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3 Large Caps With Rapid Dividend Growth Snapped Up by Smart Money

Published Tue, 09 Aug 2011 23:20:02 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

If you’re interested in finding sources of dividend income, you may find this list very interesting. We ran a screen on large-cap companies for those seeing rapid dividend growth, comparing the current year dividend per share estimate to the trailing-twelve-month dividend per share. We screened these companies for those that have also seen significant net institutional buying over the current quarter.Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.Your browser does not support iframes. We also created a price-weighted index of the stocks mentioned below, and monitored the performance of the list relative to the S&P 500 index over the last month. To access a complete analysis of this list's recent performance, click here. Click to enlarge Do you think the smart money is calling it right on these names?... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL 79.10   11.8 6.69 3.55 4.20
WELLS FARGO 58.41   14.4 4.07 1.56 2.60
PARKER HANNIFIN 178.47   27.8 6.41 2.64 1.42


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