6 High-Dividend Stocks Near 52-Week Lows

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Includes: ACMP, CVC, EPB, EXC, PBI, PPL
by: Dividendinvestr

The initial price we pay for a new position is one of the most important elements that determine the success of our investment. Looking at names trading near their 52-week lows is a good starting point to find cheap stocks.

Below we compiled a list of six dividend stocks that have market caps of over $3 billion, dividend yields higher than 4.5%, P/E ratios of lower than 20, and that are trading within 15% of their 52-week lows. We obtained market data from Finviz and MSN Money.

Stock

Market Cap
(Billion $)

Sector*

Dividend Yield

P/E

Beta

Chesapeake Midstream Partners (CHKM)

3.9

1

5.9%

19.3

N/A

Cablevision Systems (NYSE:CVC)

3.6

2

4.6%

15.6

1.39

El Paso Pipeline Partners (NYSE:EPB)

7.2

1

6.0%

16.7

0.21

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC)

25.5

3

5.5%

10.3

0.54

Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI)

3.4

4

8.8%

9.9

1

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL)

15.8

3

5.3%

10.1

0.4

*1-Basic Materials 2-Services 3-Utilities 4-Consumer Goods

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Chesapeake Midstream Partners operates midstream energy assets in the U.S. It recently traded at $26.45 and has a 5.9% dividend yield. Shares gained 2.4% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $3.9 billion, P/E ratio of 19.3 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 0.43. Chesapeake Midstream Partners also had an EPS growth rate of 23.2% during the last five years.

Cablevision Systems operates as a telecommunications and media company. It recently traded at $13.07 and has a 4.6% dividend yield. It lost 43.1% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $3.6 billion and P/E ratio of 15.6. Cablevision also had an EPS growth rate of 38.9% during the last five years.

El Paso Pipeline Partners provides storage and transportation services of natural gas in the U.S. It recently traded at $34.14 and has a 6% dividend yield. Shares gained 2.9% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $7.2 billion, P/E ratio of 16.7 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 2.03. El Paso also had an EPS growth rate of 12.3% during the last five years.

Exelon Corp. generates electricity in the U.S. It recently traded at $38.53 and has a 5.5% dividend yield. Shares lost 1.4% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $25.5 billion, P/E ratio of 10.3 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 0.94. Exelon also had an EPS growth rate of 9.8% during the last five years.

Pitney Bowes provides software, hardware, and services related to documents, packaging, mailing, and shipping. It recently traded at $17.1 and has a 8.8% dividend yield. Shares lost 25.5% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $3.4 billion and P/E ratio of 9.9. Pitney Bowes also had an EPS growth rate of -7.1% during the last five years.

PPL Corp. provides transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in the U.S. and the UK. It recently traded at $27.35 and has a 5.3% dividend yield. Shares gained 5% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $15.8 billion, P/E ratio of 10.1 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 1.72. PPL Corp. also had an EPS growth rate of 4.5% during the last five years.

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