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Tiziano Frateschi
Tiziano Frateschi
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Cheap Stocks That Pay High Dividend Yields

Mannatech, Manning & Napier top the list

September 20, 2017 | About:

According to GuruFocus' All-In-One Screener, the following stocks have high dividend yields but performed poorly over the past 12 months.

Mannatech Inc.’s (MTEX) dividend yield is 3.48% with a payout ratio of 2.08%. Over the past 52 weeks, the price has declined by 11.7%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 62.5 and a price-sales (P/S) of 0.2.

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The company has a market cap of $38.99 million, and its net sales decreased $1.1 million or 2.3% from the same quarter of a year before. It had an income from operations of $2.8 million.

The profitability and growth rating is 4 of 10. The return on equity (ROE) of 1.74% and return on assets (ROA) of 0.94% are underperforming the industry and are ranked lower than 88% of competitors. Financial strength has a rating of 7 of 10 with cash to debt of 20.88 is outperforming 75% of competitors, and the equity-asset ratio of 0.55 is above the industry median of 0.53.

Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder among the gurus with 7.51% of outstanding shares.

RELM Wireless Corp.’s (RWC) dividend yield is 7.74% with a payout ratio of 5.41%. Over the past 52 weeks, the price has dropped by 27.9%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 62.5 and a P/S of 1.3.

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The company has a market cap of $51.91 million and reported sales of $10.8 million, compared with approximately $16.7 million for the second quarter of a year before. Net income was $1.3 million, compared with approximately $1.4 million for the same quarter of 2016.

The profitability and growth rating is 7 of 10. The ROE of 2.37% and ROA of 1.99% are underperforming the industry and are ranked lower than 58% of competitors. Financial strength has a rating of 8 of 10 with no debts and is outperforming 98% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.85 is above the industry median of 0.58.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Simons with 4.44% of outstanding shares.

Espey Manufacturing & Electronics Corp.’s (ESP) dividend yield is 4.51% with a payout ratio of 1.41%. Over the past 52 weeks, the price has dropped by 10.7%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 31.3 and a P/S ratio of 2.2.

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The company has a market cap of $52.6 million and ended its fourth quarter with net sales of $22,521,012, compared with $27,471,365 for the same period of a year before.

The profitability and growth rating is 5 of 10. While the ROE of 5.16% is underperforming the sector, ROA of 4.83% is outperforming the industry and is ranked lower than 63% of competitors. Financial strength has a rating of 9 of 10 with no debts. The equity-asset ratio of 0.94 is above the industry median of 0.58.

Medallion Financial Corp.’s (MFIN) dividend yield is 4.44% with a payout ratio of 0.29% Over the past 52 weeks, the price has dropped by 42.4%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 6.4 and a P/S ratio of 10.5.

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The company has a market cap of $54.63 million; during the second quarter, it reported an increase in net interest income to $23.5 million from $23.4 million in the same quarter of 2016.

The profitability and growth rating is 3 of 10. While the ROE of 2.97% is underperforming the sector, ROA of 1.24% is outperforming the industry and is ranked lower than 50% of competitors. Financial strength has a rating of 5 of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.04 that is underperforming 84% of competitors, and equity-asset ratio of 0.43 that is below the industry median of 0.39.

Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder among the gurus with 0.84% of outstanding shares.

Manning & Napier Inc.’s (MN) dividend yield is 13.04% with a payout ratio of 1.04%. Over the past 52 weeks, the price has dropped by 40.1%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 36.8 and a P/S ratio of 1.3.

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The profitability and growth rating is 5 of 10. The ROE of 4.63% and ROA of 3.49% are underperforming the industry and are ranked lower than 56% of competitors. Financial strength has a rating of 8 of 10 with no debts. Its equity-asset ratio of 0.76 is below the industry median of 0.85.

Simons with 8.39% of outstanding shares is the largest guru shareholder followed by John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio) with 7.15%, Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 3.53%, David Rolfe (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.37%, Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.12% and Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.08%.

Eaton Vance NJ Muni Income Trust’s (EVJ) dividend yield is 4.59% with a payout ratio of 82.49%. Over the past 52 weeks, the price has declined by 5.1%, and the stock is trading with a very high P/E ratio of 1,228 and a P/S ratio of 35.3.

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The company has a market cap of $56.47 million with a profitability and growth rating of 4 of 10. The ROE of 0.04% and ROA of 0.07% are underperforming the industry and are ranked lower than76% of competitors. Financial strength has a rating of 4 of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.02 is underperforming 90% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.62 is below the industry median of 0.85.

Disclosure: I do not own any shares of any stocks mentioned in this article.

About the author:

Tiziano Frateschi
You can read about me on www.theextraincome.info, which gives suggestions on position trading.

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