All I Want For Christmas Is… Berkeley Group plc

Berkeley Group plc (LON:BKG) really is the gift that keeps on giving with a stonking dividend and great growth prospects.

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 When thinking about buying just one share it’s important for me to get the complete package.  That’s why I love housebuilder Berkeley Group (LSE: BKG) as an investment.  They have so much going for them that, like a puppy, they are not just for Christmas but a company you would want to hold on to for as long as you can.

And for me there is no room for gambling on a one-share pick.  Berkeley Group screams quality and its reputation ensures that its developments are always sold out and at a premium to other builders such as Taylor Wimpey and Barratt Developments.

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Despite the reported downturn in the housing market, Berkeley Group has impressively grown revenue at an average of 28% for the last four years and earnings per share by an even more impressive 40%.  More modest growth of 6% and 11% is expected for the next couple of years, but that is still a fantastic return in the current climate. You would expect a high price for such growth, too, but the price-to-earnings ratio is just 10!

I haven’t even talked about that dividend yet.  8%! Yes, you heard me.  You want another Christmas present next year?  Just keep holding onto Berkeley Group and it’s coming early!  Sounds like Berkeley Group is an early Christmas treat to me.

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