These 14 Stocks With Very High Yields (Over 10%) Are Close To 52-Week Highs

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Stocks With Very High Yields Close To One-Year Highs Researched By " long-term-investments.blogspot.com ". I love stocks with very high yields, yields of more than ten percent yearly and 2.5 percent quarter dividend but I also hate stocks with a bad stock performance.

I made a screen of stocks with very high yields as well as a stock price close to 52-Week Highs (up to 5 percent below high). 14 companies fulfilled the screening criteria. From the results are 10 stocks with a current buy or better recommendation.

Here are my favorite stocks:

Invesco Mortgage Capital ( IVR ) has a market capitalization of $2.41 billion. The company generates revenue of $453.35 million and has a net income of $286.80 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $272.54 million. The EBITDA margin is 60.12 percent (operating margin 63.26 percent and net profit margin 63.26 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.00 percent of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.37 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.83. Last fiscal year, the company paid $3.42 in form of dividends to shareholders. The stock is 1.97 percent below 52-Week High.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 7.38, P/S ratio 5.38 and P/B ratio 1.29. Dividend Yield: 12.31 percent. The beta ratio is 0.79.

MFA Financial ( MFA ) has a market capitalization of $2.92 billion. The company employs 35 people, generates revenue of $496.75 million and has a net income of $316.41 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $308.25 million. The EBITDA margin is 62.05 percent (operating margin 62.12 percent and net profit margin 63.70 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 73.94 percent of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 347.86 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.91 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.85. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.98 in form of dividends to shareholders. The stock is 4.65 percent below 52-Week High.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 9.57, P/S ratio 5.87 and P/B ratio 1.16. Dividend Yield: 10.29 percent. The beta ratio is 0.32.

Prospect Capital ( PSEC ) has a market capitalization of $1.97 billion. The company generates revenue of $320.91 million and has a net income of $190.90 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $225.22 million. The EBITDA margin is 70.18 percent (operating margin 58.17 percent and net profit margin 59.49 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 29.45 percent of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 43.93 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.54 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.78. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.22 in form of dividends to shareholders. The stock is 2.49 percent below 52-Week High.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 6.65, P/S ratio 6.21 and P/B ratio 1.11. Dividend Yield: 10.18 percent. The beta ratio is 0.80.

Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with very high yields close to new 52-Week Highs. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 10.92 and forward P/E ratio is 10.15. The dividend yield has a value of 11.45 percent. Price to book ratio is 1.14 and price to sales ratio 7.21. The operating margin amounts to 42.85 percent. The average stock has a debt to equity ratio of 1.59 and is 3.22 percent below 52-Week High.

Selected Articles:

· 17 Higher Capitalized Stocks With Really Huge Dividend Yields (Over 10%)

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· Stocks With More Than 10% Dividend Yield And Buy Rating

· 12 Stocks With Very High Yields (10+ Percent) And Additional Growth Potential



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas , Stocks , US Markets

Referenced Stocks: IVR , MFA , PRU , PSEC

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