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A Dividend Portfolio Comparison: Identifying Common Stocks For Further Consideration

Published Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:51:16 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Introduction Someone who is not familiar with investing and who decides to begin investing on their own may find this overwhelming. There is a whole new vocabulary to learn, metrics to understand, stocks to evaluate and much more. There are also groups and newsletters around every corner that bombard new investors with programs, advice, suggestions and promises for success. I personally felt overwhelmed with the learning curve and all the information thrown at me. However, I have come to embrace dividend growth investing as a preferred strategy to obtain my goal of financial independence. I began to follow Seeking Alpha just over two months ago now. This site and many of its authors have provided me great guidance and furthered my understanding of dividend investing. However, as I was attempting to evaluate and build my portfolio I wanted to know which of all the stocks I had selected were also... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
KINDER MORGAN ENERGY 77.00   22.0 3.49 5.52 7.17
ALLIANCE RESOURCE PARTNERS L.P. 85.84   11.7 7.26 4.79 5.58
AT&T 34.92   10.6 343.00 1.84 5.27
CONOCOPHILLIPS 74.02   11.5 644.00 2.76 3.73
BHP BILLITON PLC 64.57   11.6 558.00 2.36 3.65
INTEL 26.75   14.4 1.86 0.90 3.36
GENERAL ELECTRIC 26.42   18.7 1.42 0.88 3.33
LOCKHEED MARTIN 161.98   17.3 9.03 5.32 3.28
MCDONALDS 99.13   17.9 5.55 3.24 3.27
CHEVRON 124.69   11.2 1108.00 4.00 3.21
PROCTER & GAMBLE 80.36   21.9 3.70 2.57 3.20
HASBRO 55.04   22.5 2.45 1.72 3.12
KIMBERLY-CLARK 108.71   19.4 5.58 3.36 3.09
COCA-COLA 40.73   21.7 188.00 1.22 3.00
MICROSOFT 39.69   14.8 2.71 1.12 2.82
PEPSICO 85.41   19.2 4.42 2.27 2.66
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 100.22   19.2 5.23 2.64 2.63
EXXON MOBIL 100.50   13.6 741.00 2.52 2.51
WAL-MART STORES 78.04   16.0 485.00 1.92 2.46
AFLAC 62.70   9.3 6.75 1.48 2.36
HARRIS 72.76   17.3 4.20 1.68 2.31
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 38.60   27.7 139.00 0.88 2.28
CSX 28.16   15.9 177.00 0.64 2.27
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 65.87   27.8 239.00 1.44 2.19
NOVARTIS 86.17   23.4 3.70 1.79 2.08
IBM 191.73   13.1 14.66 3.80 1.98
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 85.40   22.6 3.77 1.68 1.97
BECTON DICKINSON 113.70   24.4 469.00 2.18 1.92
SEABRIDGE GOLD 7.35   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00