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20 Most Hated Dividend Stocks From The Services Sector

The services sector is a big part of the economy and the financial markets. Roughly 850 companies have a relationship to the sector– That’s around 13.3 percent of the overall market by number of constituents.

Today I like to show you which services dividend stocks are most hated within the financial industry. Investors hate such stocks by selling them short. They believe in a falling stock price and want to profit from it.

My screen includes only mid- and large capitalized companies with a float short ratio of more than 5 percent.

The 20 most hated stocks have a float short ratio between 8.79 and 29.31 percent. Gamestop is the most sold company. Seven of the results have a current buy or better rating by brokerage firms.

Here are the three most sold services dividend stocks:

GameStop (GME) has a market cap of $4.37 billion. The company employs 17,000 people, generates revenue of $8.886 billion and has a net income of $-269.80 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $815.50 million. The EBITDA margin is 9.18% (the operating margin is -0.47 percent and the net profit margin -3.04 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of -10.12 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $-2.21. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.80 in the form of dividends to shareholders. GME has a float short ratio of 29.31 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is not calculable, the P/S ratio is 0.49 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.90. The dividend yield amounts to 2.99 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.86.

The Buckle Company (BKE) has a market cap of $2.67 billion. The company employs 2,300 people, generates revenue of $1.124 billion and has a net income of $164.30 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $292.01 million. The EBITDA margin is 25.98% (the operating margin is 22.97% and the net profit margin 14.62%).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.00 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 50.34 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.43. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.00 in the form of dividends to shareholders. BKE has a float short ratio of 22.53 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.09, the P/S ratio is 2.37 and the P/B ratio is finally 9.16. The dividend yield amounts to 1.45 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.05.

RR Donnelley & Sons (RRD) has a market capitalization of $2.27 billion. The company employs 57,000 people, generates revenue of $10.221 billion and has a net income of $-653.60 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1.257 billion. The EBITDA margin is 12.30 percent (the operating margin is -3.82 percent and the net profit margin -6.39 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 47.35% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 6,512.50%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of -118.92% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $-3.67. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.04 in the form of dividends to shareholders. RRD has a float short ratio of 22.26%.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is not calculable, the P/S ratio is 0.22 and the P/B ratio is finally 42.67. The dividend yield amounts to 8.33 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.99.

Take a closer look at the full list of the most shorted services dividend stocks. The average P/E ratio amounts to 20.07 and forward P/E ratio is 17.47. The dividend yield has a value of 3.45%. The P/B ratio is 1.87 and P/S ratio is at 1.92. The operating margin amounts to 10.49% and the beta ratio is 0.42. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 1.30.

Related stock ticker symbols:

GME, BKE, RRD, RBA, SWY, RCII, GES, OMI, RGC, CAKE SPLS, GNC, CVC, CHH, BID, PSMT, OCR, GCI, VMED, WEN

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