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To construct this list we looked for securities with the following characteristics:

- Dividend yield above 2%
- Trading above the 20, 50 and 200 day moving averages
- Generating significant levered free cash flow relative to current market cap

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the top six stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.



We also created a price-weighted index of the stocks mentioned below, and monitored the performance of the list relative to the S&P 500 index over the last month. To access a complete analysis of this list's recent performance, click here.



Given these data points and your knowledge about the markets, which of these dividend-paying stocks are you most bullish about?

1. Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC): Education & Training Services Industry. Market cap of $342.09M. Dividend yield at 6.6%. This stock is 4.33% above from its 20-day MA, 0.47% above from its 50-day MA, and 6.26% above from its 200-day MA. LFCF/market cap at 22.26%, given its levered free cash flow of 76.59M. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 5.33% (equivalent to 5.76 days of average volume). The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 5.43% over the last week.

2. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC):
Conglomerates Industry. Market cap of $18.59B. Dividend yield at 3.15%. This stock is 0.14% above from its 20-day MA, 1.42% above from its 50-day MA, and 8.65% above from its 200-day MA. LFCF/market cap at 13.58%, given its levered free cash flow of 2.55B. Offers a good dividend, and appears to have good liquidity to back it up--dividend yield at 3.15%, current ratio at 1.47, and quick ratio at 1.33. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 8.95% (equivalent to 12.2 days of average volume). The stock has gained 18.21% over the last year.

3. Crosstex Energy Inc. (XTXI): Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing Industry. Market cap of $531.29M. Dividend yield at 3.19%. This stock is 1.09% above from its 20-day MA, 6.45% above from its 50-day MA, and 18.5% above from its 200-day MA. LFCF/market cap at 12.21%, given its levered free cash flow of 62.16M. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 6.% (equivalent to 6.34 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 24.64%.

4. Innophos Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:IPHS): C
hemicals Industry. Market cap of $1.0B. Dividend yield at 2.16%. This stock is 4.04% above from its 20-day MA, 2.26% above from its 50-day MA, and 20.48% above from its 200-day MA. LFCF/market cap at 11.79%, given its levered free cash flow of 117.46M. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 8.67% over the last week.

5. Telecom Corp. of New Zealand Ltd. (NZT): Telecom Services Industry. Market cap of $3.70B. Dividend yield at 6.71%. This stock is 0.35% above from its 20-day MA, 8.77% above from its 50-day MA, and 19.34% above from its 200-day MA. LFCF/market cap at 11.39%, given its levered free cash flow of 417.87M. The stock has gained 54.82% over the last year.

6. Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT):
Aerospace/Defense Products & Services Industry. Market cap of $27.66B. Dividend yield at 3.77%. This stock is 2.76% above from its 20-day MA, 2.21% above from its 50-day MA, and 8.33% above from its 200-day MA. LFCF/market cap at 10.29%, given its levered free cash flow of 2.86B. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 5.07% (equivalent to 7.78 days of average volume). The stock has gained 1.95% over the last year.

7. PRIMEDIA Inc. (NYSE:PRM): Publishing Industry. Market cap of $316.45M. Dividend yield at 3.94%. This stock is 0.39% above from its 20-day MA, 24.43% above from its 50-day MA, and54.22% above from its 200-day MA. LFCF/market cap at 10.26%, given its levered free cash flow of 32.36M. The stock has gained 121.87% over the last year.

*Data sourced from Yahoo! Finance and Finviz.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Source: 7 High Yield Rallying Stocks Generating Significant Cash Flows