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Ranking Technology Stocks By Dividend And Earnings Yield

Published Thu, 04 Jul 2013 08:08:51 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

In my previous post, I decided to rank all the energy stocks, which are traded in U.S. markets, by the sum of their dividend and earnings yield. In this article I have done the same for all technology stocks, which are traded in U.S. markets. I used the Portfolio123's powerful ranking system to grade all technology stocks based on this theme. Only stocks with a market cap greater than $100 million and price greater than 1.00 were taken into account. All the data for this article were taken from Portfolio123. The ranking system that I built searched for the best 20 technology stocks by the sum of their dividend and earnings yield. For the earnings yield, I used the average of the inverse of the trailing P/E ratio and the inverse of the forward P/E ratio. After running the ranking system on July 03, 2013, after the market... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
SEAGATE TECH 47.44   9.2 5.14 2.52 5.29
WESTERN DIGITAL 51.50   103.0 0.50 2.00 3.62
HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES 3.00   50.1 0.06 0.09 2.88
XEROX 35.31   18.8 1.88 1.00 2.83
SILICON MOTION TECHNOLOGY 41.64   17.6 2.37 1.19 2.78
APPLE 204.40   17.2 11.89 3.08 1.51
BROOKS AUTOMATION 39.31   54.6 0.72 0.40 1.01
FANG HOLDINGS 2.56   0.0 -0.70 0.00 0.00


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