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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 0.7 127169 Mega: > $100B 89 45 53 2.4 20+ Years 62.0 65 77 73 08/30/2017 09/18/2017 5 5 7 14 3.8 0.9 Quarterly 25.7 3.1 6.3 18.2 -63.6 07/07/2015 $96.68 199.5 73.5 25.4 48.1 07/07/2015
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. Utilities Diversified Communications Services 0.57 192752 Mega: > $100B 84 20 84 5.0 10+ Years 59.0 50 323 40 10/06/2017 11/01/2017 3 3 3 5 2.4 0.6 Quarterly 12.2 1.5 2.5 10.2 7.2 06/30/2015 $46.61 197.4 12.5 26.7 -14.2 06/30/2015
PG Procter & Gamble Company (The) Consumer Staples Soap & Cleaning Preparations 0.68 238554 Mega: > $100B 100 44 65 3.0 20+ Years 49.0 59 75 59 07/19/2017 08/15/2017 2 4 5 8 2.8 0.7 Quarterly 16.7 3.9 3.9 18.3 4.3 07/01/2015 $79.72 199.0 26.2 25.7 0.5 07/01/2015
Free Trial Free Trial Consumer Staples Tobacco 0.63 119930 Mega: > $100B 98 46 80 4.2 20+ Years 80.0 80 106 86 09/14/2017 10/10/2017 8 8 8 -3 2.6 0.7 Quarterly 8.3 3.7 5.1 14.4 9.7 07/15/2015 $51.23 202.0 31.2 23.9 7.4 07/15/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Energy Integrated Oil 0.81 337994 Mega: > $100B 70 27 76 3.9 20+ Years 110.0 35 88 99 08/10/2017 09/11/2017 3 7 10 9 3.1 0.8 Quarterly 28.8 4.3 1.5 24.7 1.8 07/31/2015 $79.29 201.9 10.2 23.9 -13.7 07/31/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Utilities Electric Power 0.09 25951 Large: $10B to $100B 90 7 71 3.3 20+ Years 66.0 62 -421 200 08/14/2017 09/15/2017 3 3 2 2 2.8 0.7 Quarterly 20.2 3.4 15.5 1.6 07/02/2015 $59.14 198.8 53.9 25.8 28.1 07/02/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Business Services Waste Removal Services 0.71 34239 Large: $10B to $100B 99 69 49 2.2 10+ Years 57.0 77 45 58 09/07/2017 09/22/2017 6 4 4 6 1.7 0.4 Quarterly 26.7 4.8 3.1 18.0 6.2 07/13/2015 $47.93 201.2 72.1 24.4 47.7 07/13/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Consumer Staples Soft Drinks 0.68 163150 Mega: > $100B 97 57 63 2.8 20+ Years 66.0 57 68 51 08/30/2017 09/29/2017 7 10 8 10 3.2 0.8 Quarterly 24.3 4.0 2.8 17.5 13.0 07/10/2015 $95.55 199.0 27.7 25.7 2.0 07/10/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Medical Pharma 0.78 355496 Mega: > $100B 96 69 57 2.5 20+ Years 55.0 53 50 47 08/25/2017 09/12/2017 7 7 7 8 3.4 0.8 Quarterly 22.4 5.0 5.1 17.5 4.9 06/25/2015 $99.12 201.3 42.2 24.3 17.9 06/25/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Finance Investment Management 1.24 20255 Large: $10B to $100B 95 78 61 2.7 20+ Years 38.0 43 321 73 09/13/2017 09/28/2017 4 12 12 15 2.3 0.6 Quarterly 14.5 0.8 4.2 9.1 3.9 07/29/2015 $77.56 202.1 16.2 23.8 -7.6 07/29/2015 Free Trial


 

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