3/17/2012

The Cheapest High Yield Stocks On The S&P 500

Cheap High Yield Stocks From S&P 500 Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. The Standard & Poor’s is a major index, free-float capitalization-weighted and published since 1957. He summarizes the prices of 500 large-cap common stocks that are actively traded in the United States. The index contains 17 high yield stocks but most of them are very expensive in terms of future growth. That's why I screened the index by high yield stocks with a forward P/E ratio of less than 15. Exactly twelve companies fulfilled these criteria of which five have a buy rating.

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Altria Group (NYSE:MO) has a market capitalization of $61.43 billion. The company employs 9,900 people, generates revenues of $23,800.00 million and has a net income of $3,393.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,321.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 26.56 percent (operating margin 25.50 percent and the net profit margin finally 14.26 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 37.04 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 371.98 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 76.13 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.64. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.58 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.34, P/S ratio 2.59 and P/B ratio 16.72. Dividend Yield: 5.45 percent. The beta ratio is 0.41.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Altria Group, Inc. (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Altria Group, Inc. (MO) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE: MO) (Click to enlarge)


AT&T (NYSE:T) has a market capitalization of $187.29 billion. The company employs 256,420 people, generates revenues of $126,723.00 million and has a net income of $4,184.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $27,595.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 21.78 percent (operating margin 7.27 percent and the net profit margin finally 3.30 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 23.95 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 61.36 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 3.63 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.66. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.73 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 47.80, P/S ratio 1.48 and P/B ratio 1.78. Dividend Yield: 5.56 percent. The beta ratio is 0.59.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of AT&T Inc. (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of AT&T Inc. (T) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) (Click to enlarge)


Integrys Energy Group (NYSE:TEG) has a market capitalization of $4.15 billion. The company employs 4,619 people, generates revenues of $4,708.70 million and has a net income of $230.90 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $658.90 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 13.99 percent (operating margin 8.68 percent and the net profit margin finally 4.90 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 24.29 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 80.51 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 7.77 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.89. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.72 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.34, P/S ratio 0.90 and P/B ratio 1.42. Dividend Yield: 5.02 percent. The beta ratio is 0.85.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Integrys Energy Group,... (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Integrys Energy Group,... (TEG) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Integrys Energy Group,... (NYSE: TEG) (Click to enlarge)

Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 20.43 and forward P/E ratio is 11.24. The dividend yield has a value of 5.81 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.33 and price to sales ratio 1.15. The operating margin amounts to 13.63 percent. Finally, the return on equity has a fantastic margin of 10.60 percent and the return on investment follows with a value of 4.58 percent.

Here is the full table with some fundamentals:

The Cheapest High Yield Stocks On The S&P 500 (Click to enlarge)

Related stock ticker symbols:
PBI, RRD, POM, T, SVU, MO, RAI, EXC, GCI, TEG, PPL, VZ

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I am long MO. I receive no compensation to write about these specific stocks, sector or theme. I don't plan to increase or decrease positions or obligations within the next 72 hours.

For the other stocks: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I receive no compensation to write about any specific stock, sector or theme.

1 comment:

  1. Some excellent companies with nice juicy yields. Finding quality requires much time and effort thanks for all the great information.

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