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7 Best Dividend Stocks To Buy And Hold: Consumer Discretionary And Staples

Published Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:27:38 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Dividend stocks are one of the key components of a value investor's portfolio. The regular income provides increasing liquidity and compensation as you wait for the valuation thesis to play out. Typically, dividends tend to be a bonus as most value investing screens are run for valuation first. However, I also like to look at strong dividend stocks and then filter for undervaluation. These do not always offer the strongest value stocks, but these will help protect your portfolio by including quality names that can weather a stock market downturn as I do expect to arrive any time soon.
This is Part 3 of the Dividend Stocks screen. Part 1 was posted earlier and covered dividend stocks in Industrials and Materials sectors. Part 2 covered dividend stocks in IT and Health Care.

Screen Details
This screen looks for quality stocks that pay a great dividend and are reasonably undervalued. The quality is determined by several dividend policy attributes, such as dividend yield, historical dividend growth rate and the sustainability of the dividend as evidenced by the dividend coverage. A Price/Earnings ratio check keeps the valuation to be reasonable.
Market capitalization > $30 million Dividend yield in top 20% of the market Dividend growth rate in top 40% of the market Dividend coverage in top 60% of the market P/E ratio < 15 Sector is Consumer Discretionary and Consumer Staples The screen was run using the Fidelity screener.
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Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER 14.05   7.3 1.92 0.64 4.90
H&R BLOCK 24.09   11.6 2.07 1.04 4.25
CARNIVAL 49.62   11.7 4.25 2.00 4.03
HANESBRANDS 15.91   10.3 1.55 0.60 3.86
MOVADO GROUP 25.08   9.0 2.80 0.80 3.24


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