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3 High-Yield Stocks for Dividend Investors

These companies are yielding more than the S&P 500

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Alberto Abaterusso
Sep 14, 2021

Summary

  • Guess, Dime Community Bancshares and Armada Hoffler Properties are offering dividend yields that more than double the U.S. market.
  • Wall Street sell-side analysts issued positive recommendation ratings for these stocks.
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Dividend investors could be interested in the following stocks since they offer much higher dividend yields than the S&P 500 Index. The benchmark index's dividend yields 1.29% as of Monday.

Wall Street sell-side analysts have also issued positive ratings for these stocks.

Guess

The first company dividend investors could be interested in is Guess Inc. (

GES, Financial), a Los Angeles-based operator of 1,046 apparel retail stores for men, women and children across the Americas, Europe and Asia. Furthermore, it operates 524 other retail stores worldwide through partner distributors.

Based on Monday's closing price of $22.21 per share, Guess grants trailing 12-month and forward dividend yields of 2.03%. The company paid a quarterly dividend of 11.3 cents per common share on Sept. 24.

The company has paid dividends for approximately 15 years.

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On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of overweight with an average target price of $35.25 per share.

The share price has risen by 60.5% over the past year, determining a market capitalization of $1.44 billion and a 52-week range of $11.16 to $31.12.

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The 14-day relative strength index of 43 indicates the stock is neither overbought nor oversold.

Dime Community Bancshares

The second company dividend investors could be interested in is Dime Community Bancshares Inc. (

DCOM, Financial), a Hauppauge, New York-based provider of commercial banking and financial services in New York.

Based on Monday's closing price of $33.01 per share, Dime Community Bancshares grants a trailing 12-month dividend yield of 2.61% and a forward dividend yield of 2.91%. The last quarterly payment of 24 cents per common share was made on July 26.

Dime Community Bancshares has paid dividends for approximately 23 years.

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On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of buy with an average target price of $42.50 per share.

The share price has increased by 157.1% over the past year for a market capitalization of $1.35 billion and a 52-week range of $16.51 to $35.87.

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The 14-day relative strength index of 51 suggests the stock is neither overbought nor oversold.

Armada Hoffler Properties

The third company dividend investors could be interested in is Armada Hoffler Properties Inc. (

AHH, Financial). Based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, the real estate investment trust focuses on institutional-grade offices and multifamily properties located in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States.

Based on Monday's closing price of $13.15 per share, Armada Hoffler Properties grants a trailing 12-month dividend yield of 4.03% and a forward dividend yield of 4.87%. The last quarterly payment of 16 cents per common share was made on July 8. The next distribution will be made on Oct. 7.

Armada Hoffler Properties has paid dividends for almost a decade.

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On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of overweight and an average target price of $15.38 per share.

The share price has risen by nearly 28.42% over the past year, determining a market capitalization of $802.03 million and a 52-week range of $8.20 to $14.38.

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The 14-day relative strength index of 48 indicates the stock is neither overbought nor oversold.

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