Dividend-News

Daily dividend news for investors in dividend stocks


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
ALLIANCE RESOURCE PARTNERS L.P. 41.74   9.0 4.52 2.55 6.11
BHP BILLITON PLC 42.29   8.1 5.18 2.48 5.86
AT&T 33.51   10.0 3.26 1.84 5.49
CONOCOPHILLIPS 69.75   11.5 5.84 2.92 4.19
CHEVRON 109.03   9.8 10.86 4.28 3.93
GENERAL ELECTRIC 25.14   16.6 1.48 0.92 3.66
MCDONALDS 93.67   18.0 5.09 3.40 3.63
LOCKHEED MARTIN 191.64   18.7 9.89 6.00 3.13
EXXON MOBIL 91.16   11.2 7.95 2.76 3.03
HASBRO 58.36   20.0 2.86 1.72 2.95
KIMBERLY-CLARK 115.41   20.2 5.65 3.36 2.91
COCA-COLA 42.39   23.0 180.00 1.22 2.88
IBM 157.68   9.5 15.93 4.40 2.79
PROCTER & GAMBLE 92.00   25.6 3.54 2.57 2.79
PEPSICO 95.36   20.7 4.52 2.62 2.75
HARRIS 71.49   14.0 4.99 1.88 2.63
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 106.81   17.2 6.04 2.80 2.62
MICROSOFT 47.52   17.9 2.55 1.24 2.61
AFLAC 60.32   9.2 6.38 1.56 2.59
INTEL 37.02   17.3 2.09 0.90 2.43
WAL-MART STORES 85.94   17.6 4.79 1.92 2.23
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 45.77   40.6 1.09 0.96 2.10
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 69.48   30.1 2.28 1.44 2.07
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 95.44   21.1 4.42 1.94 2.03
NOVARTIS 94.57   22.2 4.15 1.79 1.89
CSX 36.06   19.5 184.00 0.64 1.77
BECTON DICKINSON 140.43   22.8 6.00 2.40 1.71
SEABRIDGE GOLD 7.99   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00