Industrial dividend stocks with highest float short ratios originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Today I like to discover the industrial goods sector by stocks with the highest float short ratio. The figure shows the amount of short selling transactions. In order to exclude damaged business models, I observe only companies with a market capitalization above USD 2 billion and positive dividend payments.
The top results have a float short ratio between 4.0 and 17.44 percent. Industrials are not popular for short selling. Lennar, the residential construction firm, is the highest shorted company on the list.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full list. The average P/E ratio amounts to 25.40 and forward P/E ratio is 15.90. The dividend yield has a value of 1.27 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.34 and price to sales ratio 1.77. The operating margin amounts to 11.13 percent and the beta ratio is 1.42. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 0.85.
Related stock ticker symbols:
LEN, ATU, DHI, MLM, JOY, CVA, MTW, WCN, FAST, ATI, BDC, LLL, COL, ENS, ITT, BWC, EXP, HEI, SWK, AGCO