From The Dividend Monk:
Last week, I published an overview of the only four companies that currently have a perfect AAA credit rating.
It's not surprising that all of those financially secure companies are also companies that have had long, consistent stretches of dividend growth, ranging from the better part of a decade to almost half a century.
They are not, however, the only four businesses that have great balance sheets. Several other businesses have extremely secure financial positions... and in this article, I'll provide an overview of five excellent balance sheets. Some of them have balance sheets that rival or exceed their AAA counterparts...
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