SAFE DIVIDEND STOCKS

The Safe Dividend Stocks list contains the highest rated stocks for safety, making them more appropriate for investors concerned more with safe passive income and less with longer-term growth potential. These companies generally maintain low levels of debt, produce consistent free cash flow, generate moderate-to-high returns on equity, and have moderate-to-low payout ratios.

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TickerCompany NameSectorIndustryCategoryMarket Cap ($M)Market CapSafety ScoreGrowth ScoreYield ScoreDividend YieldDividend Growth StreakEPS Payout Ratio5yr Median EPS PayoutFCF Payout Ratio5yr Median FCF PayoutEx-Dividend DatePay Date1yr Dividend Growth3yr Dividend Growth5yr Dividend Growth10yr Dividend GrowthAnnual Dividend ($)Dividend Payment ($)Payment FrequencyP/E RatioFree Cash Flow YieldEnterprise Value / SalesEnterprise Value / EBITPrice-to-Book RatioGross MarginOperating MarginProfit MarginFCF MarginReturn on Equity5yr Median ROEROIC5yr Median ROIC1yr Sales Growth5yr Sales CAGR1yr EPS Growth5yr EPS CAGRCurrent RatioDebt to CapitalDebt to CapitalDebt to EquityDebt to EquityNet Debt to EBITNet Debt to EBITEBIT / InterestEBIT / Interest1yr Total Return5yr Total Return CAGR
ADP Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Business Services Outsourcing 0.84 45,077 Large: $10B to $100B 97 94 52 2.29 20+ Years 58 67 49 53 03/08/2017 2017-04-01 8 6 8 11 2.3 0.6 Quarterly 26.7 4.4 3.7 19.0 11.73 41.4 18.8 12.8 14.6 33 22.5 23.0 22.4 6 3 53 5 1.1 0.3 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 0.5 Average Debt: 0.5 to 1.0 -0.3 Net Cash 31.2 Very Low Risk: > 15x 23 20
AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. Utilities Electric Power 0.23 31,728 Large: $10B to $100B 79 29 74 3.68 5+ Years 162 63 -315 213 02/08/2017 2017-03-10 6 5 4 4 2.4 0.6 Quarterly 45.2 3.3 48.4 1.82 62.9 20.3 12.4 1.4 9 9.5 5.0 4.8 5 3 -247 11 0.8 0.5 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 1.2 High Debt: 1.0 to 2.0 19.5 High Risk: > 5.0 1.2 Very High Risk: < 2x 9 13
ATO Atmos Energy Corporation Utilities Gas Distribution 0.29 8,014 Mid: $2B to $10B 91 49 54 2.37 20+ Years 48 51 -71 -105 02/23/2017 2017-03-13 8 6 5 3 1.8 0.5 Quarterly 21.3 3.1 15.4 2.16 52.1 19.9 10.4 -8.7 10 9.4 6.2 5.2 16 -5 19 8 0.5 0.4 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 1.0 Average Debt: 0.5 to 1.0 3.7 Above Average Risk: 2.0 to 5.0 5.8 Average Risk: 4x to 8x 11 24
AVA Avista Corporation Utilities Electric Power 0.37 2,559 Mid: $2B to $10B 68 12 74 3.63 10+ Years 64 70 -96 -121 02/22/2017 2017-03-15 4 4 4 9 1.4 0.4 Quarterly 18.5 3.1 15.7 1.55 100.0 17.1 8.3 -1.3 7 7.9 3.9 3.9 -3 -1 -10 4 0.8 0.5 High Debt: 0.5 to 0.7 1.1 High Debt: 1.0 to 2.0 6.5 High Risk: > 5.0 3.4 High Risk: 2x to 4x 8 14
AWK American Water Works Utilities Water Supply 0.19 13,216 Large: $10B to $100B 78 47 45 2.03 5+ Years 57 50 -193 -99 02/03/2017 2017-03-01 10 20 10 1.5 0.4 Quarterly 28.2 5.8 17.9 2.51 100.0 34.0 15.1 -2.6 9 8.4 4.4 3.9 4 4 -14 12 0.4 0.5 High Debt: 0.5 to 0.7 1.3 High Debt: 1.0 to 2.0 5.5 High Risk: > 5.0 3.3 High Risk: 2x to 4x 15 22
Free Trial Axis Capital Holdings Limited Finance Property & Casualty Insurance 0.54 6,119 Mid: $2B to $10B 95 68 50 2.22 10+ Years 28 25 42 19 12/28/2016 2017-01-17 17 12 9 9 1.5 0.4 Quarterly 13.6 5.0 1.5 12.8 1.01 0.0 15.5 14.6 18.3 12 12.3 9.3 9.3 -10 3 -22 0 0.0 0.1 Low Debt: 0.1 to 0.3 0.2 Very Low Debt: < 0.2 -0.2 Net Cash 9.1 Low Risk: 8x to 15x 33 20
Free Trial B&G Foods, Inc. Consumer Staples Miscellaneous Food 0.05 3,114 Mid: $2B to $10B 87 86 77 3.97 5+ Years 100 111 53 63 12/28/2016 2017-01-30 25 12 15 3 1.9 0.5 Quarterly 27.1 6.9 3.4 17.1 3.86 30.0 17.8 7.2 11.4 15 15.1 3.2 4.3 49 13 47 13 4.1 0.7 High Debt: 0.5 to 0.7 1.9 High Debt: 1.0 to 2.0 5.1 High Risk: > 5.0 3.6 High Risk: 2x to 4x 30 18
Free Trial Black Hills Corporation Utilities Electric Power 0.71 3,369 Mid: $2B to $10B 75 16 63 2.84 20+ Years 230 57 -56 -93 02/13/2017 2017-03-01 4 3 3 2 1.8 0.5 Quarterly 85.8 4.6 38.9 1.93 65.0 2.3 -2.5 -2.1 -2 8.9 -1.0 4.4 23 1 -218 0.9 0.7 High Debt: 0.5 to 0.7 1.9 High Debt: 1.0 to 2.0 18.8 High Risk: > 5.0 1.3 Very High Risk: < 2x 15 17
Free Trial Bemis Company, Inc. Industrial Products Paper & Plastic Containers 0.89 4,540 Mid: $2B to $10B 83 54 56 2.47 20+ Years 48 54 38 36 02/16/2017 2017-03-01 4 4 4 4 1.2 0.3 Quarterly 20.1 6.4 1.5 15.0 3.55 21.5 10.1 5.9 8.4 20 11.8 9.4 6.2 1 -3 13 6 1.9 0.5 High Debt: 0.5 to 0.7 1.2 High Debt: 1.0 to 2.0 3.7 Above Average Risk: 2.0 to 5.0 7.0 Average Risk: 4x to 8x 3 14
Free Trial Cardinal Health, Inc. Medical Dental Supplies 0.71 25,403 Large: $10B to $100B 98 96 51 2.23 20+ Years 42 36 33 21 03/30/2017 2017-04-15 16 14 16 18 1.8 0.5 Quarterly 19.4 6.5 0.2 12.3 4.02 5.4 2.0 1.2 2.1 21 18.2 12.4 12.2 5 3 4 10 1.1 0.4 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 0.9 Average Debt: 0.5 to 1.0 1.5 Average Risk: 1.0 to 2.0 13.3 Low Risk: 8x to 15x 0 15


 

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