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 0.87 49,019 Large: $10B to $100B 97 82 53 2.28 20+ Years 59 58 54 53 12/07/2017 2018-01-01 8 6 8 11 2.5 0.6 Quarterly 28.7 3.8 3.9 20.7 12.37 41.3 18.8 14.0 15.2 43 28.6 29.0 23.0 6 3 -3 6 1.1 0.3 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 0.5 Average Debt: 0.5 to 1.0 -0.3 Net Cash 29.1 Very Low Risk: > 15x 37 20
AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. Utilities Electric Power 0.28 37,600 Large: $10B to $100B 70 10 70 3.24 5+ Years 62 64 105 213 11/09/2017 2017-12-08 6 5 4 4 2.5 0.6 Quarterly 20.0 2.9 3.8 17.3 2.08 65.0 7.4 3.7 -2.2 3 9.2 1.8 4.5 -12 2 171 -21 0.6 0.5 High Debt: 0.5 to 0.7 1.2 High Debt: 1.0 to 2.0 6.2 High Risk: > 5.0 3.9 High Risk: 2x to 4x 22 17
AIZ Assurant, Inc. Finance Multi Line Insurance 0.79 5,305 Mid: $2B to $10B 85 31 53 2.27 10+ Years 27 16 34 25 11/24/2017 2017-12-18 48 19 24 18 2.2 0.6 Quarterly 12.7 6.2 0.8 7.7 1.26 0.0 11.3 7.5 0.7 13 9.3 11.0 7.5 -11 -2 -20 11 0.0 0.2 Low Debt: 0.1 to 0.3 0.3 Low Debt: 0.2 to 0.5 0.4 Low Risk: < 1.0 Very Low Risk: > 15x 30 27
ALE Allete, Inc. Utilities Electric Power 0.48 3,953 Mid: $2B to $10B 84 31 63 2.76 5+ Years 63 69 109 -28 11/14/2017 2017-12-01 3 3 3 4 2.1 0.5 Quarterly 22.8 2.5 3.8 22.3 1.96 64.4 16.7 11.6 5.0 8 7.8 4.8 4.4 12 8 44 3 1.1 0.4 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 0.8 Average Debt: 0.5 to 1.0 5.9 High Risk: > 5.0 3.5 High Risk: 2x to 4x 36 18
ALGT Allegiant Travel Company Transportation Airlines 0.02 2,212 Mid: $2B to $10B 76 62 46 2.04 < 5 Years 30 72 11/21/2017 2017-12-05 -13 2 2.8 0.7 Quarterly 14.8 2.8 1.8 9.7 4.67 42.4 27.2 16.1 10.8 46 29.4 18.4 15.5 5 12 -49 39 1.1 0.6 High Debt: 0.5 to 0.7 2.1 Very High Debt: > 2.0 1.5 Average Risk: 1.0 to 2.0 7.8 Average Risk: 4x to 8x 3 20
Free Trial Atmos Energy Corporation Utilities Gas Distribution 0.38 9,456 Mid: $2B to $10B 91 52 50 2.18 20+ Years 48 51 -94 -105 11/24/2017 2017-12-11 8 6 5 3 1.9 0.5 Quarterly 24.0 3.4 17.0 2.42 52.1 19.9 10.4 -8.7 10 9.4 6.2 5.2 15 -5 -3 8 0.7 0.4 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 0.9 Average Debt: 0.5 to 1.0 4.1 Above Average Risk: 2.0 to 5.0 6.2 Average Risk: 4x to 8x 24 26
Free Trial Avista Corporation Utilities Electric Power 0.45 3,339 Mid: $2B to $10B 70 8 63 2.76 10+ Years 67 65 317 -121 08/29/2017 2017-09-15 4 4 4 9 1.4 0.4 Quarterly 24.7 0.9 3.6 17.7 1.98 100.0 20.1 9.5 -3.4 8 7.9 4.1 3.9 -1 -2 -21 5 0.5 0.5 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 1.1 High Debt: 1.0 to 2.0 6.3 High Risk: > 5.0 3.3 High Risk: 2x to 4x 35 15
Free Trial AVX Corporation Technology Miscellaneous Electronic Components 0.84 3,057 Mid: $2B to $10B 64 52 58 2.53 5+ Years 58 47 57 39 11/01/2017 2017-11-16 1 8 12 11 0.5 0.1 Quarterly 23.9 4.2 1.5 11.2 1.36 21.7 12.5 9.6 10.7 5 5.7 5.7 5.7 5 -3 6 -4 8.5 0.0 No Debt 0.0 No Debt -6.6 Net Cash Very Low Risk: > 15x 39 12
Free Trial Axis Capital Holdings Limited Finance Property & Casualty Insurance 0.59 4,266 Mid: $2B to $10B 86 70 66 2.96 10+ Years 34 18 29 14 10/05/2017 2017-10-16 17 12 9 9 1.5 0.4 Quarterly 11.5 10.2 1.0 8.5 0.72 0.0 11.3 11.6 9.5 9 12.3 7.1 9.4 4 1 -22 136 0.0 0.1 Low Debt: 0.1 to 0.3 0.2 Very Low Debt: < 0.2 -0.0 Net Cash 9.8 Low Risk: 8x to 15x -2 19
Free Trial Black Hills Corporation Utilities Electric Power 0.79 3,136 Mid: $2B to $10B 90 15 70 3.24 20+ Years 74 58 -220 -84 11/16/2017 2017-12-01 4 3 3 2 1.9 0.5 Quarterly 24.6 3.7 19.1 1.75 68.3 14.2 4.6 -9.8 4 8.9 1.7 4.4 7 4 3,900 2 0.8 0.6 High Debt: 0.5 to 0.7 1.8 High Debt: 1.0 to 2.0 9.6 High Risk: > 5.0 2.4 High Risk: 2x to 4x 11 20


 

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