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16 Fortune 2019 'Safer' Dividend Investor Guide Picks Per Broker December Targets

Published Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:02:09 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Fortune Investor Guide 2019 "Safer" Dividend Selections
The December 2018 Issue of Fortune featured a list of 30 companies to "ride out the storm" in 2019. The 2019 Guide caught my dogcatcher eye because so many were dividend payers. Yet Fortune editors failed to include dividends as significant in that article.
Here's a case where a grievous omission in a current business publication can be noted, called out and corrected from a dividend investor perspective.
Fortune cites only one foreign exchange ticker in their article, all other tickers are compatible with those available from Seeking Alpha.
Below are the top ten best 'safer' dividend gainers now revealed among 16 out of 30 "companies strong enough to control their own destiny" found in the Fortune December 2018, "Investors Guide 2019."
source: YCharts

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted 16.99% To 50.3% Net Gains From Top Ten "Safer" Dividend Fortune Investment Guide Dogs To December 2019
Nine of ten top 'Safer' dividend-yielding Fortune Guide stocks were among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-year target prices. (The nine are tinted in the chart above). So, this yield-based forecast for the "Safer" dividend Bloomberg watchlist was graded 90% accurate as gauged by Wall Street stockbroker summations.
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Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
U.S. BANCORP 51.69   12.4 4.18 1.48 2.89
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 118.43   21.5 5.51 3.08 2.68
HOME DEPOT 206.72   21.2 9.73 5.44 2.66
TD AMERITRADE HOLDING 51.86   14.6 3.55 1.20 2.24
TIFFANY 107.74   22.7 4.75 2.20 2.05
TJX 55.19   22.6 2.44 0.92 1.42
ACTIVISION BLIZZARD 46.75   19.9 2.35 0.37 0.82


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