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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...

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Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
ALLIANCE RESOURCE PARTNERS L.P. 29.35   6.7 4.60 2.65 9.03
BHP BILLITON PLC 42.55   11.7 374.00 2.48 5.83
AT&T 34.67   31.3 1.11 1.88 5.42
CONOCOPHILLIPS 63.84   20.8 314.00 2.92 4.57
CHEVRON 103.29   11.5 9.14 4.28 4.14
MCDONALDS 98.46   22.2 4.45 3.40 3.45
EXXON MOBIL 85.35   13.0 666.00 2.92 3.42
PROCTER & GAMBLE 79.14   23.7 3.37 2.65 3.35
GENERAL ELECTRIC 27.52   245.0 0.11 0.92 3.34
COCA-COLA 40.99   26.0 158.00 1.32 3.22
KIMBERLY-CLARK 109.91   29.6 3.75 3.52 3.20
LOCKHEED MARTIN 190.51   17.4 11.08 6.00 3.15
IBM 170.13   10.9 15.75 5.20 3.06
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 100.82   18.1 5.59 3.00 2.98
PEPSICO 95.79   22.4 4.29 2.81 2.93
INTEL 33.11   14.2 2.35 0.96 2.90
MICROSOFT 46.59   19.5 2.41 1.24 2.66
WAL-MART STORES 74.90   15.5 4.89 1.96 2.62
HASBRO 72.18   22.8 3.20 1.84 2.55
AFLAC 61.74   9.8 641.00 1.56 2.53
HARRIS 79.09   16.1 4.98 1.88 2.38
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 67.15   27.0 2.53 1.52 2.26
CSX 34.78   17.9 198.00 0.72 2.07
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 95.38   19.8 4.88 1.94 2.03
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 48.60   36.7 133.00 0.96 1.98
BECTON DICKINSON 140.28   26.0 546.00 2.40 1.71
NOVARTIS 101.81   24.0 4.33 1.73 1.70
SEABRIDGE GOLD 6.07   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00