Safe Dividend Shares

Dividend paying stocks are currently in high demand. This is due to the low yields available on alternative, low risk investments. The return of many fully franked, high yielding shares is almost twice the return on currently available term deposits.

But just how safe are these high yielding shares. A good start it to look at the history of annual dividend payments. A steady pattern of gradually increasing dividends without any large dividend falls or missed payments over a long period is ideally what we are looking for.

To be able to pay reliable dividends – year in, year out, companies must maintain or even increase profitability and maintain a reasonable, but not excessive payout ratio.



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Stock Company Sector Dividend
(cents)
Franking Yield Price
(cents)
Earnings
per Share
(cents)
Dividend
Cover
Star Rating
WAMWAM CapitalDiversified Financials 14.754,966.1%138.10%23815.411.04x
CUPCountplusCommercial & Professional Services 7100.0%16.13%628.051.15x
TGAThorn GrpRetailing 11.5100.0%13.92%11812.751.11x
CSVCSGSoftware & Services 50.0%11.11%455.91.18x
TLSTelstra CorpTelecommunication Services 31100.0%10.00%44344.971.45x
TWDTamawoodConsumer Durables & Apparel 26100.0%9.93%374361.38x
DDRDicker DataTechnology Hardware & Equipment 15.95100.0%9.42%24216.041.01x
PPGPro-Pac PackagingMaterials 2.5100.0%9.16%392.511.00x
CMWCromwell PropReal Estate 8.380.0%8.82%9516.381.95x
DWSDWSSoftware & Services 10100.0%8.82%16214.11.41x
FXLFlexiGroupDiversified Financials 11.1100.0%8.62%18414.41.30x
WAXWAM ResearchDiversified Financials 8.75100.0%8.47%147.512.91.47x
RFGRetail Food GrpConsumer Services 29.25100.0%8.10%51639.41.35x
BENBendigo&Adelaide BkBanks 68100.0%8.08%120385.51.26x
ANZANZ Banking GrpBanks 160100.0%8.02%2850202.81.27x
DTLData#3Software & Services 8.85100.0%7.76%1639.921.12x
KMDKathmandu HldgsRetailing 11.168464.1%7.69%18516.171.45x
MLDMACAMaterials 9100.0%7.61%16912.181.35x
WLLWellcom GrpCommercial & Professional Services 23100.0%7.55%43529.11.27x
CBACwlth Bank of AustBanks 421100.0%7.50%8023554.21.32x
SULSuper Retail GrpRetailing 43100.0%7.48%82146.71.09x
FSAFSA GrpDiversified Financials 7100.0%7.41%13512.021.72x
ASWAdvanced Share RegDiversified Financials 4.35100.0%7.40%844.611.06x
SIVSilver ChefCapital Goods 37.9100.0%7.33%73948.931.29x
TCOTransmetro CorpConsumer Services 5100.0%6.97%102.56.321.26x
CLTCellnet GrpTechnology Hardware & Equipment 1.25100.0%6.87%263.152.52x
AYFAust EnhancedNot Applic 3539.6%6.74%60748.631.39x
JBHJB Hi-FiRetailing 109100.0%6.69%2327160.031.47x
MMSMcMillan ShakesprCommercial & Professional Services 65100.0%6.67%1393100.891.55x
CQRCharter Hall Ret REITReal Estate 28.20.0%6.54%43162.862.23x
MNDMonadelphous GrpCapital Goods 56100.0%6.53%122661.91.11x
GOZGrowthpoint PropReal Estate 20.90.0%6.37%32834.41.65x
NVTNavitasConsumer Services 19.3100.0%6.35%43426.51.37x
APEAP EagersRetailing 35100.0%6.29%79555.41.58x
LYLLycopodiumCapital Goods 13100.0%6.23%29819.91.53x
ILCiShares S&P/ASX 20144.880.0%6.22%2331208.571.44x
CDACodanTechnology Hardware & Equipment 10100.0%5.98%23917.91.79x
IOZiShares S&P/ASX 200138.330.0%5.84%2367201.041.45x
BWPBWP TrReal Estate 17.1-1.4%5.84%29124.451.43x
OZFSPDR 200 Financials119.013.9%5.83%2077172.311.45x
EZLEurozDiversified Financials 4100.0%5.29%10811.582.90x
IHDiShares S&P High Div74.210.0%5.29%1403101.811.37x
SVWSeven GrpCapital Goods 40100.0%5.19%110247.161.18x
RWHRoyal WolfCommercial & Professional Services 5100.0%5.18%1387.41.48x
ABPAbacus Prop GrpReal Estate 17.250.0%5.04%34253.633.11x
QFNBetaShares Financials58.090.0%5.01%116084.711.46x
MNYMoney3Diversified Financials 5100.0%4.96%14415.573.11x
UOSUtd Overseas AustReal Estate 30.0%4.96%60.512.774.26x
CDPCarindale PropReal Estate 39.710.0%4.93%80590.812.29x
TGRTassal GrpFood15100.0%4.89%43834.342.29x
BKWBrickworksMaterials 49100.0%4.76%147070.61.44x
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