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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 56.30   7.9 7.11 2.52 4.55
HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES 2.51   125.5 0.02 0.10 4.03
SILICON MOTION TECHNOLOGY 34.58   15.2 2.27 1.19 3.51
WESTERN DIGITAL 64.70   0.0 -2.63 2.00 3.21
XEROX 30.47   13.7 2.23 1.00 3.19
APPLE 223.08   19.0 11.73 3.08 1.42
BROOKS AUTOMATION 39.06   78.1 0.50 0.40 1.06
FANG HOLDINGS 2.32   0.0 -0.35 0.00 0.00


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