High Dividend Yield Stocks Close To New Highs By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of stocks with a positive dividend yield that have marked a new 52-Week High within the recent days. Despite the turmoil's at the markets, there are 44 companies at one-year highs and some of them pay very good dividends. I screened the best performing stocks and analyzed all with a positive yield. Sixteen companies fulfilled these criteria of which nine have a buy or better recommendation. The best yielding stock is Apollo Residential Mortgage (NYSE:AMTG) with a yield over 15 percent. Two additional stocks have a double-digit yield.
Here is the table with some fundamentals to compare:
Take a look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio amounts to 21.39 while the average forward price to earnings ratio amounts to 16.84. The average dividend yield is 4.65 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.97 and price to sales ratio 3.32. The stocks are 0.57 percent below new 52-Week Highs.
Related stock ticker symbols:
AMTG, AGNC, NLY, PVD, MO, TTO, BIP, BGS, DEST, DPS, KBALB, HTLF, SYPR, SHW, EXPE, PRGO