Tuesday, August 28, 2012

India Stocks with Dividends

Did you know that India is the second largest country in the world by population? Did you know that India has the third highest Gross Domestic Product by purchasing power parity of all countries? Did you know that India's annual GDP growth rate is 6.1%? Did you know the country has the second largest workforce in the world? Did you know it has the world's fastest-growing telecommunications industry? Did you know that India has seven of the top 15 information technology outsourcing companies in the world?

With all these advantages, maybe India stocks deserve a closer look. According to WallStreetNewsNetwork.com, there are over a dozen India stocks that trade in the United States, with more than half a dozen paying dividends. The companies include a whole gamut of industries, plus exchange traded funds, such as WisdomTree India Earnings (EPI) and iPath MSCI India Index (INP), along with closed end funds including India Fund, Inc. (IFN) and Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund (IIF).

In regards to industrial companies, Infosys Technologies (INFY) is a $24.6 billion market cap outsourcing company, which is also involved in engineering, consulting, and tech services. The stock trades at 14.3 times earnings and yields 1.8%. Earnings for the latest quarter were up 8.3% on a 4.8$ revenue increase. This debt free company has $3.7 billion in cash.

Tata Motors Ltd. (TTM), the world's eighteenth-largest motor vehicle manufacturing company, fourth-largest truck manufacturer and second-largest bus manufacturer, has a price to earnings ratio of 5.6, and pays a dividend rate of 1.6%. Earnings for the latest quarter were up a healthy 12.3%, with a 29.3% rise in sales.

To see a free list of all the India stocks that trade in the US, go to WallStreetNewsNetwork.com, where it can be downloaded, sorted, and updated.

Disclosure: Author didn't own any of the above at the time the article was written.

By Stockerblog.com

Photo courtesy of David Castor.

1 comment:

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