S&P 500 Stocks with High Payout Ratios and Below Average P/E Ratios
Company
(Exchange: Ticker)
Payout Ratio Dividend
Yield
(%)
P/E
Ratio
(X)
Historical
Growth Rate
Expected
EPS
Growth
Rate
(%)
Relative
Strength
Index
(S&P 500 = 0)
(%)
Description
Trailing
12 Mo
(%)
7 Yr
Avg
(%)
Dividend
(5 Yr)
(%)
EPS
(% Yr)
(%)
Pfizer Inc. (N: PFE) 108.2 61.4 6.3 18.3 17.4 (4.3) 4.4 (20) pharmaceuticals
Progress Energy, Inc. (N: PGN) 106.5 89.8 5.8 15.6 2.2 1.3 5.9 (12) electric utility holding co
Verizon Communications (N: VZ) 87.9 nmf 4.8 19.0 1.6 2.6 8.7 2 wireless communications
Regions Financial Corp. (N: RF) 83.1 55.9 7.0 12.1 9.2 (2.3) 6.7 (35) financial holding co
Paychex, Inc. (M: PAYX) 73.5 54.6 3.3 24.5 13.5 13.1 14.6 7 payroll & HR servs
Bank of America Corp. (N: BAC) 71.6 48.9 6.6 11.7 14.5 2.3 8.9 (20) bank holding co
Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (N: BMY) 63.5 89.2 5.6 22.3 0.5 (1.4) 11.8 (18) pharmaceuticals
Eli Lilly & Co. (N: LLY) 62.7 64.5 3.6 19.2 6.0 1.6 7.7 (8) pharmaceuticals
Fifth Third Bancorp (M: FITB) 61.6 54.1 8.4 9.9 11.6 (5.1) 7.0 (45) bank & financial servs
Pepco Holdings, Inc. (N: POM) 60.1 79.7 4.2 14.9 0.8 1.3 11.0 (9) electricity & natural gas
Dow Chemical Company (N: DOW) 54.3 nmf 4.2 13.4 4.1 54.5 11.6 (6) chemical & plastic prods
Abbott Laboratories (N: ABT) 54.0 64.9 2.8 20.6 6.7 7.4 12.1 (6) healthcare prods
Kimberly-Clark Corp. (N: KMB) 51.5 46.3 3.7 15.4 12.1 5.5 7.6 (6) health & hygiene prods
Carnival Corporation (N: CCL) 50.5 30.2 3.8 14.6 26.9 11.8 14.5 (3) vacation cruise lines
Genuine Parts Company (N: GPC) 49.2 54.3 3.7 14.1 4.7 7.3 9.3 (9) auto & indus parts
Linear Technology Corp. (M: LLTC) 49.0 28.4 2.5 20.8 31.2 18.3 16.4 (6) integrated circuits
Bemis Company, Inc. (N: BMS) 47.7 41.3 3.2 16.0 10.1 2.5 6.4 (14) flexible packaging prods
E.I. du Pont de Nemours (N: DD) 46.9 nmf 3.2 16.2 1.7 12.0 7.9 13 chemical & other prods
Mattel, Inc. (N: MAT) 46.9 31.6 3.4 13.8 71.9 8.4 9.8 (18) branded toy prods
SYSCO Corporation (N: SYY) 45.9 37.5 3.1 16.7 18.3 9.6 13.1 (10) food distributor
PPG Industries, Inc. (N: PPG) 45.8 nmf 3.1 15.2 3.7 73.3 12.1 (7) protect & decor coatings
Automatic Data Processing (N: ADP) 45.2 31.1 2.6 22.2 14.4 0.9 14.2 4 business outsourcing
Clorox Company, The (N: CLX) 44.9 42.7 2.9 16.7 9.3 16.2 11.1 (11) consumer prods
McCormick & Company (N: MKC) 44.3 38.4 2.3 21.1 13.8 7.2 9.4 6 spices & specialty food
Anheuser-Busch (N: BUD) 44.2 38.9 2.8 17.2 10.8 4.9 8.2 (3) brewery holding co
M&T Bank Corporation (N: MTB) 43.1 28.0 3.1 14.6 19.9 4.5 8.2 (15) bank holding co
Zions Bancorporation (M: ZION) 42.4 28.7 3.7 11.6 16.0 5.1 8.3 (43) financial holding co
General Mills, Inc. (N: GIS) 41.8 47.8 2.6 17.6 5.5 18.7 8.7 12 packaged consumer food
Johnson & Johnson (N: JNJ) 41.2 39.0 2.5 16.6 15.2 10.9 8.1 8 healthcare prods
PepsiCo, Inc. (N: PEP) 41.0 37.1 2.1 20.6 19.0 15.3 10.9 13 beverages & snacks
Exchange Key: M=NASDAQ; N=New York Stock Exchange.
Source: AAII's
Stock Investor Pro, Reuters Research, Inc., and I/B/E/S. Data as of 4/18/2008.