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And now . . The TOP STOCK PER SECTOR for JULY 2020[ DivSys Score 5y/10y ]
Of the 11 sectors, we found qualified candidates in all but the Energy sector. Yes, Oil is dying (but new technology is rising to replace burning stuff). So here are the top 10 qualified dividend paying stocks that have passed our strict qualification criteria, out of this month’s universe of 745 dividend stocks with five years or more of increasing dividends.
Sector Averages | Yield: 1.1 | Reliability: 1 | DivSys5 Score: 94.1
» (VMC) Vulcan Materials Co ~ Building Materials [ 94.1 | 19.5 ] +
Sector Averages | Yield: .5 | Reliability: 3.5 | DivSys5 Score: 20.4
» (ATVI) Activision Blizzard Inc ~ Interactive Media [ 20.4 | 13.1 ]
Sector Averages | Yield: 3.2 | Reliability: 2.5 | DivSys5 Score: 31.7
» (PKG) Packaging Corp of America ~ Packaging & Containers [ 31.7 | 49.4 ]
Sector Averages | Yield: .9 | Reliability: 5 | DivSys5 Score: 30.3
» (COST) Costco Wholesale Corp ~ Retail – Defensive [ 30.3 | 22.9 ] + ♥
Sector Averages | Yield: .4 | Reliability: 4 | DivSys5 Score: 47.1
» (MKTX) MarketAxess Holdings Inc ~ Capital Markets [ 47.1 | 48.4 ]
Sector Averages | Yield: 1.5 | Reliability: 5 | DivSys5 Score: 44.1
» (UNH) UnitedHealth Group Inc ~ Healthcare Plans [ 44.1 | 59 ]
Sector Averages | Yield: .7 | Reliability: 5 | DivSys5 Score: 46
» (LSTR) Landstar System Inc ~ Transportation [ 46 | 12 ]
Sector Averages | Yield: 3 | Reliability: 4.5 | DivSys5 Score: 12.6
» (DLR) Digital Realty Trust Inc ~ REITs [ 12.6 | 9.1 ] +
Sector Averages | Yield: 1.1 | Reliability: 5 | DivSys5 Score: 24.1
» (ACN) Accenture PLC ~ Software [ 24.1 | 25.5 ]
Sector Averages | Yield: 3 | Reliability: 2.5 | DivSys5 Score: 22.6
» (IDA) Idacorp Inc ~ Utilities – Regulated [ 22.6 | 9 ] +
Please Note: This information is not an offer to buy stocks, but just a list that has been narrowed down as starting point for your further research. We always recommend further due diligence before making your decision to invest or not.
‘+’ indicates upward direction of DivSys™ score for stocks with positive 10 year dividend growth rates, basically giving us enough years of performance to mathematically determine if they are doing better or doing worse over time.
‘♥’ indicates an all-time, reliable favorite well-suited for most portfolios.