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8 SP500 Dividend Stocks With Encouraging DuPont Trends

Do you prefer stocks that pay reliable dividend income? For ideas on how to start your own dividend stock search, we ran a screen.

We began by screening the S&P 500 for stocks paying dividend yields above 1%.

Then to analyze these companies’ profitability, we ran DuPont analysis on the names. DuPont analyzes profitability by breaking up return on equity (net income/equity) into three components:

Return on Equity (ROE)  = (Net Profit/Equity) = (Net profit/Sales)*(Sales/Assets)*(Assets/Equity) = (Net Profit margin)*(Asset turnover)*(Leverage ratio)

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Because increases in net margin and asset turnover are considered good things, DuPont focuses on companies with these positive characteristics: Increasing ROE along with,

  • Decreasing leverage, (i.e. decreasing Asset/Equity ratio)
  • Improving asset use efficiency (i.e. increasing Sales/Assets ratio) and improving net profit margin (i.e. increasing Net Income/Sales ratio)

Interactive Chart: Compare changes in dividend yield over the past two years:

 

Do you think these stocks pay reliable dividends? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

Analyze These Ideas: Access a performance overview for all stocks in the list

 

1. Avalonbay Communities Inc. (AVB): Engages in the development, redevelopment, acquisition, ownership, and operation of multifamily communities in the United States. Market cap at $14.93B, most recent closing price at $133.07.

MRQ net profit margin at 31.94% vs. 18.39% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.03 vs. 0.029 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.901 vs. 2.046 y/y.

2. CBS Corporation (CBS): Operates as a mass media company in the United States and internationally. Market cap at $22.77B, most recent closing price at $35.84.

MRQ net profit margin at 11.44% vs. 10.04% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.13 vs. 0.129 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 2.565 vs. 2.638 y/y.

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