On this list,
- I have 6 stocks with a dividend yield higher than the historical high dividend yield,
- I have 47 stocks with a dividend yield higher than the historical average dividend yield
- I have 57 stocks with a dividend yield higher than the historical median dividend yield and
- 57 stocks with a dividend yield higher than the 5 year average dividend yield.
- I have 7 stocks with a dividend yield higher than the historical high dividend yield,
- I have 40 stocks with a dividend yield higher than the historical average dividend yield
- I have 55 stocks with a dividend yield higher than the historical median dividend yield and
- 50 stocks with a dividend yield higher than the 5 year average dividend yield.
- I had 9 stocks with a dividend yield higher than the historical high dividend yield,
- I had 45 stocks with a dividend yield higher than the historical average dividend yield and
- 39 stocks with a dividend yield higher than the 5 year average dividend yield.
Andrew Peller Ltd (TSX-ADW.A)
Canadian Real Estate (TSX-REF.UN)
Jean Coutu Group Inc. (TSX-PJC.A)
Keg Royalties Income Fund (TSX-KEG.UN)
Medtronic Inc. (NYSE-MDT)
Molson Coors Canada (TSX-TPX.B)
Of the stock that I follow 1 stock has decreased their dividends since last month. Dividends decreased are denoted in red. The company with the decreased dividend is Canyon Services Group (TSX-FRC).
Also FirstService Corp (TSX-FSV) became Colliers International Group Inc. (TSX-CIG) and the company spun off a new FirstService Corp (TSX-FSV). The old First Service Corp had a dividend of $0.50 per share. It would appear that holders of Subordinate Voting Shares of FirstService Corp will receive for each share held, 1 Subordinate Voting Share of Colliers International Group Inc. (TSX-CIG) and 1 Subordinate Voting Share new FirstService Corp (TSX-FSV).
The above split of FirstService Corp (TSX-FSV) is effective 1 June 2015. On June 1, 2015, the stock price was $81.94. On June 1, 2015 the stock price for each company was $33.51 for a total of $67.02. Since then the stock price of Colliers International Group Inc. (TSX-CIG) has been raising. Currently CIG is worth $48.99 and FSV is worth $35.99 for a total of $84.98. The dividend for each company is $0.40 per share, which is an increase in dividends paid.
I am showing whether a stock is relatively cheap based on historical high dividend yields (P/Hi), historical average dividend yields (P/Ave), historical median dividend yields (P/Med) or on 5 year median dividend yields (P/5Yr). See these fields on the right side of the file. You can highlight a particular stock using your cursor to highlight the appropriate line.
There are always some stocks to buy because they are priced reasonably. There are always stocks to currently avoid because they are overpriced. Looking at dividend growth stocks that are selling at stock prices that give them a dividend yield above the historical median dividend yield are probably the best bet.
The stocks that are selling at prices that give them a dividend yield above the historical high yield could be good stocks to buy. However, these stocks may be selling so cheap because of current troubles, especially financial troubles and should be treated with caution. Do not forget that I have all the stocks I follow on this spreadsheet and some are much better investments than others.
You should always investigate a stock before you buy. Sometimes different stocks in certain sectors are just out of favour or the stock market is just in one of its declines. However, a stock may be relatively cheap because it has problems. That is why you should always investigate a stock before buying.
Looking at stock this way is equivalent to a stock filter. A main problem I know of is for the old income trusts. These companies have generally lowered their dividend yields forever and they will probably never get back to the old dividend yield highs they made as an income trust company. For these stocks, you might be better comparing the current dividend yield to the 5 year median dividend yield.
Also, on some stocks I have a lot more information years in my spreadsheets than for other stocks. So, finding a stock on the list as "cheap" is only the first step in finding a stock to buy. This is the same with any other sort of stock filters that you can use.
The last thing to remember is that I have entering figures into a spreadsheet. I could put them in incorrectly, I can transpose figures and I can misread figures. This is another great reason why you should check a stock out before investing. As this is just a filter, it works better on some stocks than on others.
See my entry on my methodology in establishing the historical dividend yield highs and lows for the stocks that I cover. I have an entry on my introduction to Dividend Growth. You might want to look at my original entry on Dividend Growth Stocks. I have also written about why I like Dividend Growth companies.
On my other blog I am today writing about Computer Modelling Group Ltd. (TSX-CMG, OTC-CMDXF) ... continue...
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