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TickerCompany NameSectorIndustryCategorySizeSize_DetailsSafety ScoreGrowth ScoreYield ScoreDividend YieldDividend_Growth_StreakEPS_PayoutFive_year_EPS_PayoutFCF_PayoutFive_year_FCF_PayoutEx_Dividend_DatePay_DateOne_year_dividend_growthThree_year_dividend_growthFive_year_dividend_growthTen_year_dividend_growthAnnual_DividendDividend_AmountPayment_FrequencyPE_RatioFCF_YieldEV_SalesEV_EBITPB_RatioEntry DateEntry PriceSPY_PriceStock ReturnS&P 500 ReturnRelative ReturnEntry_Date_TwoResearch
MCD McDonald's Corporation Consumer Discretionary Food & Restaurants 0.67 102952 Mega: > $100B 92 61 66 3.1 20+ Years 68.0 56 64 73 11/29/2016 12/15/2016 5 5 7 14 3.8 0.9 Quarterly 23.2 4.6 5.1 16.6 -62.7 07/07/2015 $96.68 201.4 33.0 12.6 20.4 07/07/2015
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. Utilities Diversified Communications Services 0.4 213774 Mega: > $100B 83 34 81 4.4 10+ Years 66.0 50 82 40 01/06/2017 02/01/2017 3 3 3 5 2.3 0.6 Quarterly 15.2 5.4 2.5 10.9 9.7 06/30/2015 $46.61 199.3 21.4 13.8 7.6 06/30/2015
PG Procter & Gamble Company (The) Consumer Staples Soap & Cleaning Preparations 0.59 230518 Mega: > $100B 98 42 67 3.2 20+ Years 71.0 67 63 57 01/18/2017 02/15/2017 2 4 5 8 2.7 0.7 Quarterly 22.7 5.0 3.8 18.3 3.9 07/01/2015 $79.72 200.9 12.8 12.9 -0.1 07/01/2015
Free Trial Free Trial Consumer Staples Tobacco 0.55 136677 Mega: > $100B 97 52 72 3.5 20+ Years 89.0 80 92 86 12/20/2016 01/10/2017 8 8 8 -3 2.4 0.6 Quarterly 26.1 3.7 5.7 17.0 45.8 07/15/2015 $51.23 203.9 42.9 11.2 31.6 07/15/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Energy Integrated Oil 0.89 361961 Mega: > $100B 52 11 72 3.5 20+ Years 139.0 33 1,905 97 11/08/2016 12/09/2016 3 7 10 9 3.0 0.8 Quarterly 40.3 0.2 1.7 38.7 2.0 07/31/2015 $79.29 203.8 14.9 11.3 3.6 07/31/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Utilities Electric Power -0.02 22989 Large: $10B to $100B 97 20 73 3.6 20+ Years 66.0 66 710 201 11/14/2016 12/15/2016 3 3 2 2 2.7 0.7 Quarterly 18.4 0.5 3.1 14.8 1.5 07/02/2015 $59.14 200.7 33.2 13.0 20.2 07/02/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Business Services Waste Removal Services 0.72 30622 Large: $10B to $100B 96 57 53 2.4 10+ Years 66.0 77 53 56 11/30/2016 12/16/2016 6 4 4 6 1.6 0.4 Quarterly 28.0 4.5 3.0 18.3 5.7 07/13/2015 $47.93 203.0 51.3 11.7 39.6 07/13/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Consumer Staples Soft Drinks 0.51 148277 Mega: > $100B 98 70 64 2.9 20+ Years 65.0 53 57 51 11/30/2016 01/06/2017 7 10 8 10 3.0 0.8 Quarterly 22.5 5.1 2.6 16.9 11.6 07/10/2015 $95.55 200.8 12.3 12.9 -0.6 07/10/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Medical Pharma 0.72 312780 Mega: > $100B 98 78 61 2.8 20+ Years 56.0 53 55 47 02/24/2017 03/14/2017 7 7 7 8 3.2 0.8 Quarterly 20.3 5.0 4.1 15.4 4.3 06/25/2015 $99.12 203.1 20.8 11.6 9.2 06/25/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Finance Investment Management 1.28 17689 Large: $10B to $100B 87 67 64 3.0 20+ Years 49.0 41 248 40 12/13/2016 12/29/2016 4 12 12 15 2.2 0.5 Quarterly 16.7 1.2 3.9 10.0 3.7 07/29/2015 $77.56 204.0 -1.2 11.1 -12.3 07/29/2015 Free Trial


 

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