5 Consumer Staple Dividend Stocks To Enrich Your Portfolio

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB - Free Report) is also worth noting. This Zacks Rank #2 company allocated $575 million toward share buybacks and dividend payments in first-quarter 2020. Further, the company declared a quarterly dividend of $1.07 per share on Apr 30, which reflected its 48th successive year of a raised dividend and 86th consecutive year of dividend payment. Incidentally, the annualized dividend now stands at $4.28 per share compared with $4.12 in the same period last year. With a VGM Score of A, Kimberly Clark has a dividend payout of 58.2% and a dividend yield of 3%. With an annual free cash flow return on investment of 31.8%, much ahead of the industry’s 14.4%, the dividend payment is likely to be sustainable.

Investors can also bet on Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NUS - Free Report), with a dividend payout of 55.6% and a dividend yield of 3.9%. This provider of cosmetics, beauty, and personal care products paid out dividends of $20.7 million in the first quarter of 2020. The quarter also marked the company’s 19th consecutive year of a dividend hike. The company’s current annual dividend stands at $1.50 per share compared with $1.48 last year. With an annual free cash flow return on investment of 14.4%, ahead of the industry’s 5.9%, the dividend payment is likely to be sustainable. We note that Nu Skin carries a Zacks Rank #2 and a VGM Score of A.

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