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Tiziano Frateschi
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6 High-Yield Stocks With Declining Prices

Cohen & Co, Chicago Rivet top the list

December 11, 2017 | About:

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

Cohen & Co. Inc.’s (COHN) dividend yield is 10.40% with a payout ratio of 1.18%. Over the past 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 27.4%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.5 and a price-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.4.

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The financial services company has a market cap of $9.71 million.

The profitability and growth rating is 1 of 10. While the return on equity (ROE) of 1.90% is outperforming the sector, the return on assets (ROA) of 0.12% is underperforming the industry and is ranked lower than 68% of competitors. Financial strength has a rating of 4 of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.50 is underperforming 92% of competitors, and the equity-asset ratio of 0.06 is below the industry median of 0.56.

Chicago Rivet & Machine Co.’s (CVR) dividend yield is 2.64% with a payout ratio of 0.44%. Over the past 52 weeks, the stock price has declined 17.3%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 16.6 and a P/S ratio of 0.8.

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The company manufactures rivets, cold-formed fasteners and and other machinery parts. It has a market cap of $29.26 million.

The profitability and growth rating is 6 of 10. While the ROE of 6.30% is underperforming the sector, the ROA of 5.57% is outperforming the industry and is ranked higher than 68% of competitors. Financial strength has a rating of 10 of 10. With no debt, it is outperforming 100% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.88 is above the industry median of 0.53.

With 6.19% of outstanding shares, Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest investor among the gurus.

Mannatech Inc.’s (NASDAQ:MTEX) dividend yield is 3.39% with a payout ratio of 1.79%. Over the past 52 weeks, the stock price has declined 16.2%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 54.6 and a P/S ratio of 0.2.

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The company produces nutritional supplements. It has a market cap of $39.93 million.

The profitability and growth rating is 4 of 10. The ROE of 1.96% and ROA of 1.06% are underperforming the industry and are ranked lower than 75% of competitors. Financial strength has a rating of 8 of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 25.39 is outperforming 73% of competitors, and the equity-asset ratio of 0.53 is above the industry median of 0.52.

The L. S. Starrett Co.s (NYSE:SCX) dividend yield is 4.85% with a payout ratio of 4.44%. Over the past 52 weeks, the price has declined 12.2%. The stock is trading with P/E ratio of 91.7 and a P/S ratio of 0.3.

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The company manufactures industrial, professional and consumer measuring and cutting tools. It has a market cap of $57.88 million.

The profitability and growth rating is 4 of 10. The ROE of 0.70% and ROA of 0.34% are underperforming the industry and are ranked lower than 77% of competitors. Financial strength has a rating of 6 of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.70 is underperforming 55% of competitors, and the equity-asset ratio of 0.48 is below the industry median of 0.53.

Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 6.73% of outstanding shares, followed by Simons with 4.93% and Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) with 4.34%.

Network-1 Technologies Inc.’s (NTIP) dividend yield is 3.77% with a payout ratio of 0.59%. Over the past 52 weeks, the stock price has declined 16.7%. The stock is trading with P/E ratio of 15.6 and a P/S ratio of 3.5.

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The company develops, licenses and protects intellectual property assets. It has a market cap of $63.94 million.

The profitability and growth rating is 8 of 10. The ROE of 8.85% and ROA of 8.15% are outperforming the industry and are ranked higher than 92% of competitors. Financial strength has a rating of 10 of 10 with no debt. The equity-asset ratio of 0.95 is above the industry median of 0.58.

Diversicare Healthcare Services Inc.’s (NASDAQ:DVCR) dividend yield is 2.12% with a payout ratio of 0.54% Over the past 52 weeks, the stock price has declined 14.3%. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 25.4 and a P/S ratio of 0.1.

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The company provides long-term care to patients. It has a market cap of $67.15 million.

The profitability and growth rating is 6 of 10. While the ROE of 21.54% is outperforming the sector, the ROA of 1.55% is underperforming the industry and is ranked lower than 66% of competitors. Financial strength has a rating of 5 of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.04 is underperforming 88% of competitors, and the equity-asset ratio of 0.07 is below the industry median of 0.50.

Disclosure: I do not own 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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