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12 Crises-Resistant High-Yield Stocks Near 52-Week Highs

Here is a current sheet of large-capitalized stocks with a dividend yield of more than 5 percent (high yield) that are close to their 52-week highs. Despite the crises there are still companies at all-time highs and with good dividends. Twelve large capitalized stocks fulfilled these criteria of which two are mega caps with a market capitalization of more than USD100 billion.

Here are the three biggest stocks by market capitalization:Vodafone Group (VOD) hasa market capitalization of $136.62 billion. The company employs 83,862 people, generates revenues of $71,849.80 million and has a net income of $12,323.64 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $13,173.92 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 18.34 percent (operating margin 12.20 percent and the net profit margin finally 17.15 percent).

The total debt representing 25.31 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 43.72 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 8.96 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $2.16 of which $1.39 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.58, Price/Sales 1.90 and Price/Book ratio 1.01. Dividend Yield: 5.40 percent. The beta ratio is 0.82.

Verizon Communications (VZ) hasa market capitalization of $108.57 billion. The company employs 195,400 people, generates revenues of $106,565.00 million and has a net income of $10,217.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $32,862.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 30.84 percent (operating margin 13.74 percent and the net profit margin finally 9.59 percent).

The total debt representing 24.00 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 136.88 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 6.38 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $2.49 of which $1.92 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.39, Price/Sales 1.00 and Price/Book ratio 2.77. Dividend Yield: 5.20 percent. The beta ratio is 0.58.

Altria Group Inc. (MO) hasa market capitalization of $59.37 billion. The company employs 10,000 people, generates revenues of $24,363.00 million and has a net income of $3,907.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,504.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 26.70 percent (operating margin 25.56 percent and the net profit margin finally 16.04 percent).

The total debt representing 32.60 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 234.86 percent. Due to the financial situation, the return on equity amounts to 84.01 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $1.67 of which $1.46 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.29, Price/Sales 2.41 and Price/Book ratio 11.48. Dividend Yield: 5.70 percent. The beta ratio is 0.43.

Take a look at the full table of high yield stocks close to 52-week highs. The average price to earnings ratio amounts to 15.52 while the average forward price to earnings ratio amounts to 15.21. The average dividend yield is 5.48 percent. Price to book ratio is 4.31 and price to sales ratio 2.19. Stocks are traded 1.98 percent below 52-week highs.

Related stock ticker symbols:PHI, KMP, PAA, MO, RAI, VOD, EPD, VZ, LMT, BCE, LLY, WPZ

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