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5 Big Dividend Payers With Rising Share Prices

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Chevron (CVX - Get Report)

Background: Chevron is the fifth-largest integrated energy company in the world. The company was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in San Ramon, Calif. Chevron trades an average of 6.3 million shares per day with a marketcap of $224 billion.

52-Week Range: $86.68 to $113.64

Book Value: $66.25

Price to Book: 1.71

Yield: 3.17%

The trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 8.5, the estimated fiscal year estimate price-to-earnings ratio is 9, based on earnings of $12.69 per share this year.

The company currently pays a rich $3.60 per share in yearly dividends for a yield of 3.17%. Over the last five years, the dividend has increased by an incredible average of 9.0% per year. If you bought shares five years ago, your yield after adjusting for reductions in cost basis from dividends would be well over 10%.

No short interest to speak of. The only ones feeling like the well went dry are the short sellers. The short interest is 1.1%.

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