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Hedge Your Bet With These Dividend Payers

Jonathon Baker

Weichai Power is one of companies that can help grow your investment income by paying large dividends. These stocks are a safe bet to increase your portfolio value as they provide both steady income and cushion against market risks. Dividends play a key role in compounding returns over time and can form a large part of our portfolio return. Here are other similar dividend stocks that could be valuable additions to your current holdings.

Weichai Power Co., Ltd. (SEHK:2338)

Weichai Power Co., Ltd. designs, develops, produces, sells, and repairs diesel engines and related parts, automobiles, and other automobile components in the People’s Republic of China and internationally. Established in 1953, and now led by CEO Xuguang Tan, the company now has 69,763 employees and has a market cap of HKD HK$85.96B, putting it in the large-cap category.

2338 has a decent dividend yield of 3.95% and the company has a payout ratio of 39.31% , with analysts expecting the payout ratio in three years to be 48.65%. 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. Weichai Power’s performance over the last 12 months beat the hk machinery industry, with the company reporting 188.05% EPS growth compared to its industry’s figure of 22.75%. Interested in Weichai Power? Find out more here.

SEHK:2338 Historical Dividend Yield Jan 20th 18

Hang Lung Properties Limited (SEHK:101)

Hang Lung Properties Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the property investment, development, and management activities in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Formed in 1949, and headed by CEO Nan Lok Chen, the company provides employment to 4,584 people and with the market cap of HKD HK$92.65B, it falls under the large-cap stocks category.

101 has a solid dividend yield of 3.64% and is currently distributing 47.58% of profits to shareholders , with an expected payout of 72.17% in three years. Despite there being some hiccups, dividends per share have increased during the past 10 years. Hang Lung Properties’s earnings per share growth of 36.71% outpaced the hk real estate industry’s 27.60% average growth rate over the last year. Interested in Hang Lung Properties? Find out more here.

SEHK:101 Historical Dividend Yield Jan 20th 18

Wharf (Holdings) Limited (SEHK:4)

Founded in 1886, The Wharf (Holdings) Limited (Stock code: 4) is a premier company with HK$439.8 billion of total assets. Established in 1886, and currently run by Tin Hoi Ng, the company currently employs 13,300 people and with the stock’s market cap sitting at HKD HK$92.68B, it comes under the large-cap stocks category.

4 has an appealing dividend yield of 7.05% and the company currently pays out 28.94% of its profits as dividends , and analysts are expecting a 29.17% payout ratio in the next three years. 4 has increased its dividend from $0.8 to $2.15 over the past 10 years. Much to the delight of shareholders, the company has not missed a payment during this time. The company outperformed the hk real estate industry’s earnings growth of 27.60%, reporting an EPS growth of 46.64% over the past 12 months. Dig deeper into Wharf (Holdings) here.

SEHK:4 Historical Dividend Yield Jan 20th 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.