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Dividend Stocks at New 52-Week Highs

Dividend Stocks Close At New Highs By Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of dividend stocks (positive yield) that have marked a new 52-Week High within the recent days. Despite the turmoil’s at the markets, there are 88 companies at one-year highs and 50 of them pay dividends. I screened the best performing stocks and analyzed all with a P/E ratio below 15 and a yield over three percent. Fourteen companies fulfilled these criteria of which eight have a buy or better recommendation. Seven high yields are below the results.

Here is the table with some fundamentals to compare:

Lockheed Martin (LMT) has a market capitalization of $29.53 billion. The company employs 123,000 people, generates revenue of $46,499.00 million and has a net income of $2,667.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,903.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 10.54 percent (operating margin 8.56 percent and net profit margin 5.74 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 17.04 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 645.35 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 118.59 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $8.54. Last fiscal year, the company paid $3.25 in form of dividends to shareholders. The stock is 0.22 percent below 52-Week High.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.66, P/S ratio 0.64 and P/B ratio 29.41. Dividend Yield: 4.39 percent. The beta ratio is 0.94.

Seagate Technology (STX) has a market capitalization of $14.53 billion. The company employs 52,700 people, generates revenue of $14,939.00 million and has a net income of $2,862.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,922.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 26.25 percent (operating margin 20.80 percent and net profit margin 19.16 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 28.33 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 81.87 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 96.04 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.45. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.86 in form of dividends to shareholders. The stock is 2.27 percent above 52-Week High.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 5.30, P/S ratio 0.91 and P/B ratio 4.16. Dividend Yield: 3.74 percent. The beta ratio is 2.39.

Chevron Corporation (CVX) has a market capitalization of $222.80 billion. The company employs 61,000 people, generates revenue of $253,706.00 million and has a net income of $27,008.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $60,545.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 23.86 percent (operating margin 18.78 percent and net profit margin 10.65 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 4.85 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 8.36 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 23.75 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $13.43. Last fiscal year, the company paid $3.09 in form of dividends to shareholders. The stock is 0.24 percent above 52-Week High.

arket Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 8.46, P/S ratio 0.88 and P/B ratio 1.85. Dividend Yield: 3.17 percent. The beta ratio is 0.80.

Take a look at the full table of cheap high yield stocks at new 52-Week Highs[/url]. The average price to earnings ratio amounts to 10.32 while the average forward price to earnings ratio amounts to 10.80. The average dividend yield is 5.57 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.66 and price to sales ratio 2.78. The stocks are 0.23 percent below new 52-week highs.

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ARI, KFN, VNR, GBDC, TCAP, MAIN, BCE, PPL, LMT, RUK, RCI, STX, CVX, PUK

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