Understanding the Dividend Investment Scenario with UK’s FTSE 100 Drop By Wall Street’s Slide

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UK’s FTSE suffered has seen biggest one day drop of stock market in a month. Earlier of this week it was trading near 6,800 points and right now it’s dropped on 6,600 points. Right now FTSE 100 is running 32.15 points below with today’s drop of 0.49%. Major factors behind this drop were valuation concerns and slide inside Wall Street of US. This Index tracked wall street’s sell off. Slide in Sports Direct has hit the FTSE 100. This may be a crucial time for investor to buy stocks that pay dividend as in such scenario people tend to get more worried about the economy to keep themselves enable long term benefits. However there are some positives at the moment for investors as British economy got a double boost as it’s recovery from recession gathered a momentum and the international monetary and International Monetary fund raised the country’s growth forecasts more than it did for any other major economy. UK’s economy got boost in manufacturing growth.

Right Now UK’s All the major bench-marking stock indices are down but it can be considered a good time to buy some really healthy stocks which can give you high dividend returns on your investments paying higher payouts and yields as market conditions will be definitely improving in recent times. I personally feel that such scenario of market hick-ups you a great chance to earn some fast returns like if you are good in market prediction, you can buy some stocks when they fall low and on their hikes you can easily sell to earn some good profit. Though I don’t know how correct I am. Let’s discuss some of the best dividend paying stocks with some exciting dividend data.

Right Now Vodafone has been identified as the top dividend paying stocks in UK market. Let’s see How much dividend Vodafone can give you.

VodaFone Group PLC (VOD:LN)

Company Profile: Vodafone is a popular mobile telecommunication group providing a wide range of services, including voice and data communications. Company is operating in multiple sub-continental regions including Europe, USA, ASIA Pacific, Africa and Middle East etc.

  • Stock Price: 215.000 GBp

  • 52 Week Range: 177,563-252.300

  • 1 Year Return: +11.19%

  • Current P/E: 5.8137

  • Estimated P/E:14.9306

  • Earnings Per Share(GBp): 0.3698

  • Est. EPS: 0.1440

  • Market Cap:56,845.91

  • Dividend Indicated Gross Yield: 5.40%

  • Cash Dividend: 29.5320

  • Dividend Ex-Date: 02/24/2014

  • 5 Year Dividend Growth: 39.42%

  • Next Earnings Announcements: 05/20/2014

SSE PLC (SSE:LN)

Company Profile: SSE PLC is associated with Utilities Sector and has been associated with generation, transmission and distribution of electricity to industrial, commercial and domestic customers in UK and Ireland.

  • Stock Price: 1,480.000 GBp

  • 52 Week Range: 1,297.000 – 1,690.000

  • 1 Year Return: +3.76%

  • Current P/E: 18.3978

  • Estimated P/E:12.6388

  • Earnings Per Share(GBp): 0.8044

  • Est. EPS: 1.1710

  • Market Cap: 14,428.93

  • Dividend Indicated Gross Yield: 6.38%

  • Cash Dividend: 26.0000

  • Dividend Ex-Date: 01/22/2014

  • 5 Year Dividend Growth: 6.45%

  • Next Earnings Announcements: 05/21/2014

Find more information on FTSE Dividend Dates, UK Dividends, FTSE 100 dividends, Ex-Dividend Calendar UK by DividendInvestor.co.uk

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