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Best Dividend Stocks This Month

Heidi Stubbs

Café de Coral Holdings is one of the companies that can help improve your portfolio income through large dividend payouts. Great dividend payers create a safe bet to increase investors’ portfolio value as payouts provide steady income and cushion against market risks. A sizeable part of portfolio returns can be produced by dividend stocks due to their contribution to compounding returns in the long run. If you’re a buy and hold investor, these healthy dividend stocks can generously contribute to your monthly portfolio income.

Café de Coral Holdings Limited (SEHK:341)

Café de Coral Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, operates quick service restaurants, and fast casual and casual dining chains in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Started in 1968, and now led by CEO Tak-Shing Lo, the company employs 19,435 people and with the stock’s market cap sitting at HKD HK$11.02B, it comes under the large-cap group.

341 has a large dividend yield of 4.26% and their payout ratio stands at 98.18% . 341’s DPS have risen to HK$0.81 from HK$0.45 over a 10 year period. The company has been a reliable payer too, not missing a payment during this time. Dig deeper into Café de Coral Holdings here.

SEHK:341 Historical Dividend Yield Apr 19th 18

Zhejiang Expressway Co., Ltd. (SEHK:576)

Zhejiang Expressway Co., Ltd., an investment holding company, invests in, develops, operates, maintains, and manages high grade roads in the People’s Republic of China. Established in 1997, and currently headed by CEO Jianhu Luo, the company currently employs 6,871 people and with the company’s market cap sitting at HKD HK$33.62B, it falls under the large-cap group.

576 has an alluring dividend yield of 5.79% and has a payout ratio of 48.83% , with analysts expecting the payout in three years to be 51.77%. 576’s dividends have seen an increase over the past 10 years, with payments increasing from CN¥0.34 to CN¥0.45 in that time. The company has been a dependable payer too, not missing a payment in this 10 year period. More on Zhejiang Expressway here.

SEHK:576 Historical Dividend Yield Apr 19th 18

Lee and Man Paper Manufacturing Limited (SEHK:2314)

Lee and Man Paper Manufacturing Limited, an investment holding company, manufactures and trades in packaging papers, pulps, and tissue papers in the People’s Republic of China and Vietnam. Formed in 1994, and now run by Man Bun Lee, the company employs 7,500 people and with the company’s market capitalisation at HKD HK$37.65B, we can put it in the large-cap group.

2314 has an appealing dividend yield of 4.74% and is distributing 33.19% of earnings as dividends , and analysts are expecting the payout ratio in three years to hit 34.32%. While there’s been some fluctuation in the yield over the last 10 years, the dividends per share have increased in this time. More on Lee and Man Paper Manufacturing here.

SEHK:2314 Historical Dividend Yield Apr 19th 18

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The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned.