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The Best Yielding Dividend Stocks at New Highs

High Dividend Yield Stocks Close To New Highs By Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of stocks with a positive dividend yield that have crossed a new 52-week high within the recent days. Despite the turmoil in the markets, there are 44 companies at one-year highs, and some of them pay very good dividends. I screened the best performing stocks and analyzed all with a positive yield. Sixteen companies fulfilled these criteria of which nine have a buy or better recommendation. The best yielding stock is Apollo Residential Mortgage (AMTG) with a yield over 15 percent. Two additional stocks have a double-digit yield.

Here is the table with some fundamentals to compare:

Altria Group (MO) has a market capitalization of $68.02 billion. The company employs 9,900 people, generates revenues of $23,800.00 million and has a net income of $3,393.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,321.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 26.56 percent (operating margin 25.50 percent and the net profit margin finally 14.26 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 37.04 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 371.98 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 76.13 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.67. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.58 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 20.06, P/S ratio 2.82 and P/B ratio 18.31. Dividend Yield: 4.98 percent. The beta ratio is 0.40.

Brookfield Infrastructure (BIP) has a market capitalization of $6.10 billion. The company employs people, generates revenues of $1,636.00 million and has a net income of $440.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $980.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 59.90 percent (operating margin 36.55 percent and the net profit margin finally 26.89 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 36.97 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 116.62 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 4.83 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.89. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.32 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 37.07, P/S ratio 2.66 and P/B ratio 1.44. Dividend Yield: 4.57 percent. The beta ratio is 0.73.

Perrigo Company (PRGO) has a market capitalization of $10.24 billion. The company employs 8,700 people, generates revenues of $2,755.03 million and has a net income of $340.56 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $593.15 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 21.53 percent (operating margin 17.79 percent and the net profit margin finally 12.36 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 27.99 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 58.39 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 25.99 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.95. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.27 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 27.75, P/S ratio 3.63 and P/B ratio 6.49. Dividend Yield: 0.30 percent. The beta ratio is 0.67.

Take a look at the full table of dividend stocks at new highs. The average price to earnings ratio amounts to 21.39 while the average forward price to earnings ratio amounts to 16.84. The average dividend yield is 4.65 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.97 and price to sales ratio 3.32. The stocks are 0.57 percent below new 52-Week Highs.

Related stock ticker symbols:

AMTG, AGNC, NLY, PVD, MO, TTO, BIP, BGS, DEST, DPS, KBALB, HTLF, SYPR, SHW, EXPE, PRGO

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