Top Global Dividend Stocks

Top Global Dividend Stocks

UPDATED Aug 11, 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.

460 companies meet this criteria in the Global market

Austevoll Seafood ASA, a seafood company, engages in the salmon and trout, white fish, and pelagic businesses in Norway, the European Union, the United Kingdom, Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, South America, and internationally.

Dividend Criteria

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • Future Dividend Coverage

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend: AUSS's dividend (4.05%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Norwegian market (6.77%).

  • Stable Dividend

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Rewards

  • Trading at 81.2% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 8.74% per year

  • Earnings grew by 95% over the past year

Risks

No risks detected for AUSS from our risks checks.

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Public Joint Stock Company Gazprom Neft, an integrated oil company, engages in the exploration, development, production, and sale of crude oil and gas in Russia, the CIS countries, and internationally.

Dividend Criteria

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

  • High Dividend: SIBN's dividend (14.35%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Russian market (13.13%)

  • Notable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

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Rewards

  • Trading at 21.7% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 13.21% per year

  • Earnings grew by 327.7% over the past year

Risks

No risks detected for SIBN from our risks checks.

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PORR AG operates as a construction company in Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Qatar, Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Great Britain, Slovakia, Norway, Croatia, the United Arab Emirates, and internationally.

Dividend Criteria

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • Future Dividend Coverage

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend: POS's dividend (4.04%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (5.17%).

  • Stable Dividend

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Rewards

  • Trading at 56.6% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 21.72% per year

  • Became profitable this year

Risks

  • Shareholders have been diluted in the past year

  • Large one-off items impacting financial results

  • Volatile share price over the past 3 months

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World Fuel Services Corporation engages in the distribution of fuel and related products and services in the aviation, marine and land transportation industries worldwide.

Dividend Criteria

  • Stable Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend: INT's dividend (1.74%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%).

  • Future Dividend Coverage

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Rewards

  • Trading at 79.4% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 23.66% per year

Risks

  • Profit margins (0.2%) are lower than last year (0.5%)

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Regal Rexnord Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells industrial powertrain solutions, power transmission components, electric motors and electronic controls, air moving products, and specialty electrical components and systems worldwide.

Dividend Criteria

  • Stable Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • Future Dividend Coverage

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend: RRX's dividend (0.97%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%).

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Rewards

  • Trading at 54.7% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 31.29% per year

  • Earnings have grown 3.3% per year over the past 5 years

Risks

  • Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year

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German American Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for German American Bank that provides retail and commercial banking services.

Dividend Criteria

  • Stable Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend: GABC's dividend (2.42%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%).

  • Future Dividend Coverage

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Rewards

  • Trading at 54.4% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 20.26% per year

Risks

  • Shareholders have been diluted in the past year

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Total Energy Services Inc. provides various products and services to the oil and natural gas industry primarily in Canada, the United States, and Australia.

Dividend Criteria

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend: TOT's dividend (3%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.33%).

  • Future Dividend Coverage

  • Stable Dividend

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Rewards

  • Trading at 79% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 73.08% per year

  • Became profitable this year

Risks

  • Large one-off items impacting financial results

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Alvopetro Energy Ltd. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of hydrocarbons.

Dividend Criteria

  • Earnings Coverage

  • High Dividend: ALV's dividend (5.9%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.33%)

  • Notable Dividend

  • Future Dividend Coverage

  • Growing Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

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Rewards

  • Trading at 70.4% below our estimate of its fair value

  • Earnings are forecast to grow 24.15% per year

  • Earnings have grown 60.8% per year over the past 5 years

Risks

  • Shareholders have been diluted in the past year

  • Significant insider selling over the past 3 months

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