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10 High Yield Large- And MidCaps With High EPS Forecasts

|Includes:CRH, ETE, HSBC Holdings PLC (HSBC), MWE, PBCT, PHG, PWE, STM, TAC, WRI

Stocks with a market capitalization of more than $2 billion offer generally lower risks and have a lower volatility than stocks stock with a smaller capitalization. Further, the volatility rises if the dividend yield is very high. But a high yield does not mean that the dividend is not sustained.

What if we can find some stocks with a high yield and a very high EPS growth in order to make sure that the dividend payment is hedged in the long-run? Five years ahead, a growth of more than 20 percent yearly leads to earnings that are 2.5 times higher than the current value. However, I screened the capital market by stocks with a market capitalization of at least $2 billion as well as dividend yield of more than 5 percent. In addition, the company should growth in earnings for the next five years by more than 20 percent yearly. These are the results:

1. Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) has a market capitalization of $7.80 billion. The company employs 6,229 people, generates revenues of $6,598.13 million and has a net income of $337.82 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,412.72 million.

The total debt representing 53.98 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 7,774.53 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $1.35 of which $2.16 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal. Earnings are expected to grow 20.81 percent for the next five years annually.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 25.95, Price/Sales 1.27 and Price/Book ratio 69.69. Dividend Yield: 6.66 percent. The beta ratio is 0.75.

2. Penn West Petroleum (PWE) has a market capitalization of $7.56 billion. The company employs 2,100 people, generates revenues of $2,446.67 million and has a net income of $220.12 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,256.45 million.

The total debt representing 18.92 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 32.14 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $1.38 of which $1.52 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal. Earnings are expected to grow 27.30 percent for the next five years annually.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.61, Price/Sales 3.39 and Price/Book ratio 0.97. Dividend Yield: 6.08 percent. The beta ratio is 1.42.

3. STMicroelectronics (STM) has a market capitalization of $4.99 billion. The company employs 53,300 people, generates revenues of $10,346.00 million and has a net income of $542.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,705.00 million.

The total debt representing 13.26 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 23.33 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $0.98 of which $0.28 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal. Earnings are expected to grow 21.10 percent for the next five years annually.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 5.76, Price/Sales 0.60 and Price/Book ratio 0.78. Dividend Yield: 5.97 percent. The beta ratio is 1.72.

4. Koninklijke Philips Electronics (PHG) has a market capitalization of $16.54 billion. The company employs 124,218 people, generates revenues of $34,338.40 million and has a net income of $1,937.18 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,710.57 million.

The total debt representing 14.43 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 30.96 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $-0.59 of which $1.01 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal. Earnings are expected to grow 22.60 percent for the next five years annually.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is not calculable, Price/Sales 0.55 and Price/Book ratio 0.88. Dividend Yield: 5.91 percent. The beta ratio is 1.41.

5. TransAlta Corp. (TAC) has a market capitalization of $4.52 billion. The company employs 2,389 people, generates revenues of $2,745.69 million and has a net income of $213.30 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $844.45 million.

The total debt representing 42.82 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 133.30 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $1.24 of which $1.13 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal. Earnings are expected to grow 25.45 percent for the next five years annually.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.40, Price/Sales 1.67 and Price/Book ratio 1.61. Dividend Yield: 5.69 percent. The beta ratio is 0.95.

6. MarkWest Energy Partners (MWE) has a market capitalization of $4.50 billion. The company employs 590 people, generates revenues of $1,187.63 million and has a net income of $31.10 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $304.87 million.

The total debt representing 38.20 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 118.96 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $0.92 of which $2.56 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal. Earnings are expected to grow 24.23 percent for the next five years annually.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 57.46, Price/Sales 3.74 and Price/Book ratio 3.49. Dividend Yield: 5.59 percent. The beta ratio is 0.93.

7. Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) has a market capitalization of $2.36 billion. The company employs 380 people, generates revenues of $554.67 million and has a net income of $48.13 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $325.68 million.

The total debt representing 53.86 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 143.86 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $0.07 of which $1.04 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal. Earnings are expected to grow 28.35 percent for the next five years annually.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 277.54, Price/Sales 4.71 and Price/Book ratio 1.41. Dividend Yield: 5.23 percent. The beta ratio is 1.72.

8. People's United Financial (PBCT) has a market capitalization of $4.26 billion. The company employs 4,528 people, generates revenues of $828.80 million and has a net income of $85.70 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $144.00 million.

The total debt representing 2.73 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 13.10 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $0.53 of which $0.62 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal. Earnings are expected to grow 21.68 percent for the next five years annually.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.14, Price/Sales 4.40 and Price/Book ratio 0.84. Dividend Yield: 5.17 percent. The beta ratio is 0.32.

9. CRH PLC (CRH) has a market capitalization of $11.54 billion. The company employs 76,418 people, generates revenues of $23,198.92 million and has a net income of $593.04 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,043.90 million.

The total debt representing 24.98 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 51.91 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $0.91 of which $0.84 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal. Earnings are expected to grow 20.85 percent for the next five years annually.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.83, Price/Sales 0.53 and Price/Book ratio 0.88. Dividend Yield: 5.08 percent. The beta ratio is 1.13.

10. HSBC Holdings (HBC) has a market capitalization of $128.36 billion. The company employs 295,995 people, generates revenues of $58,345.00 million and has a net income of $14,191.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $37,941.00 million.

The total debt representing 7.28 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 121.08 percent. Finally, earnings per share amounts to $4.22 of which $1.70 were paid in form of dividends to shareholders last fiscal. Earnings are expected to grow 25.15 percent for the next five years annually.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 8.52, Price/Sales 1.82 and Price/Book ratio 0.91. Dividend Yield: 5.0 percent. The beta ratio is 1.19.



Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.
Stocks: HSBC, PHG, CRH, ETE, PWE, STM, TAC, MWE, PBCT, WRI