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I am Tom Roberts. I am 36 years old and a normal guy. I am not rich, don’t drive a fancy car and I don’t have expensive tastes. I only have a passion for dividend stocks and my private wealth optimization. I don’t work for other people and don’t give any advice on buying or selling stocks. Since I started investing, I lost money, but I earned much more over a long period of time. Dividends protected my wealth and dividend growth lifted me up to new dimensions. As of today, my net worth is four-times higher after I gave up my permanent occupation. I do not search other jobs anymore; I live from dividend payments and have achieved my first goal of financial independence. My current annualized dividend income is in the five-figure region and my portfolio dividend yield is around three percent. I plan to double my investments every five to ten years. This represents a yearly return (dividends included) of 7-15 percent. Over the most recent 13 years, I realized such a return rate. Summarized, I would be happy to die with a balance in the double-digit millions, but this is a long and hard path

The Cheapest Dividend Growers From The MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats Index


I’ve recently looked at the S&P MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats Index in order to find new investment ideas.

These are my favorite stocks… 

Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) has a market capitalization of $5.63 billion. The company employs 4,231 people, generates revenue of $2,445.55 million and has a net income of $194.70 million.

Albemarle’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $430.98 million. The EBITDA margin is 17.62 percent (the operating margin is 11.09 percent and the net profit margin 7.96 percent).

Financials: The total debt represents 56.18 percent of Albemarle’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 215.83 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 13.58 percent was realized by Albemarle.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.57. Last fiscal year, Albemarle paid $0.82 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.36, the P/S ratio is 2.27 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.84. The dividend yield amounts to 2.23 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.68.

Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Albemarle (ALB)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Albemarle (ALB)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Albemarle (ALB)
 

Commerce Bancshares (NASDAQ:CBSH) has a market capitalization of $4.04 billion. The company employs 4,728 people, generates revenue of $648.29 million and has a net income of $262.78 million.

Albemarle’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $430.98 million. The EBITDA margin is 17.62 percent (the operating margin is 11.09 percent and the net profit margin 7.96 percent).

Financials: The total debt represents 8.20 percent of Commerce Bancshares’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 84.40 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 11.72 percent was realized by Commerce Bancshares.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.70. Last fiscal year, Commerce Bancshares paid $0.86 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.49, the P/S ratio is 3.74 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.83. The dividend yield amounts to 2.17 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.01.

Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Commerce Bancshares (CBSH)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Commerce Bancshares (CBSH)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Commerce Bancshares (CBSH)

Old Republic (NYSE:ORI) has a market capitalization of $3.84 billion. The company employs 7,900 people, generates revenue of $5,530.70 million and has a net income of $409.90 million.

Old Republic’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $635.20 million. The EBITDA margin is 11.48 percent (the operating margin is 11.48 percent and the net profit margin 7.41 percent).

Financials: The total debt represents 5.68 percent of Old Republic’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 24.59 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.64 percent was realized by Old Republic.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.43. Last fiscal year, Old Republic paid $0.73 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.33, the P/S ratio is 0.69 and the P/B ratio is finally 0.96. The dividend yield amounts to 5.01 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.98.

Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Old Republic (ORI)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Old Republic (ORI)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Old Republic (ORI)
8 Cheapest Stocks From The MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats Index (click to enlarge);
Source: long-term-investments.blogspot.com