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The Most Undervalued And Overvalued Dividend Champions - January 2019

Published Fri, 04 Jan 2019 15:23:22 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

In June of 2015, I started a series of articles in which I highlighted the stocks from the Dividend Champions list that have the highest and the lowest Percent Above Average Yield (PAAY) over the past year and over the past five years. PAAY is a measure of how much a stock is above (high PAAY, undervalued?) or below (low PAAY, overvalued?) its usual yield and can be an indication that the stock is mispriced. I had to abandon this series of articles in June of 2017 because the program I used to update prices and keep track of the stocks no longer worked. It wasn't until a couple of months ago that I was able to find a replacement program but that means that I can now continue with the series. In this article, I present the newest list for November to get the series up and running again. Please see my article from November for the previous list. I also publish a list of the highest and lowest PAAY stocks from the list of Dividend contenders. Please take a look at this month's Dividend Contenders article for that list.
Please note that the Dividend Champions list is the list of stocks which have raised their dividend for the past 25 years or more. It was started by, and until recently, was maintained by David Fish. David passed away this past year, but fortunately, the management of the list has been taken over by Justin Law, who is doing a wonderful job. I trust him to maintain the list, and I assume that the information he presents is accurate. Any changes to the list are... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
ALTRIA GROUP 48.26   8.6 5.62 3.20 6.54
TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS 21.81   38.3 0.57 1.40 6.36
UNIVERSAL 55.85   11.8 4.74 3.00 5.47
HELMERICH & PAYNE 53.39   12.2 4.37 2.84 5.32
EXXON MOBIL 71.63   13.2 5.44 3.28 4.57
REALTY INCOME 64.77   54.4 1.19 2.65 4.13
LEGGETT PLATT 38.43   18.0 2.14 1.52 3.96
NATIONAL RETAIL PROPERTIES 49.95   26.2 1.91 2.00 3.94
EATON VANCE 37.00   11.9 3.11 1.40 3.87
FRANKLIN RESOURCES 30.66   21.4 1.43 1.04 3.43
THOMSON REUTERS 49.61   28.5 1.74 1.54 3.14
PROCTER & GAMBLE 92.01   24.1 3.82 2.87 3.13
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS 130.17   23.4 5.55 4.00 3.07
1ST SOURCE 43.60   14.4 3.02 1.00 2.35
BANCFIRST 51.80   15.4 3.37 1.20 2.32
HORMEL FOODS 43.49   23.3 1.87 0.84 1.97
CONNECTICUT WATER SERVICE 64.16   41.1 1.56 1.25 1.94
AO SMITH 46.40   23.6 1.97 0.88 1.90
BRADY 45.60   25.2 1.81 0.85 1.86
NACCO INDUSTRIES 35.17   7.2 4.90 0.66 1.85
TELEPHONE & DATA SYSTEMS 36.09   10.1 3.57 0.64 1.74
MIDDLESEX WATER 54.41   29.4 1.85 0.96 1.73
AMERICAN STATES WATER 65.54   38.6 1.70 1.10 1.64
CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP 45.60   37.1 1.23 0.75 1.63
TENNANT 56.25   46.5 1.21 0.88 1.60
MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES 97.73   58.5 1.67 1.52 1.55
LANCASTER COLONY 176.75   33.5 5.27 2.60 1.51
SEI INVESTMENTS 46.54   14.7 3.16 0.66 1.41

ALTRIA GROUP - MO
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