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The Best-Yielding Stocks at New 52-Week Highs

High Dividend Yield Stocks Close To New Highs By Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of stocks with a dividend yield of more than 3% that have marked a new 52-week high within the recent days. Despite the turmoils at the markets, there are 87 companies at one-year highs and some of them pay very good dividends. I screened the best-performing stocks and analyzed all with a yield over 3%. Eleven companies fulfilled these criteria of which nine have a buy or better recommendation. The best-yielding stock is Hatteras Financial (NYSE:HTS) with a yield over 12%.

Here are my favorites from the results:



Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN)
has a market capitalization of $17.91 billion. The company employs 71,000 people, generates revenues of $24,857.00 million and has a net income of $1,897.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,304.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 13.29% (operating margin 11.49% and the net profit margin finally 7.63%).

The total debt representing 17.81% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 56.29%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.82% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.29. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.72 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 9.96, P/S ratio 0.70 and P/B ratio 2.13. Dividend yield: 3.88%. The beta ratio is 0.69. Shares of RTN are 0.43% below their 52-week high.

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has a market capitalization of $15.14 billion. The company employs 17,483 people, generates revenues of $10,036 million and has a net income of $1,355 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,722 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 27.12% (operating margin 17.38% and the net profit margin finally 13.50%).

The total debt representing 32.57% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 110.19%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.39% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.62. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.92 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.19, P/S ratio 1.50 and P/B ratio 1.53. Dividend yield: 3.83%. The beta ratio is 0.53. The stock price of SRE is 0.22% above the 52-week high.

Macerich (NYSE:MAC) has a market capitalization of $7.68 billion. The company employs 1,377 people, generates revenues of $791.25 million and has a net income of $209.23 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $339.61 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 42.92% (operating margin 25.67% and the net profit margin finally 26.44%).

The total debt representing 52.98% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 149.50%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 6.86% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.48. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.05 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 39.25, P/S ratio 9.53 and P/B ratio 2.68. Dividend yield: 3.85%. The beta ratio is 2.52. Shares of MAC are 0.15% above their 52-week high.

Take a look at the full table of the best-yielding dividend stocks at new 52-week highs. The average price to earnings ratio amounts to 16.49 while the average forward price to earnings ratio amounts to 18.84. The average dividend yield is 3.95%. Price to book ratio is 3.82 and price to sales ratio 3.89. The stocks are 0.2% below new 52-week highs.

Related stock ticker symbols:

HTS, TNH, WSTG, CIG, SRE, RTN, MAC, AUBN, ASR, MFI, BHB

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