Top Global Dividend Stocks

Top Global Dividend Stocks

UPDATED Aug 06, 2022

What are the best Global Dividend Stocks?

According to our Simply Wall St analysis these are the best Global dividend companies. We look for companies with high quality dividends and healthy balance sheets to find the top Dividend Stocks.

Our criteria to find Top Dividend Companies

High Yield

  • Companies with a high dividend yield are more attractive due to the higher expected income for each dollar invested.
  • Yields vary between markets, so we focus on the top dividend payers in each market.

What do we look for?

  • Is the yield in the top 25% of the market's dividend payers.

Consistent Dividends

  • Companies with a strong track record of paying a consistent and growing dividend are the most attractive.
  • If the dividend has been cut substantially in the past, then it's difficult to be confident about future payments.

What do we look for?

  • Has the dividend been stable over the last 10 years.
  • Has the dividend grown over the last 10 years.

Dividend Cover

  • Ideally the company doesn't pay out all of its earnings, neglecting future growth.
  • If a company is unable to afford its dividend, then it will probably lead to a dividend cut and share price erosion.

What do we look for?

  • Are dividends covered by earnings.
  • Are dividends forecast to be covered by earnings in the future.

Healthy Balance Sheet

  • Investors want to make sure the company is positioned to cover its debts. Repayments on debt typically take priority over shareholder return initiatives.

What do we look for?

  • Does the company have a manageable level of debt.
  • Is the company able to cover its interest repayments.

457 companies meet this criteria in the Global market

Press Kogyo Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of automotive and construction machinery parts in Japan and internationally.

Dividend Criteria

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • High Dividend: 7246's dividend (5.13%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.62%)

  • Notable Dividend

  • Future Dividend Coverage

  • Stable Dividend

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Rewards

  • Trading at 70.3% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 9.59% per year

  • Earnings grew by 39.1% over the past year

Risks

No risks detected for 7246 from our risks checks.

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Saint-Care Holding Corporation provides healthcare services in Japan.

Dividend Criteria

  • Stable Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend: 2374's dividend (2.44%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.62%).

  • Future Dividend Coverage

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Rewards

  • Trading at 4.1% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 12.94% per year

  • Earnings grew by 23.6% over the past year

Risks

No risks detected for 2374 from our risks checks.

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Infocom Corporation provides IT solutions and services to medical institutions, regular corporations, public agencies, educational institutions, and research facilities in Japan.

Dividend Criteria

  • Stable Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend: 4348's dividend (1.87%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.62%).

  • Future Dividend Coverage

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Rewards

  • Trading at 60.6% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 15.9% per year

  • Earnings have grown 10.2% per year over the past 5 years

Risks

No risks detected for 4348 from our risks checks.

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Astellas Pharma Inc. engages in the manufacture, marketing, import, and export of pharmaceuticals worldwide.

Dividend Criteria

  • Stable Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend: 4503's dividend (2.97%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.62%).

  • Future Dividend Coverage

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Rewards

  • Trading at 66.1% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 17.1% per year

Risks

  • Large one-off items impacting financial results

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Tokyo Individualized Educational Institute, Inc.

Dividend Criteria

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • High Dividend: 4745's dividend (4.5%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.62%)

  • Notable Dividend

  • Future Dividend Coverage

  • Earnings Coverage

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Rewards

  • Trading at 46.5% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 8.81% per year

  • Revenue grew by 5.1% over the past year

Risks

No risks detected for 4745 from our risks checks.

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Asahi Rubber Inc. manufactures and sells industrial rubber products in Japan.

Dividend Criteria

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • High Dividend: 5162's dividend (3.64%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the JP market (3.62%)

  • Notable Dividend

  • Future Dividend Coverage

  • Stable Dividend

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Rewards

  • Price-To-Earnings ratio (10.5x) is below the JP market (12.7x)

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 30.96% per year

  • Earnings grew by 110.6% over the past year

Risks

  • Does not have a meaningful market cap (¥2B)

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Webster Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Webster Bank, National Association that provides a range of banking, investment, and financial services to individuals, families, and businesses in the United States.

Dividend Criteria

  • Stable Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • Future Dividend Coverage

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend: WBS's dividend (3.43%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.09%).

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Rewards

  • Trading at 62% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 44.6% per year

  • Earnings grew by 11.4% over the past year

Risks

  • Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year

  • Significant insider selling over the past 3 months

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Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Berhad, an investment holding company, engages in the design, construction, operation, management, and maintenance of Lebuhraya Damansara- Puchong and Western Kuala Lumpur Traffic Dispersal Scheme highway in Malaysia.

Dividend Criteria

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • Future Dividend Coverage

  • High Dividend: LITRAK's dividend (6.16%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the MY market (4.84%)

  • Notable Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

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Rewards

  • Trading at 61% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 18.94% per year

Risks

No risks detected for LITRAK from our risks checks.

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