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These High-Quality European Dividend Payers Could Benefit From A Rising Dollar

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When I read all these articles about investing strategies and look at the moves from big gurus, I see Europe as a dominant investing target.

As you might know, the ECB plans to embark on a bond-buying stimulus program totaling upwards of $1 trillion that will run through September 2016.

Improving growth prospects and upcoming stimulus efforts should investors consider European stocks; more specifically, we want to focus on high-quality, dividend-paying stocks that conservative investors may want to gain exposure to in an effort to geographically diversify their portfolios.

Buying abroad make sense in some way. I’ve published some interesting articles around this topic in the past.

Below are five fundamentally-sound European dividend stocks that can help beef up your portfolio’s overall yield:

Unilever — Yield: 3.49%

Unilever (NYSE:UL) employs 174,381 people, generates revenue of $51,812.07 million and has a net income of $5,899.40 million. The current market capitalization stands at $127.60 billion.

Unilever’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $9,041.12 million. The EBITDA margin is 17.45% (the operating margin is 16.48% and the net profit margin 11.39%).

Financials: The total debt represents 26.49% of Unilever assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 93.19%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 36.94% was realized by Unilever.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.94. Last fiscal year, Unilever paid $1.22 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 21.66, the P/S ratio is 2.45 and the P/B ratio is finally 8.21. The dividend yield amounts to 3.49%. – Read more here…These High-Quality European Dividend Payers Could Benefit From A Rising Dollar…

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