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Do you prefer stocks that pay part of their return in reliable dividend income? If so, we have just the list for you.

We began by screening for stocks with strong upward momentum, trading above their 20-day, 50-day, and 200-day moving averages. We then screened for stocks paying dividend yields above 2% and sustainable payout ratios below 50%.

Finally, we screened for those with strong profitability compared to industry peers, with higher gross, operating, and pretax margins than their industry averages by at least 5% on each margin. This indicates that these companies are taking a greater percentage of their revenues as profits, and they also have stronger control over their cost structures.

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Do you think these stocks pay reliable dividend income? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

List sorted by dividend yield.

1. American National Bankshares Inc. (AMNB): Operates as the bank holding company for American National Bank and Trust Company that provides various commercial, mortgage, and consumer banking products and services to individuals and businesses in Virginia and North Carolina. Market cap at $181.5M, most recent closing price at $23.18. Dividend yield at 3.95%, payout ratio at 49.10%. The stock is rallying 0.91% above its 20-day moving average, 2.39% above its 50-day MA, and 14.50% above its 200-day MA. TTM gross margin at 81.23% vs. industry average at 72.86%. TTM operating margin at 45.14% vs. industry average at 39.95%. TTM pretax margin at 29.78% vs. industry average at 23.91%.

2. Citizens & Northern Corp. (CZNC): Operates as the holding for Citizens & Northern Bank, which provides various banking and mortgage products and services to individual and corporate customers in north central Pennsylvania and southern New York. Market cap at $245.5M, most recent closing price at $20.09. Dividend yield at 3.92%, payout ratio at 32.74%. The stock is rallying 7.19% above its 20-day moving average, 11.81% above its 50-day MA, and 12.02% above its 200-day MA. TTM gross margin at 84.5% vs. industry average at 72.86%. TTM operating margin at 51.41% vs. industry average at 39.95%. TTM pretax margin at 42.37% vs. industry average at 23.91%.

3. Community Trust Bancorp Inc. (CTBI): Operates as the holding company for Community Trust Bank, Inc. Market cap at $526.65M, most recent closing price at $33.89. Dividend yield at 3.62%, payout ratio at 46.08%. The stock is rallying 3.11% above its 20-day moving average, 4.33% above its 50-day MA, and 15.16% above its 200-day MA. TTM gross margin at 82.36% vs. industry average at 72.86%. TTM operating margin at 50.% vs. industry average at 39.95%. TTM pretax margin at 30.02% vs. industry average at 23.91%.

4. Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (CFR): Provides various banking and financial products and services primarily in Texas. Market cap at $3.43B, most recent closing price at $55.94. Dividend yield at 3.35%, payout ratio at 49.96%. The stock is rallying 1.35% above its 20-day moving average, 1.41% above its 50-day MA, and 6.67% above its 200-day MA. TTM gross margin at 93.92% vs. industry average at 72.86%. TTM operating margin at 45.31% vs. industry average at 39.95%. TTM pretax margin at 32.78% vs. industry average at 23.91%.

5. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM): Provides various financial services worldwide. Market cap at $129.58B, most recent closing price at $34.04. Dividend yield at 3.33%, payout ratio at 23.90%. The stock is rallying 2.99% above its 20-day moving average, 2.51% above its 50-day MA, and 0.31% above its 200-day MA. TTM gross margin at 81.73% vs. industry average at 61.26%. TTM operating margin at 47.11% vs. industry average at 38.03%. TTM pretax margin at 23.78% vs. industry average at 18.28%.

6. National Bankshares Inc. (NKSH): Operates as the holding company for the National Bank of Blacksburg (NBB), a chartered national bank that provides a range of retail and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses, non-profits, and local governments in Virginia. Market cap at $218.89M, most recent closing price at $31.54. Dividend yield at 3.32%, payout ratio at 38.45%. The stock is rallying 5.50% above its 20-day moving average, 8.06% above its 50-day MA, and 15.43% above its 200-day MA. TTM gross margin at 79.83% vs. industry average at 72.86%. TTM operating margin at 54.33% vs. industry average at 39.95%. TTM pretax margin at 40.39% vs. industry average at 23.91%.

7. Westamerica Bancorp. (WABC): Operates as the holding company for Westamerica Bank that provides various banking services to individual and corporate customers in northern and central California. Market cap at $1.32B, most recent closing price at $47.34. Dividend yield at 3.07%, payout ratio at 48.07%. The stock is rallying 3.74% above its 20-day moving average, 5.97% above its 50-day MA, and 7.81% above its 200-day MA. TTM gross margin at 92.86% vs. industry average at 72.86%. TTM operating margin at 63.16% vs. industry average at 39.95%. TTM pretax margin at 44.95% vs. industry average at 23.91%.

8. CVB Financial Corp. (CVBF): Operates as a bank holding company for Citizens Business Bank that provides various retail banking and financial services to small to mid-sized businesses, high net-worth individuals, and professionals in the United States. Market cap at $1.21B, most recent closing price at $11.54. Dividend yield at 2.89%, payout ratio at 40.98%. The stock is rallying 4.44% above its 20-day moving average, 6.72% above its 50-day MA, and 13.30% above its 200-day MA. TTM gross margin at 88.92% vs. industry average at 72.86%. TTM operating margin at 57.29% vs. industry average at 39.95%. TTM pretax margin at 43.76% vs. industry average at 23.91%.

9. RPC Inc. (RES): Provides a range of oilfield services and equipment to the oil and gas companies primarily in the United States. Market cap at $2.47B, most recent closing price at $11.27. Dividend yield at 2.78%, payout ratio at 17.50%. The stock is rallying 4.10% above its 20-day moving average, 6.50% above its 50-day MA, and 3.55% above its 200-day MA. TTM gross margin at 44.82% vs. industry average at 34.23%. TTM operating margin at 26.59% vs. industry average at 18.6%. TTM pretax margin at 26.13% vs. industry average at 13.77%.

10. Camden National Corp. (CAC): Operates as the holding company for Camden National Bank, which provides commercial and consumer banking products and services to the individuals, businesses, municipalities, non-profits, and commercial customers. Market cap at $295.83M, most recent closing price at $38.52. Dividend yield at 2.60%, payout ratio at 43.73%. The stock is rallying 7.41% above its 20-day moving average, 14.56% above its 50-day MA, and 20.12% above its 200-day MA. TTM gross margin at 78.21% vs. industry average at 72.86%. TTM operating margin at 46.23% vs. industry average at 39.95%. TTM pretax margin at 32.06% vs. industry average at 23.91%.

*Profitability data sourced from Fidelity, all other data sourced from Finviz.

Source: 10 Rallying Dividend Stocks With Impressive Profitability