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5 Cheap Stocks Paying High Dividend Yields

Korea Electric Power tops the list

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Tiziano Frateschi
Jun 11, 2021

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  • Their dividends are paying a yield higher than 2.5%
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As of June 11, the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, a Premium feature, found that the following companies have low price-earnings ratios and high dividend yields.

Korea Electric Power

Korea Electric Power Corp.'s (KEP) dividend yield is 4.64% and the payout ratio is 0.37. Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 8.21 and a price-book ratio of 0.25. The company's average yield was 2.61% over the past 10 years.

The share price has risen 30.80% over the past 12 months and is now 9.86% below the 52-week high and 50.58% above the 52-week low.

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The electric utility company has a GuruFocus profitability rating of 5 out of 10. The return on equity of 3% and return on assets of 1.02% are underperforming 78% of companies in the utilities – regulated industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 1.3 is below the industry median of 0.27.

Donald Smith & Co is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.17% of outstanding shares, followed by

Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)’ Renaissance Technologies with 0.02% and Baillie Gifford (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

Whirlpool

Whirlpool Corp.'s (WHR) dividend yield is 2.19% and the payout ratio is 0.23. Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 10.89 and a price-book ratio of 3.48. The company's average yield was 2.31% over the past 10 years.

The stock has climbed 68.99% over the past 12 months and is now 9.58% below the 52-week high and 99.87% above the 52-week low.

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The company, which manufactures home appliances and related products, has a market cap of $14.59 billion and a GuruFocus profitability rating of 7 out of 10. The ROE of 38.98% and ROA of 6.87% are outperforming 67% of companies in the furnishings, fixtures and appliances industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.4 is above the industry median of 1.08.

With 8.92% of outstanding shares,

PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Tom Gayner (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.44% and Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.43%.

KB Financial Group

KB Financial Group Inc.'s (KB) dividend yield is 3.05% with a payout ratio of 0.17. Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 5.72 and a price-book ratio of 0.52. The company's average yield was 2.24% over the past 10 years.

Shares have climbed 67.93% over the last 12 months and are now 3.89% below the 52-week high and 91.32% above the 52-week low.

The commercial bank has a GuruFocus profitability rank of 5 out of 10. The ROE of 9.77% is outperforming 60% of competitors in the banks industry. Its financial strength is rated 2 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.27.

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Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.01% of outstanding shares, followed by Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

Conagra Brands

The dividend yield of Conagra Brands Inc. (CAG) is 2.70% with a payout ratio of 0.40. Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 15.83 and a price-book ratio of 2.24. The company's average yield was 3.15% over the past 10 years.

Shares have risen significantly over the past 12 months and are now trading 2.21% below the 52-week high and 21.28% above the 52-week low.

With a market cap of $18.46 billion, the packaged food company has a GuruFocus profitability rating of 6 out of 10. The ROE of 14.73% and ROA of 5.35% are outperforming 64% of companies in the consumer packaged goods industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.01.

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With 1.68% of outstanding shares,

Jana Partners (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by the T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.27% and Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.28%.

VICI Properties

VICI Properties Inc.'s (VICI) dividend yield is 3.89% and the payout ratio is 0.56. Shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 14.77 and a price-book ratio of 1.87. The company's average yield was 4.78% over the past 10 years.

Shares have climbed 50.80% over the past 12 months and are currently trading 0.57% below the 52-week high and 71.53% above the 52-week low.

The U.S. real estate investment trust has a GuruFocus profitability rating of 7 out of 10. The ROE of 13.21% and ROA of 7.21% are outperforming 88% of competitors in the REITs industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.05 is below the industry median of 0.08.

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Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.63% of outstanding shares, followed by

George Soros (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.61%.

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