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50 'Safer' Dividend Achievers Cast Substantial Gains Per December Top 10 Broker Targets

Published Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:27:33 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

December "Safer" Dividend Achievers Yield (dividend/price) results from here (December 11) supplemented by one-year total returns (verified by YCharts for 50 stocks representing all 11 Morningstar sectors) revealed the actionable conclusions discussed below.
"The Nasdaq Dividend Achievers Index is made up of 266 stocks with 10+ consecutive years of dividend increases that meet certain minimum size and liquidity requirements. It is one of the best sources to find high quality dividend growth stocks." - Suredividend.com
Source: YCharts

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Expected Top 10 "Safer" Dividend Achiever Stocks To Net 26.45% To 49.49% Gains By December 2019
Two of the ten top yield "safer" dividend Achiever stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst one-year target prices. Thus, the yield strategy for this group, as graded by analyst estimates, proved 20% accurate.
The following probable profit-generating trades were singled out based on estimated dividend returns from $1,000 invested in each stock and its aggregate one-year analyst median target price, as reported by YCharts. Note: One-year target prices by lone analysts were not applied. Ten probable profit-generating trades projected to December 11, 2019, were:
Invesco (IVZ) netted $494.94 per estimates from 17 analysts, plus dividends, less broker fees. The Beta number showed this... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
ALTRIA GROUP 49.41   15.1 3.28 3.20 6.46
INVESCO 19.90   10.2 1.96 1.24 6.16
LAZARD 36.20   10.0 3.64 1.88 5.28
PEOPLE'S UNITED FINANCIAL 16.36   12.7 1.29 0.71 4.21
LEGGETT PLATT 39.29   18.4 2.14 1.60 4.10
CENTERPOINT ENERGY 28.90   45.2 0.64 1.15 3.98
CHEVRON 124.76   17.3 7.23 4.76 3.78
DIGITAL REALTY 119.60   94.9 1.26 4.32 3.60
OLD REPUBLIC INTERNATIONAL 23.16   8.9 2.59 0.80 3.45
MAXIM INTEGRATED 61.54   26.5 2.32 1.84 2.97
NUCOR 55.56   7.0 7.96 1.60 2.90
POLARIS INDUSTRIES 87.37   16.9 5.18 2.44 2.82
BEST BUY 74.78   13.6 5.52 2.00 2.67
HUBBELL 128.38   18.9 6.80 3.36 2.63
AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL 150.89   11.5 13.11 3.88 2.57
CATERPILLAR 139.09   13.0 10.73 4.12 2.49
HASBRO 109.86   39.0 2.82 2.72 2.49

ALTRIA GROUP - MO
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