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Alberto Abaterusso
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3 Stocks Thrashing the S&P 500's Dividend Yield

Innophos Holdings tops the list

February 13, 2019 | About:

Several stocks are thrashing the S&P 500 index in terms of a higher dividend yield. The index offers a yield of 1.96% as of Feb. 12.

As a result, dividend investors may want to consider the following securities.

Innophos Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:IPHS) traded around $31.1 on Tuesday. For the 52 weeks through Feb. 12, the share price declined 28% and the forward dividend yield increased to 6.28%.

The stock has a market capitalization of $610.07 million, a price-earnings ratio of 31.4 versus an industry median of 18.54, a price-book ratio of 1.79 versus an industry median of 1.83 and a price-sales ratio of 0.75 versus an industry median of 1.27.

The share price is below the 200-day simple moving average line, almost on par with the 100-day SMA line and substantially above the 50-day SMA line. The share price falls within the 52-week range of $22.57 to $50.4.

Based in Cranbury, New Jersey, Innophos Holdings produces specialty ingredients for the food, health, nutrition and industrial markets.

GuruFocus assigned a financial strength rating of 5 out of 10 and a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10.

The recommendation rating is 3 out of 5 and the average target price is $40 per share.

Shares of United-Guardian Inc. (NASDAQ:UG) traded around $20 on Tuesday. Following a 10% increase for the 52 weeks through Feb. 12, the forward dividend yield is 5.64%.

The stock has a market capitalization of about $91.89 million, a price-earnings ratio of 19.21 versus an industry median of 19.86, a price-book ratio of 7.16 versus an industry median of 1.6 and a price-sales ratio of 6.51 versus an industry median of 1.02.

The share price is above the 200-, 100- and 50-day simple moving average lines. The share price at close Tuesday was 28.9% above the 52-week low of $15.51 and 3.75% from the 52-week high of $20.75.

Based in Hauppauge, New York, United-Guardian Inc. produces and sells products for personal care, household and health care, as well as pharmaceuticals products in the U.S. and internationally.

GuruFocus assigned a financial strength rating of 10 out of 10 and a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10.

Shares of Kronos Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:KRO) traded around $14.3 on Tuesday. For the 52 weeks through Feb. 12, the share price decreased 41%, pushing the forward dividend yield up to 5.11%.

The stock has a market capitalization of $1.66 billion, a price-book ratio of 1.94 versus an industry median of 1.83, a price-sales ratio of 0.87 versus an industry median of 1.27 and a price-earnings ratio of 7.26 versus an industry median of 18.54.

The share price is below the 200-day simple moving average line, but above the 100- and 50-day SMA lines. The 52-week range is $10.51 to $25.95.

Based in Dallas, Texas, Kronos Worldwide Inc. manufactures specialty chemical products for a wide range of industries. The company sells its products all over the world.

GuruFocus assigned a financial strength rating of 7 out of 10 and a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10.

The recommendation rating is 3 out of 5 and the average target price is $14 per share.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any securities mentioned.

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About the author:

Alberto Abaterusso
I am a contributor at GuruFocus. I primarily write about gold, silver and precious metals mining industries. My articles have also been widely linked by popular sites, including MarketWatch, Financial Times, 24hGold, Investopedia, Financial.org, CNBS, MSN Money, Zachs, Reuters and others. I hold a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Università degli Studi di Bari (Italy), Aldo Moro. I am based in The Netherlands.

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