champions are companies that have paid higher dividends for at least 25 straight years; Contenders have streaks of 10-24 years; Challengers have streaks of 5-9 years. I use the same Roman numeral for all three articles.) This month, I decided to screen the stocks according to what might be called "the 7% Solution." I used that minimum on several key metrics in order to highlight stocks with the most consistent dividend growth. So I screened as... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
TARGET 63.85   11.4 5.59 2.40 3.74
MCDONALDS 121.38   23.0 5.29 3.76 3.08
WAL-MART STORES 66.65   14.5 4.60 2.00 2.98
T. ROWE PRICE GROUP 73.45   16.8 4.36 2.16 2.93
AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS 146.07   50.5 2.89 3.44 2.35
DOVER 78.47   25.0 3.14 1.76 2.23
RAVEN INDUSTRIES 23.85   91.7 0.26 0.52 2.18
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE 81.55   21.6 3.78 1.50 1.84
BECTON DICKINSON 170.88   37.9 4.51 2.92 1.69

TARGET - TGT  


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