Published Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:57:41 -0500 on Seeking Alpha
I've been using a modified version of David Van Knapp's quality scoring system to rank the Dividend Aristocrats, the Dividend Kings, and the Dividend Champions. The system employs five widely used quality indicators from independent sources and assigns 0-5 points to each quality indicator, for a maximum of 25 points.
A modified version of David Van Knapp's quality scoring system.
My modifications include assigning 3 points to companies that don't have an S&P Credit Rating but carry no debt. In order to rank dividend growth [DG] stocks, I break ties by considering the following factors, in turn:
Dividend Safety Score S&P Credit Rating Dividend Yield My color coding scheme is similar to the one used in the original article, though I differentiate perfect scores.
For more details on the quality scoring system, please refer to any of the linked articles mentioned above.
Key Metrics and Fair Value Estimates
In addition to quality indicators and quality scores, I provide columns with key metrics of interest to DG investors, including years of consecutive dividend increases (Yrs), the dividend Yield for a recent stock Price, and the 5-year compound annual dividend growth rate (5-Yr DGR).
Furthermore, I provide a fair value estimate (Fair Val.) to help identify stocks that trade at favorable valuations. The last column shows the discount (Disc.) or premium (Prem.) of a recent price to my fair value estimate.
To estimate fair value, I reference fair... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE||81.35||9.5||8.59||4.33||5.17|
|BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA||56.20||11.2||5.02||2.70||4.79|
|ROYAL BANK OF CANADA||78.79||11.9||6.61||3.16||4.00|
|PINNACLE WEST CAPITAL||93.28||20.9||4.47||2.95||3.21|
|UNITED PARCEL SERVICE||122.56||22.4||5.47||3.84||3.14|
|PUBLIC SERVICE ENTERPRISE||61.45||21.3||2.88||1.88||3.07|
|AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER||92.02||23.0||4.00||2.68||2.94|
|T. ROWE PRICE GROUP||118.12||14.9||7.95||3.04||2.58|
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