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Dividend Growers With A Low Payout Ratio And A Low Debt

Published Mon, 28 Oct 2013 07:59:16 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

I have searched for very profitable stocks that pay rich dividends with a low payout ratio. Those stocks would also have to show a low forward P/E and a very low debt. I used the Portfolio123's powerful screener to perform the search. The screen's formula requires all stocks to comply with all following demands: The stock does not trade over-the-counter (OTC). Dividend yield is greater than 3%. The annual rate of dividend growth over the past five years is greater than 5%. The payout ratio is less than 75%. Forward P/E is less than 15. The PEG ratio is less than 1.50. Total debt to equity is less than 0.50. The seven stocks with the lowest payout ratio among all the stocks that complied with the first seven demands. As a result, seven stocks came out, as shown in the charts below (the number of stocks left after each... Read more