High-Yield MidCap stocks with low beta ratios originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Investors always look for opportunities on the market. They try to realize a bigger return by excluding additional risks. Risk-free stocks don't exist but some stocks have a higher volatility than others. A ratio that measures the volatility is the beta ratio.
Linked is a sheet of the "safest" high-yielding stocks. Those stocks have a beta ratio below 0.5 as well as a higher market capitalization. In my case, I screen for stocks with a market valuation over USD 2 billion.
Only 20 companies fulfilled the mentioned criteria of which six have a double-digit yield. Eight of the results are recommended to buy. REITs and oil & gas pipeline stocks dominating the screen.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full list. The average P/E ratio amounts to 19.71 and forward P/E ratio is 14.30. The dividend yield has a value of 8.25 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.85 and price to sales ratio 4.75. The operating margin amounts to 37.15 percent and the beta ratio is 0.36. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 3.0.
Related stock ticker symbols:
TWO, AGNC, ARR, NLY, CYS, HTS, MFA, SPH, BWP, APU, CLMT, BPL, KMP, EPB, LO, ETR, FE, MO, POM, SEP