This stock screen was originally published in the August 27, 2012 edition of the BetterInvesting Weekly newsletter and is based onMorningstar data for companies that met the following criteria as of August 27:
Dividend yields are at least 3%.
Companies haven’t cut their dividend in the past 5 years.
Companies are not rated as “distressed”.
Sales and EPS have grown at least 5% annually for the past 3 years.
Financial Strength rating from Value Line.
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