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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 0.72 105847 Mega: > $100B 88 51 63 2.9 20+ Years 67.0 65 73 73 02/27/2017 03/15/2017 5 5 7 14 3.8 0.9 Quarterly 23.8 3.9 5.3 16.9 -48.1 07/07/2015 $96.68 200.5 41.2 16.7 24.6 07/07/2015
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. Utilities Diversified Communications Services 0.44 202409 Mega: > $100B 93 15 82 4.7 10+ Years 71.0 50 165 40 04/06/2017 05/01/2017 3 3 3 5 2.3 0.6 Quarterly 15.5 2.8 2.4 11.4 8.4 06/30/2015 $46.61 198.4 15.4 17.9 -2.5 06/30/2015
PG Procter & Gamble Company (The) Consumer Staples Soap & Cleaning Preparations 0.62 230980 Mega: > $100B 99 44 64 3.0 20+ Years 49.0 67 71 57 01/18/2017 02/15/2017 2 4 5 8 2.7 0.7 Quarterly 16.5 4.2 3.8 18.3 4.3 07/01/2015 $79.72 200.0 20.3 16.9 3.4 07/01/2015
Free Trial Free Trial Consumer Staples Tobacco 0.6 139923 Mega: > $100B 100 65 69 3.3 20+ Years 33.0 80 130 86 03/13/2017 04/10/2017 8 8 8 -3 2.4 0.6 Quarterly 10.1 2.5 5.8 17.0 11.1 07/15/2015 $51.23 203.0 52.4 15.2 37.2 07/15/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Energy Integrated Oil 0.88 337233 Mega: > $100B 52 8 74 3.7 20+ Years 199.0 35 265 99 02/08/2017 03/10/2017 3 7 10 9 3.0 0.8 Quarterly 43.2 1.7 1.6 45.5 1.9 07/31/2015 $79.29 202.9 10.1 15.3 -5.1 07/31/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Utilities Electric Power 0.05 23852 Large: $10B to $100B 95 12 72 3.5 20+ Years 66.0 62 -466 201 02/13/2017 03/15/2017 3 3 2 2 2.8 0.7 Quarterly 19.0 3.1 14.7 1.6 07/02/2015 $59.14 199.8 41.6 17.1 24.6 07/02/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Business Services Waste Removal Services 0.73 31760 Large: $10B to $100B 99 71 52 2.4 10+ Years 62.0 75 46 58 03/08/2017 03/24/2017 6 4 4 6 1.7 0.4 Quarterly 27.3 5.0 3.0 17.9 6.0 07/13/2015 $47.93 202.2 58.1 15.7 42.4 07/13/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Consumer Staples Soft Drinks 0.59 159792 Mega: > $100B 98 64 59 2.7 20+ Years 69.0 57 59 51 03/01/2017 03/31/2017 7 10 8 10 3.0 0.8 Quarterly 25.7 4.6 2.8 17.8 14.3 07/10/2015 $95.55 200.0 23.4 17.0 6.5 07/10/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Medical Pharma 0.79 339193 Mega: > $100B 99 73 56 2.6 20+ Years 54.0 53 53 47 02/24/2017 03/14/2017 7 7 7 8 3.2 0.8 Quarterly 21.2 4.8 4.5 16.2 4.8 06/25/2015 $99.12 202.3 33.0 15.6 17.4 06/25/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Finance Investment Management 1.28 16259 Large: $10B to $100B 93 67 70 3.4 20+ Years 46.0 43 2,469 73 03/14/2017 03/30/2017 4 12 12 15 2.3 0.6 Quarterly 14.3 0.1 3.6 8.7 3.3 07/29/2015 $77.56 203.1 -7.8 15.1 -22.9 07/29/2015 Free Trial


 

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