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Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (SAN), The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), HSBC Holdings plc (ADR) (HBC): Three High Beta Dividend Stocks Hedge Fund Managers Like To Consider

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Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:SAN)The financial sector still suffers under the aftermath effects of the Lehman crises and the current low interest environment. But some financial stocks are back to pay good dividends to shareholders.

In my today’s screen about high beta dividend financial stocks I needed to implement some additional criteria in order to limit the huge screen amounts. You can see the detailed limitations here:

– Market Capitalization over USD 10 billion
– Positive Dividend Yield
– Forward P/E below 15
– Beta Ratio over one
– 5-Year Future Earnings Growth Rate Over 15% yearly

Only nine stocks fulfilled these strong criteria. Seven of them have a current buy or better rating by brokerage firms and one High-Yield stocks is part of the results.

Here are the highest yielding results:

Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:SAN) has a market capitalization of $80.71 billion. The company employs 186,763 people, generates revenue of $78.750 billion and has a net income of $3.967 billion. Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:SAN)’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $21.931 billion. The EBITDA margin is 27.84 percent (the operating margin is 7.68 percent and the net profit margin 6.44 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 17.66 percent of Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:SAN)’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 300.33 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 2.93 percent was realized by Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:SAN). Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.56. Last fiscal year, Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:SAN) paid $0.78 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Forward P/E is 11.86 at expected 5-Year annual earnings growth of 31.20 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.48, the P/S ratio is 1.36 and the P/B ratio is finally 0.81. The dividend yield amounts to 10.44 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.81.

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) has a market capitalization of $12.96 billion. The company employs 1,780 people, generates revenue of $4.019 billion and has a net income of $829.88 million. The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2.084 billion. The EBITDA margin is 51.86 percent (the operating margin is 18.88 percent and the net profit margin 20.65 percent).

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