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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  • Digital-Realty-DLR-Dividend

Digital Realty Trust (DLR) is a fast-growing real estate investment trust (REIT) that has raised its dividend every year since going public in 2004.   [...]

Ideas - Safe Dividend Stocks

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 47,637 Large: $10B to $100B 96 82 48 2.13 20+ Years 58 58 53 53 09/07/2017 2017-10-01 8 6 8 11 2.3 0.6 Quarterly 27.8 3.9 3.8 20.1 11.99 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 18 20
AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. Utilities Electric Power 0.29 35,703 Large: $10B to $100B 70 6 70 3.25 5+ Years 203 64 75 213 08/08/2017 2017-09-08 6 5 4 4 2.4 0.6 Quarterly 62.6 4.4 3.6 43.9 2.00 65.0 7.4 3.7 -2.2 3 9.2 1.8 4.5 -8 2 -25 -21 0.5 0.5 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 1.2 High Debt: 1.0 to 2.0 16.2 High Risk: > 5.0 1.5 Very High Risk: < 2x 13 17
AIZ Assurant, Inc. Finance Multi Line Insurance 0.8 5,053 Mid: $2B to $10B 85 32 51 2.26 10+ Years 27 16 34 25 08/24/2017 2017-09-19 48 19 24 18 2.1 0.5 Quarterly 12.1 6.6 0.8 7.4 1.20 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 18 27
ALE Allete, Inc. Utilities Electric Power 0.47 3,952 Mid: $2B to $10B 84 32 62 2.76 5+ Years 63 69 109 -28 08/11/2017 2017-09-01 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 29 18
ATO Atmos Energy Corporation Utilities Gas Distribution 0.4 9,111 Mid: $2B to $10B 91 51 47 2.10 20+ Years 48 51 -94 -105 08/17/2017 2017-09-05 8 6 5 3 1.8 0.5 Quarterly 23.1 3.3 16.6 2.34 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 20 26
Free Trial Avista Corporation Utilities Electric Power 0.45 3,306 Mid: $2B to $10B 70 8 62 2.79 10+ Years 67 65 317 -121 08/29/2017 2017-09-15 4 4 4 9 1.4 0.4 Quarterly 24.4 0.9 3.5 17.6 1.96 100.0 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 28 15
Free Trial AVX Corporation Technology Miscellaneous Electronic Components 0.81 2,917 Mid: $2B to $10B 66 52 57 2.54 5+ Years 58 47 57 39 08/14/2017 2017-09-01 1 8 12 11 0.4 0.1 Quarterly 22.8 4.4 1.3 10.4 1.29 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 27 12
Free Trial American Water Works Utilities Water Supply 0.25 14,505 Large: $10B to $100B 71 37 45 2.04 5+ Years 60 51 -261 -101 08/07/2017 2017-09-01 10 20 10 1.7 0.4 Quarterly 30.8 6.2 18.8 2.69 100.0 32.7 14.2 -3.3 8 8.8 4.3 4.2 2 4 -5 8 0.3 0.5 High Debt: 0.5 to 0.7 1.4 High Debt: 1.0 to 2.0 5.7 High Risk: > 5.0 3.3 High Risk: 2x to 4x 10 22
Free Trial Axis Capital Holdings Limited Finance Property & Casualty Insurance 0.61 4,938 Mid: $2B to $10B 86 70 58 2.56 10+ Years 33 18 28 14 06/28/2017 2017-07-17 17 12 9 9 1.5 0.4 Quarterly 13.3 8.8 1.2 9.8 0.84 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 17 19
Free Trial Black Hills Corporation Utilities Electric Power 0.8 3,715 Mid: $2B to $10B 90 15 58 2.56 20+ Years 74 58 -220 -84 08/16/2017 2017-09-01 4 3 3 2 1.8 0.5 Quarterly 29.2 4.0 20.8 2.08 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 22 20


 

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