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Tiziano Frateschi
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6 Companies Paying High Dividend Yields

Haverty Furniture tops the list

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

Haverty Furniture Companies Inc.’s (NYSE:HVT.A) dividend yield is 2.87% with a payout ratio of 0.57%. Over the past 52 weeks, the stock price has decreased 9.4%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 21.4 and a price-sales ratio of 0.6.

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The company sells home furnishings in its retail stores. It has a market cap of $457.55 million.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 7.33% and the return on assets of 4.66% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 52% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 8 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 1.34 is outperforming 55% of competitors, and the equity-asset ratio of 0.65 is above the industry median of 0.48.

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp.’s (NYSE:ANH) dividend yield is 11.61% with a payout ratio of 2.14%. Over the past 52 weeks, the stock price has declined 6.6%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 18.1 and a price-sales ratio of 10.1.

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The company, which manages a leveraged portfolio of residential mortgage-backed securities, has a market cap of $499.34 million.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 2 out of 10. While the return on equity of 4.12% is outperforming the sector, the return on assets of 0.65% is underperforming 81% of its competitors. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.41 is outperforming 84% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.11 is below the industry median of 0.52.

Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 5.81% of outstanding shares, followed by John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.36% and Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03%.

Sapiens International Corp. NV’s (NASDAQ:SPNS) dividend yield is 1.97% with a payout ratio of 1.67%. Over the past 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 05.7%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 53.5 and a price-sales ratio of 1.8.

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With a market cap of $505.76 million, the company provides software solutions to the insurance industry.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 4.40% and the return on assets of 2.53% are underperforming the sector and are ranked lower than 63% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.79 is underperforming 73% of competitors, and the equity-asset ratio of 0.54 is below the industry median of 0.60.

With 0.79% of outstanding shares, Simons is the company's largest shareholder among the gurus.

NN Inc.’s (NASDAQ:NNBR) dividend yield is 1.51% with a payout ratio of 0.45%. Over the past 52 weeks, the stock price has declined 30.7%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 3.5 and a price-sales ratio of 0.8.

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The company, which manufactures precision bearing and metal components, has a market cap of $511.83 million.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10. The return on equity of 36.52% and the return on assets of 10.30% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 80% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.23 is underperforming 68% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.33 is below the industry median of 0.53.

PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 8.72% of outstanding shares, followed by Mariko Gordon (Trades, Portfolio) with 6.82% and Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 4.09%.

Star Group LP’s (NYSE:SGU) dividend yield is 4.61% with a payout ratio of 0.52%. Over the past 52 weeks, the stock price has declined 5.1%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 12.4 and a price-sales ratio of 0.4.

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The company provides home heating products and services. It has a market cap of $542.15 million.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 4 out of 10. The return on equity of 15.94% and the return on assets of 14.56% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 53% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.19 is outperforming 61% of competitors, and the equity-asset ratio of 0.43 is above the industry median of 0.42.

With 1.83% of outstanding shares, Royce is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Simons with 1.62% and Hotchkis & Wiley with 0.15%.

Formula Systems (1985) Ltd.’s (NASDAQ:FORTY) dividend yield is 1.93% with a payout ratio of 0.3%. Over the past 52 weeks, the stock price has declined 5.5%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 30.6 and a price-sales ratio of 0.4.

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The company provides software solutions and services. It has a market cap of $527.71 million.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. The return on equity of 4.92% and the return on assets of 1.14% are underperforming the sector and are ranked lower than 58% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.72 is underperforming 77% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.23 is below the industry median of 0.60.

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

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