The next company is 3M Co (NYSE:MMM), which I recently reviewed.
3M Co (NYSE:MMM) is the twelfth largest holding in Mr. Eveillard’s portfolio, comprising 2% of his total holdings, at 5.7 million shares, worth $627 million at today’s price of $110 per share.
3M Co (NYSE:MMM) scores a 15 on my ratings system.
The last company on Mr. Eveillard’s list is Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF). The company is currently trading at approximately $50 and yields 3.30%. It has raised dividends every year for 54 years, its five-year DGR is 2.30%, and it has returned 41% over the past twelve months.
Other metrics include analysts’ five-year annual growth estimate (2.50%), the company’s PE (16.60), and its dividend-payout ratio (54%).
Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) is the twentieth largest holding in Mr. Eveillard’s portfolio, comprising 1.5% of his total holdings. He owns 9.6 million shares, worth $480 million at today’s price.
Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) scores a 14 on my ratings system; while its dividend-paying history and share-price appreciation are terrific, its DGR and EGR are both far too low for my taste.
I’ve included a chart so that you can see how each of these five companies score on my ratings system.
I like Mr. Eveillard’s dividend companies very much, but I think my ten are better.
The article The Top 5 Dividend Companies of Jean-Marie Eveillard originally appeared on Fool.com and is written by Karin Hernandez.
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