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The week comes to an end and I like to show you the latest dividend grower and share buyback companies in this article.

It was also a hard week for short-term orientated investors because volatility rises due to topics like Ebola and a weaker European economy.

The Dow lost 2.73 percent within the past week while the S&P 500 was down 3.12 percent and NASDAQ down 4.44 percent.

You know that I have not sold any of my stockholdings. I'm not a fearful investor who sells his wonderful businesses and cash-in some money, pay taxes and waiting for new opportunities.

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I like to make money with stocks by holding them over a decade or more. Only over a long period of time, companies can create value.

I keep my eyes on new targets which were very rare in the past because American stocks are some of the most expensive companies in the whole world but they offer also the biggest insurance for investors.

Many oil- and gas pipeline companies are part of the dividend growers list. Those companies have experienced a big boom by creating energy infrastructure but they have also high debt figures, comparable with REITs or Telecoms.

Below are my five favorites from the week. I hope you like my selection. I personally own only KFT and KMB, both are consumer giants.

Compared to the dividend growth results of the past week, the number of stocks is still weak.

My 5 Favorite Dividend Growth And Share Buybacker of the Week are...

#1 Kraft Foods Group (NASDAQ:KRFT) has a market capitalization of $32.98 billion. The company employs 22,500 people, generates revenue of $18.218 billion and has a net income of $2.715 billion.

Kraft Foods Group's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $5,266.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 28.91 percent (the operating margin is 25.20 percent and the net profit margin 14.90 percent).

Financials: The total debt represents 43.11 percent of Kraft Foods Group's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 192.40 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 61.72 percent was realized by Kraft Foods Group.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.03. Last fiscal year, Kraft Foods Group paid $2.05 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.85, the P/S ratio is 1.83 and the P/B ratio is finally 6.46. The dividend yield amounts to 3.91 percent and the beta ratio is not calculable. - See more stocks here: Big Dividend Growth And Share Buybacks: These Are My 5 Top Picks Of The Week....

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