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16 Cheapest High-Yield, Large-Cap Stocks – An Overview

Now it’s time to get an updated overview of the cheapest high-yield stocks from the large-cap category. Three criteria are selected: Market capitalization over USD10 billion, forward P/E ratio below 10 and dividend yield over five percent. Sixteen stocks fulfilled these criteria of which five have a double digit yield; eleven are recommended to buy or they have a strong buy rating.

Here are my favorite stocks:

1. AstraZeneca (AZN) has a market capitalization of $57.84 billion. The company employs 61,100 people, generates revenues of $33,591.00 million and has a net income of $10,016.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $15,345.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 45.68 percent (operating margin 38.09 percent and the net profit margin finally 29.82 percent).

The total debt representing 17.66 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 40.13 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 42.98 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $7.29. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.80 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 6.19, Price/Sales 1.73 and Price/Book ratio 2.51. Dividend Yield: 6.19 percent. The beta ratio is 0.61.

2. Annaly Capital Management (NLY) has a market capitalization of $16.08 billion. The company employs 114 people, generates revenues of $3.6 billion and has a net income of $343.32 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,979.55 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 55.30 percent (operating margin 11.24 percent and the net profit margin finally 9.59 percent).

The total debt representing 77.94 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 541.02 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 2.59 percent was realized. Twelve trailing-months earnings per share reached a value of $0.49. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.44 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 33.85, Price/Sales 4.46 and Price/Book ratio 1.03. Dividend Yield: 13.84 percent. The beta ratio is 0.31.

3. Sun Life Financial (SLF) has a market capitalization of $12.20 billion. The company employs 14,755 people, generates revenues of $24,664.66 million and has a net income of $1,709.71 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,701.70 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 15.01 percent (operating margin 8.44 percent and the net profit margin finally 6.93 percent).

The total debt representing 4.35 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 49.71 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 8.71 percent was realized. Twelve trailing-months earnings per share reached a value of $1.22. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.44 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.20, Price/Sales 0.50 and Price/Book ratio 0.73. Dividend Yield: 6.65 percent. The beta ratio is 1.62.

Take a closer look at the full table of 16 cheapest high yield large cap stocks. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 11.92 and forward P/E ratio is 7.50. The dividend yield has a value of 6.57 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.66 and price to sales ratio 2.03. The operating margin amounts to 21.93 percent.

Related stock ticker symbols:

NLY, FTE, TEF, YPF, STD, WBK, BBVA, SLF, VIP, AZN, SID, E, SKM, CS, BX, TOT

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