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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 101917 Mega: > $100B 92 61 67 3.1 20+ Years 68.0 56 64 73 11/29/2016 12/15/2016 5 5 7 14 3.8 0.9 Quarterly 23.0 4.6 5.1 16.5 -62.1 07/07/2015 $96.68 201.4 31.7 12.8 18.9 07/07/2015
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. Utilities Diversified Communications Services 0.4 215126 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 15.3 5.3 2.5 11.0 9.8 06/30/2015 $46.61 199.3 22.1 14.0 8.1 06/30/2015
PG Procter & Gamble Company (The) Consumer Staples Soap & Cleaning Preparations 0.59 225052 Mega: > $100B 98 42 68 3.2 20+ Years 71.0 67 63 57 01/18/2017 02/15/2017 2 4 5 8 2.7 0.7 Quarterly 22.5 5.1 3.7 17.9 3.8 07/01/2015 $79.72 200.9 10.7 13.0 -2.3 07/01/2015
Free Trial Free Trial Consumer Staples Tobacco 0.55 131527 Mega: > $100B 97 52 73 3.6 20+ Years 89.0 80 92 86 12/20/2016 01/10/2017 8 8 8 -3 2.4 0.6 Quarterly 25.5 3.8 5.5 16.4 44.8 07/15/2015 $51.23 203.9 39.6 11.4 28.2 07/15/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Energy Integrated Oil 0.89 356128 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 40.4 0.2 1.7 38.1 2.0 07/31/2015 $79.29 203.8 15.0 11.4 3.5 07/31/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Utilities Electric Power -0.02 22609 Large: $10B to $100B 97 20 74 3.6 20+ Years 66.0 66 710 201 11/14/2016 12/15/2016 3 3 2 2 2.7 0.7 Quarterly 18.2 0.5 3.0 14.6 1.5 07/02/2015 $59.14 200.7 31.7 13.2 18.6 07/02/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Business Services Waste Removal Services 0.72 30742 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 51.7 11.8 39.9 07/13/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Consumer Staples Soft Drinks 0.51 145684 Mega: > $100B 98 70 65 3.0 20+ Years 65.0 53 57 51 11/30/2016 01/06/2017 7 10 8 10 3.0 0.8 Quarterly 22.3 5.1 2.6 16.6 11.5 07/10/2015 $95.55 200.8 11.0 13.1 -2.0 07/10/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Medical Pharma 0.72 311474 Mega: > $100B 98 78 62 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 15.3 4.3 06/25/2015 $99.12 203.1 20.7 11.8 8.9 06/25/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Finance Investment Management 1.28 17817 Large: $10B to $100B 87 67 64 2.9 20+ Years 49.0 41 248 40 12/13/2016 12/29/2016 4 12 12 15 2.2 0.5 Quarterly 16.8 1.2 3.9 10.1 3.7 07/29/2015 $77.56 204.0 -0.7 11.3 -11.9 07/29/2015 Free Trial


 

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