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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 0.68 124381 Mega: > $100B 89 47 56 2.4 20+ Years 66.0 65 75 73 06/01/2017 06/19/2017 5 5 7 14 3.8 0.9 Quarterly 27.2 3.2 6.1 18.7 -61.8 07/07/2015 $96.68 199.5 69.1 23.8 45.3 07/07/2015
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. Utilities Diversified Communications Services 0.56 176031 Mega: > $100B 84 6 86 5.3 10+ Years 77.0 50 5,892 40 07/06/2017 08/01/2017 3 3 3 5 2.3 0.6 Quarterly 14.5 0.1 2.3 11.0 7.1 06/30/2015 $46.61 197.4 3.5 25.1 -21.6 06/30/2015
PG Procter & Gamble Company (The) Consumer Staples Soap & Cleaning Preparations 0.65 228778 Mega: > $100B 99 36 69 3.1 20+ Years 49.0 59 71 57 07/19/2017 08/15/2017 2 4 5 8 2.8 0.7 Quarterly 16.2 4.3 3.8 18.1 4.1 07/01/2015 $79.72 199.0 19.2 24.1 -4.9 07/01/2015
Free Trial Free Trial Consumer Staples Tobacco 0.66 142073 Mega: > $100B 98 47 71 3.3 20+ Years 80.0 80 134 86 06/13/2017 07/10/2017 8 8 8 -3 2.4 0.6 Quarterly 10.0 2.5 5.9 16.7 11.6 07/15/2015 $51.23 202.0 54.4 22.3 32.1 07/15/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Energy Integrated Oil 0.85 342583 Mega: > $100B 65 24 76 3.8 20+ Years 126.0 35 115 99 05/10/2017 06/09/2017 3 7 10 9 3.1 0.8 Quarterly 33.7 3.2 1.5 28.6 1.9 07/31/2015 $79.29 201.9 9.7 22.3 -12.7 07/31/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Utilities Electric Power 0.09 24996 Large: $10B to $100B 95 11 72 3.4 20+ Years 63.0 62 -333 200 05/15/2017 06/15/2017 3 3 2 2 2.8 0.7 Quarterly 18.8 3.3 14.7 1.6 07/02/2015 $59.14 198.8 48.9 24.2 24.7 07/02/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Business Services Waste Removal Services 0.71 33239 Large: $10B to $100B 98 74 52 2.3 10+ Years 61.0 77 47 58 06/07/2017 06/23/2017 6 4 4 6 1.7 0.4 Quarterly 27.3 4.8 3.1 18.0 6.0 07/13/2015 $47.93 201.2 64.8 22.8 42.0 07/13/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Consumer Staples Soft Drinks 0.68 164533 Mega: > $100B 97 62 63 2.8 20+ Years 66.0 57 63 51 08/30/2017 09/29/2017 7 10 8 10 3.2 0.8 Quarterly 24.9 4.2 2.8 17.7 14.1 07/10/2015 $95.55 199.0 27.8 24.1 3.7 07/10/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Medical Pharma 0.81 370600 Mega: > $100B 98 69 57 2.5 20+ Years 54.0 53 51 47 08/25/2017 09/12/2017 7 7 7 8 3.4 0.8 Quarterly 22.7 4.7 5.0 16.9 5.2 06/25/2015 $99.12 201.3 44.3 22.7 21.5 06/25/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Finance Investment Management 1.26 19485 Large: $10B to $100B 93 73 63 2.8 20+ Years 43.0 43 442 73 06/13/2017 06/29/2017 4 12 12 15 2.3 0.6 Quarterly 15.8 0.6 4.1 9.7 3.9 07/29/2015 $77.56 202.1 10.7 22.2 -11.5 07/29/2015 Free Trial


 

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