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Best Midcap Dividend Payout Stocks in India

Dividend payout is measured by the amount of dividend a company pays in a year divided by the net profit for the year.

The market likes a payout that is high and stable or a payout that is growing. Companies paying high amount of profit as dividend are called high dividend stocks.

Here's a list of Midcap stocks in India with high dividend payouts.

(Rs m)
Div Payout RatioD/E
(Curr FY, x)
(Latest, %)
Profit CAGR
(3 yrs, %)
3M INDIA31,224.1351,742237.30.064.418.226.9%11.4%11.9%
ORACLE FINANCIAL7,735.1670,356107.
NIPPON LIFE INDIA AMC518.6326,35899.
GSK PHARMA2,142.8363,00389.20.068.623.234.9%18.7%86.8%
P&G HYGIENE15,949.2517,72388.60.068.549.275.5%17.3%16.1%
CASTROL INDIA210.0207,66685.
GILLETTE INDIA6,542.7213,19477.90.054.520.736.7%14.4%15.6%
BAYER CROPSCIENCE5,608.0252,03577.
ABBOTT INDIA28,015.6595,31172.
BHARAT FORGE1,177.9548,39464.
TORRENT PHARMA2,691.6910,96059.80.961.012.820.1%12.9%6.7%
ALKEM LABORATORIES5,122.0612,41259.
TATA CONSUMER1,198.91,142,35458.
TORRENT POWER1,154.4554,80057.
CUMMINS INDIA2,720.4754,09556.
ASHOK LEYLAND172.3505,92956.13.619.95.316.0%3.3%43.6%
INDRAPRASTHA GAS453.5317,45055.
ICICI SECURITIES829.1268,02954.93.318.87.139.9%32.7%27.3%

* We show NM where the values are negative

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Which are the top midcap dividend payout stocks in India right now?

As per Equitymaster's Stock Screener, these are the top midcap dividend payout stocks in India right now -

These midcap companies have been ranked according to their dividend payout ratio (DPR). A high ratio indicates that the company is paying out relatively more of its earnings in the form of dividends.

There are other parameters you should take into account as well before forming a hard opinion on the stock.

What is the dividend payout ratio of a company and how is it calculated?

Dividend payout ratio is a financial ratio that measures the percentage of net income that is distributed to shareholders in the form of dividends.

It is calculated by dividing the amount of dividend a company pays in a year by the net profit for the year.

Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividend per share/Earnings per share

Here's an example...Suppose a company's earnings per share is Rs 50 and the company's dividend per share is Rs 20. Using the above formula, the dividend payout ratio of a company is 40%.

This means that for every Rs 100 earned by the company, it distributed Rs 40 in the form of dividends to investors.

What are midcap stocks?

As per the market regulator, companies that rank from 101 to 250 in terms of market capitalisation are known as midcap companies.

Investing in midcap stocks may offer investors the best of both worlds. They're big enough to be considered institutional investments, but small enough that you don't need a lot of money to own them.

Should you invest in high dividend payout stocks?

Yes, it's a smart way to have a fixed and relatively stable source of income while being invested in the stock market.

Dividend paying stocks offer a source of regular income and are an excellent source of passive income.

Companies that pay dividends consistently are more stable than those that don't. Hence, the higher the dividend payout ratio and dividend yield, the better.

However, you shouldn't just look at dividend ratios alone to pick stocks for your portfolio.

How much should you invest in high dividend payout stocks?

Allocation to stocks cannot be determined by the dividends fetched from them. Rather investors must keep in mind that even high dividend yield stocks like Coal India have eroded shareholder wealth and bit the dust due to poor capital allocation, lack of corporate governance, and management apathy.

So, investors should bear in mind that all high dividend yield stocks are NOT wealth creators...even over the long-term.

Allocation to dividend stocks must depend on the marketcap of the company in question. If the company is a bluechip or a smallcap stock, please allocate funds to the stock accordingly.

Further, we believe that a single stock should ideally not comprise more than 5-6% of the total money allocated towards equities

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