S&P 500 Stocks With Best Dividends By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. The S&P 500 index is a popular used tool by investors. Professionals like big insurance player or pension funds allocate their portfolio weighting on indices like the Dow Jones Index and Standard & Poor's 500. The S&P 500 is a free-float capitalization-weighted index published since 1957 by Standard & Poor's, a division of McGraw-Hill Companies.
I screened the index with its 500 companies by the best dividend yields. The index has twenty-eight high yields and the highest yield amounts to 11.11 percent, paid by Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI). In order to focus on the cheapest high yields, I decided to select only those stocks with a current P/E ratio of less than 15. Exactly thirteen companies remained of which seven have a buy or better recommendation.
Here are my favorite stocks:
Take a closer look at the full table. The average P/E ratio amounts to 10.35 and forward P/E ratio is 9.58. The dividend yield has a value of 5.81 percent. Price to book ratio is 4.45 and price to sales ratio 1.16. The operating margin amounts to 19.35 percent.
Related stock ticker symbols:
PBI, GCI, EXC, CVC, CLF, HRB, PPL, LO, ETR, COP, TE, FII, NYX
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