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The Barking Dow Dogs: IBM Tops Again By Yield, UnitedHealth Tops By Broker Targets For April

Published Fri, 29 Mar 2019 16:47:32 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted 12.76% To 26% Net Gains From Top Ten Dow Dogs By April 2020
Four of ten top dividend-yielding Dow dogs were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-year target prices. (They are tinted gray in the chart below). So, our March yield-based forecast for Dow dogs, as graded by Wall St. wizards, was 40% accurate.


Projections based on estimated dividend returns from $1000 invested in the ten highest yielding stocks and their aggregate one year analyst median target prices, as reported by YCharts, created the 2019-20 data points. Note: one year target prices by lone analysts were not applied. Ten probable profit-generating trades projected to March 27, 2020 were:
UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) netted $260.05 based on a target price estimate from twenty-five analysts, plus dividends, less broker fees. The Beta number showed this estimate subject to volatility 21% less than the market as a whole.
DowDuPont (DWDP) was projected to net $237.50, based on the median of target estimates from twenty-four analysts, plus dividends, less broker fees. The Beta number showed this estimate subject to volatility 29% more than the market as a whole.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) was projected to net $212.44, based on dividends, plus the median of target price estimates from twenty-nine analysts, less broker fees. The Beta number showed this estimate subject to volatility 22% more than... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
VERIZON COMM 57.08   14.7 3.88 2.41 4.13
EXXON MOBIL 81.76   16.8 4.88 3.28 3.96
CHEVRON 118.28   15.3 7.74 4.76 3.90
PFIZER 39.37   21.2 1.86 1.44 3.69
COCA-COLA 47.98   30.6 1.57 1.60 3.38
WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE 53.47   10.0 5.32 1.76 3.25
JPMORGAN CHASE 113.55   12.3 9.26 3.20 2.82
HOME DEPOT 206.72   21.2 9.73 5.44 2.66
CATERPILLAR 137.73   13.5 10.22 3.44 2.42
BOEING 375.46   21.0 17.88 8.22 2.19
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES 139.59   21.5 6.49 2.94 2.15
DOWDUPONT 71.22   34.2 2.08 1.52 2.13
GOLDMAN SACHS 200.54   8.4 24.01 3.40 1.56
WALT DISNEY 135.10   18.5 7.31 1.76 1.34

VERIZON COMM - VZ
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