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February Dividend Favorites – Anglo Pacific Group And More

Blake Harford

Dividend stocks such as Anglo Pacific Group and S&U can help diversify the constant stream of cash flows from your portfolio. Dividends play an important role in compounding returns in the long run and end up forming a sizeable part of investment returns. Today I will share with you my best paying dividend shares you should be considering for your portfolio.

Anglo Pacific Group plc (LSE:APF)

Anglo Pacific Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, engages in securing natural resources royalties by acquisition and through investment in mining and exploration interests in coking and thermal coal, iron ore, gold, uranium, copper, silver, vanadium, anthracite, and chromite. Started in 1967, and currently run by Julian Treger, the company employs 11 people and with the stock’s market cap sitting at GBP £260.07M, it comes under the small-cap stocks category.

APF has an appealing dividend yield of 4.86% and is currently distributing 35.16% of profits to shareholders , with analysts expecting this ratio in three years to be 55.82%. While there’s been some fluctuation in the yield over the last 10 years, the dividends per share have increased in this time. It should comfort potential investors that the company isn’t expensive when we look at its PE ratio compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry. Anglo Pacific Group’s PE ratio is 8.4 while its industry average is 14.5. Continue research on Anglo Pacific Group here.

LSE:APF Historical Dividend Yield Feb 13th 18

S&U plc (LSE:SUS)

S&U plc provides consumer credit and motor finance services in the United Kingdom. Established in 1938, and run by CEO Anthony Coombs, the company now has 100 employees and has a market cap of GBP £264.38M, putting it in the small-cap stocks category.

SUS has an appealing dividend yield of 4.49% and their payout ratio stands at 50.66% . In the case of SUS, they have increased their dividend per share from £0.32 to £0.99 so in the past 10 years. They have been reliable as well, ensuring that shareholders haven’t missed a payment during this 10 year period. Interested in S&U? Find out more here.

LSE:SUS Historical Dividend Yield Feb 13th 18

Telford Homes Plc (AIM:TEF)

Telford Homes Plc engages in the housebuilding and property development businesses in the United Kingdom. Established in 2000, and run by CEO Jonathan Di-Stefano, the company now has 238 employees and has a market cap of GBP £293.95M, putting it in the small-cap stocks category.

TEF has a wholesome dividend yield of 3.99% and the company currently pays out 45.44% of its profits as dividends . Dividends per share have increased during the past 10 years, but there have been a couple hiccups. However, they have historically always picked up again. The company’s future earnings growth looks promising, with analysts expecting earnings growth over the next three years to reach 59.16%. Continue research on Telford Homes here.

AIM:TEF Historical Dividend Yield Feb 13th 18

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To help readers see pass the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price sensitive company announcements.

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