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Top Five Quality Dividend Paying Companies

Published Mon, 21 Jun 2010 05:15:23 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

There comes a time when you realize that Fast Money is not always the Best Money especially if you survived the carnage of 2008/2009. With all the volatility presently in the markets - 200 points up, 200 points down on the DJIA and then 200 points up again - when do you buy and when do you sell? For a trader it is challenging enough, but for an investor what can you do? I asked myself these questions: 1. Which companies survived relatively well in the last 3 years with good profit margins, reasonable levels of debt, ROA, ROE, and pay dividends? 2. What volatility did these companies experience in their share price over the last 52 weeks? 3. What sort of returns could I potentially gain holding these companies medium to long term?... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
ALTRIA GROUP 50.86   15.5 3.28 3.20 6.20
EXXON MOBIL 74.35   17.1 4.34 3.48 4.70
SOUTHERN COPPER 37.43   19.8 1.89 1.60 4.30
AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS 17.57   11.9 1.48 0.55 3.31
COCA-COLA 51.31   32.7 1.57 1.60 3.10
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 140.71   26.1 5.40 3.80 2.72
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 82.22   55.6 1.48 1.28 1.56


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