By Kapitall:If you’re considering stocks that pay dividend income, one thing to keep in mind is company profitability. A company’s dividend is only as reliable as its profitability, so be sure to check that a dividend stock also has strong profitability. We ran a screen on “dividend champions,” i.e. stocks that have consistently raised their dividend over the last 25 years. We screened these stocks for those with impressive profitability, beating their industry peers on gross, operating, and pretax margins.
By Kapitall:If you’re considering dividend stocks for sources of income, be sure to also consider the strength of company profitability. If a company’s profitability suffers, its dividend yield may be in danger of being discontinued. Here we ran a screen on dividend champions – companies that have consistently maintained and raised their dividend yield for the past 25 years.
By Kapitall:Do you like to be able to rely on a stock's dividend income? For ideas on how to start your own dividend stock search, we ran a screen.We began by screening for "dividend champion" stocks, those listed by DRiP Investing as those that have consistently increased their dividends over the last 25 years. We also screened for those paying dividend yields above 2% and sustainable payout ratios below 50%.
By Kapitall:Do you prefer stocks that pay part of their return in dividend income? For ideas on how to start your search, we ran a screen. We began with a list of "dividend champions" from DRiP Investing. These stocks have consistently raised their dividend over the last 25 years. We then screened these names to find those with high profitability, with higher gross, operating, and pretax margins than their industry averages.
Do you like to look for contrarian opportunities in the stock market? If so, we ran a screen you may be interested in.
We began by screening for stocks reporting their second-quarter earnings next week for those with bearish sentiment, with float shorts above 10%.
By Kapitall:Do you prefer stocks that pay part of their return in reliable dividend income? If so, we have just the list for you.We began by screening for stocks with strong upward momentum, trading above their 20-day, 50-day, and 200-day moving averages. We then screened for stocks paying dividend yields above 2% and sustainable payout ratios below 50%.
By Kapitall:Do you prefer sticking to well known large-cap stocks? If so, we ran a screen to find some interesting large-caps to put on your radar.We began by screening the large-cap sector, stocks with market caps above $10 billion, for those that appear undervalued relative to earnings growth, with PEG below 1.
By Kapitall:There are many different ways to look at a company's profitability. One such way is to compare a stock's profit margins to those of its industry competitors, with higher margins indicating higher profitability.We screened the consumer goods sector for large-cap stocks, with market caps above $10 billion. We then screened for those with impressive profitability, beating their industry peers on gross, operating and pretax margins.
By Kapitall:One helpful measure of profitability is EBITDA/common equity (where EBITDA stands for earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization). Dividing by common equity gives profitability as a return to shareholder investment, and it standardizes the number for comparison across firms of different sizes. Increases in the ratio over time indicate increasing profitability.