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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. 17.65   11.5 1.54 1.75 9.77
AT&T 43.11   18.4 2.34 1.92 4.52
CHEVRON 105.66   153.1 0.69 4.28 4.06
IBM 161.95   13.2 12.30 5.60 3.46
NOVARTIS 82.08   29.3 2.80 2.76 3.36
EXXON MOBIL 94.01   30.2 3.11 3.00 3.20
PROCTER & GAMBLE 85.72   27.0 3.18 2.68 3.14
COCA-COLA 45.83   27.6 1.66 1.40 3.08
MCDONALDS 119.52   23.0 5.19 3.56 2.98
INTEL 35.24   17.0 2.07 1.04 2.97
GENERAL ELECTRIC 31.25   26.5 1.18 0.92 2.93
KIMBERLY-CLARK 128.82   23.9 5.38 3.68 2.86
PEPSICO 108.59   30.6 3.55 3.01 2.77
WAL-MART STORES 73.89   16.4 4.52 2.00 2.71
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 123.22   23.2 5.32 3.20 2.60
LOCKHEED MARTIN 257.31   22.0 11.68 6.60 2.60
BHP BILLITON PLC 24.51   0.0 0.00 0.64 2.57
CSX 28.48   15.5 1.84 0.72 2.54
HASBRO 80.69   21.1 3.82 2.04 2.53
MICROSOFT 57.62   28.1 2.05 1.44 2.50
CONOCOPHILLIPS 40.76   0.0 -4.98 1.00 2.44
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 43.17   28.6 1.51 1.04 2.42
AFLAC 73.49   12.1 6.09 1.64 2.24
HARRIS 89.83   35.0 2.57 2.00 2.23
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 74.61   49.4 1.51 1.56 2.11
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 114.58   21.3 5.37 2.20 1.93
BECTON DICKINSON 173.67   46.3 3.75 2.64 1.51
SEABRIDGE GOLD 12.94   0.0 -0.15 0.00 0.00