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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 0.73 122375 Mega: > $100B 89 52 56 2.5 20+ Years 65.0 65 74 73 06/01/2017 06/19/2017 5 5 7 14 3.8 0.9 Quarterly 26.5 3.3 6.0 18.4 -55.7 07/07/2015 $96.68 200.5 63.7 20.6 43.1 07/07/2015
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. Utilities Diversified Communications Services 0.47 185985 Mega: > $100B 84 13 84 5.1 10+ Years 77.0 50 5,892 40 04/06/2017 05/01/2017 3 3 3 5 2.3 0.6 Quarterly 15.2 0.1 2.4 11.3 7.7 06/30/2015 $46.61 198.4 6.5 21.8 -15.3 06/30/2015
PG Procter & Gamble Company (The) Consumer Staples Soap & Cleaning Preparations 0.63 224081 Mega: > $100B 99 42 68 3.2 20+ Years 49.0 67 71 57 04/19/2017 05/15/2017 2 4 5 8 2.8 0.7 Quarterly 16.0 4.3 3.7 17.8 4.2 07/01/2015 $79.72 200.0 16.8 20.9 -4.1 07/01/2015
Free Trial Free Trial Consumer Staples Tobacco 0.62 146279 Mega: > $100B 98 51 70 3.3 20+ Years 80.0 80 131 86 06/13/2017 07/10/2017 8 8 8 -3 2.4 0.6 Quarterly 10.1 2.5 6.0 17.2 11.3 07/15/2015 $51.23 203.0 55.0 19.1 35.9 07/15/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Energy Integrated Oil 0.89 343282 Mega: > $100B 57 28 75 3.8 20+ Years 126.0 35 115 99 05/10/2017 06/09/2017 3 7 10 9 3.1 0.8 Quarterly 34.0 3.2 1.5 30.3 2.0 07/31/2015 $79.29 202.9 10.6 19.1 -8.5 07/31/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Utilities Electric Power 0.05 25253 Large: $10B to $100B 96 8 70 3.4 20+ Years 78.0 62 -414 201 05/15/2017 06/15/2017 3 3 2 2 2.8 0.7 Quarterly 18.9 3.2 14.5 1.6 07/02/2015 $59.14 199.8 49.6 21.0 28.6 07/02/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Business Services Waste Removal Services 0.74 31834 Large: $10B to $100B 99 64 53 2.4 10+ Years 60.0 75 46 58 06/07/2017 06/23/2017 6 4 4 6 1.7 0.4 Quarterly 26.2 5.0 2.9 17.4 5.9 07/13/2015 $47.93 202.2 57.1 19.6 37.5 07/13/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Consumer Staples Soft Drinks 0.57 170568 Mega: > $100B 97 65 60 2.7 20+ Years 65.0 57 62 51 05/31/2017 06/30/2017 7 10 8 10 3.2 0.8 Quarterly 25.5 4.1 2.9 18.3 15.0 07/10/2015 $95.55 200.0 29.8 20.9 8.9 07/10/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Medical Pharma 0.79 341955 Mega: > $100B 98 73 59 2.7 20+ Years 54.0 53 51 47 05/25/2017 06/13/2017 7 7 7 8 3.4 0.8 Quarterly 21.3 5.0 4.5 16.1 4.9 06/25/2015 $99.12 202.3 35.4 19.5 15.9 06/25/2015 Free Trial
Free Trial Free Trial Finance Investment Management 1.27 17056 Large: $10B to $100B 94 77 69 3.3 20+ Years 43.0 43 436 73 06/13/2017 06/29/2017 4 12 12 15 2.3 0.6 Quarterly 13.6 0.7 3.6 8.4 3.4 07/29/2015 $77.56 203.1 -5.3 19.0 -24.3 07/29/2015 Free Trial


 

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