4 High-Yield Stocks for Dividend Investors

These companies are yielding more than the S&P 500

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Jun 17, 2022
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  • Energy Transfer LP, VICI Properties Inc., AGNC Investment Corp and Enterprise Products Partners LP are topping the U.S. market average in terms of dividend yields.
  • Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued positive recommendation ratings for these stocks.
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Dividend investors may be interested in the following stocks, as they offer much higher dividend yields than the S&P 500 Index. The U.S. benchmark index returned 1.65% at the end of regular hours on Thursday. Wall Street sell-side analysts have also been positive on these stocks.

Energy Transfer LP

The first company dividend investors could be interested in is Energy Transfer LP (

ET, Financial), a Dallas-based oil and gas midstream operator.

Based on Thursday's closing price of $10.13 per share, Energy Transfer LP offers a trailing 12-month dividend yield of 6.71% and a forward dividend yield of 7.9%. The company last paid a quarterly dividend of 20 cents per common share on May 19.

The company has been paying dividends for 15 consecutive years.

On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of buy with an average target price of $15.44 per share.

The share price has declined by 4.07% over the past year, determining a market capitalization of $31.26 billion and a 52-week range of $7.96 to $12.48.

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The 14-day relative strength index of 30.35 indicates the stock is close to oversold levels.

VICI Properties Inc.

The second company dividend investors could be interested in is VICI Properties Inc. (

VICI, Financial), a New York-based real estate investment trust operating a portfolio of 29 gaming facilities, more than 19,000 hotel rooms and about 200 properties hosting restaurants, bars and nightclubs. The company also owns 34 acres of undeveloped land close to the Las Vegas Strip.

Based on Thursday's closing price of $28.76, VICI Properties Inc. grants a trailing 12-month dividend yield of 4.9% and a forward dividend yield of 5.01%. The company last paid a quarterly dividend of 36 cents per common share on April 7. The next quarterly dividend, which will be of the same amount, will be paid on July 7.

The company has been paying dividends for three consecutive years.

On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of buy with an average target price of $35.50 per share.

The share price has dropped by 7.85% over the past year for a market capitalization of $27.70 billion and a 52-week range of $26.23 to $33.95.

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

AGNC Investment Corp

The third company dividend investors could be interested in is AGNC Investment Corp. (

AGNC, Financial), a Bethesda, Maryland-based real estate investment trust company.

Based on Thursday's closing price of $10.03 per share, AGNC Investment Corp. offers a trailing 12-month and forward dividend yield of 14.36%. The last monthly payment of 12 cents per common share was made on June 9. The next monthly dividend, equal to the previous monthly amount per common share, will be paid on July 12.

The company has been paying dividends for approximately 13 years.

On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of overweight with an average target price of $12.48 per share.

The share price has fallen by 39.94% over the past year, determining a market capitalization of $5.25 billion and a 52-week range of $9.99 to $17.52.

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The 14-day relative strength index of 21.13 indicates the stock is oversold.

Enterprise Products Partners LP

The fourth company dividend investors could be interested in is Enterprise Products Partners LP (

EPD, Financial), a Houston, Texas-based oil and gas midstream operator.

Based on Thursday's closing price of $24.15, Enterprise Products Partners LP grants a trailing 12-month dividend yield of 7.58% and a forward dividend yield of 7.7%. The company last paid a quarterly dividend of 46.5 cents per common share on May 12.

The company has been paying dividends for 23 consecutive years.

On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of overweight with an average target price of $31.05 per share.

The share price was almost flat year over year for a market capitalization of $52.66 billion and a 52-week range of $20.42 to $28.65.

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The 14-day relative strength index of 23.84 suggests the stock is oversold.

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