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  • 5 Cheap Stocks Guru Investors Are Buying

    The P/E ratio is a strong indicator of whether a stock is a good value, and the lower the better. For this reason, many of the stocks with the lowest P/E ratios are broadly held by the investors.

    However, a low P/E ratio requires further investigation, as the company could be in terminal decline, belong to an industry with endemic problems, or have other unfavorable valuations that make it unattractive as an investment.

    Below are 5 of the cheapest stocks that were bought by investment guru's within the recent quarter. Four of the results pay a dividend. It's only a first step for further research but in my view, there are some interesting stocks on the list.

    These are the results:

    #1 Fifth Third Bancorp -- Yield: 2.50%

    Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) employs 18,351 people, generates revenue of $4,030.00 million and has a net income of $1,483.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $16.81 billion.

    Fifth Third Bancorp's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,826.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 47.39% (the operating margin is 34.01% and the net profit margin 24.87%).

    Financials: The total debt represents 12.02% of Fifth Third Bancorp assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 106.66%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.07% was realized by Fifth Third Bancorp.

    Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.74. Last fiscal year, Fifth Third Bancorp paid $0.51 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

    Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.95, the P/S ratio is 2.83 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.20. The dividend yield amounts to 2.50%. - Read more here: 5 Cheap Stocks Guru Investors Are Buying....

    Tags: BBBY, BEN, DE, DFS, FITB
    Jul 02 2:22 AM | Link | Comment!
  • 5 Best Stocks For Retirement Investors

    If you are in retirement, it's important to have multiple income streams, such as Social Security and savings and investments you built up on your own. For the lucky, there are pensions, but those are fast disappearing. Investing in stocks that pay a dividend is another way to generate income while you're in retirement.

    Dividend stocks offer investors an attractive alternative to traditional fixed-income investments. Dividend-paying stocks have the potential to generate income in two ways: first, through the regular dividend payment, and second, through potential appreciation of the stock price itself. Investors can expect to receive an annual dividend ranging from 2.5 percent to 3 percent of the stock's value.

    Below is a selection of stocks with solid yields that could be interesting for traders and investors.

    Here are the detailed results...

    AT&T -- Yield: 5.37%

    AT&T (NYSE:T) employs 250,790 people, generates revenue of $132,447.00 million and has a net income of $6,518.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $181.70 billion.

    AT&T's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $32,139.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 24.27% (the operating margin is 8.87% and the net profit margin 4.92%).

    Financials: The total debt represents 28.03% of AT&T assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 95.02%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 7.02% was realized by AT&T.

    Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.11. Last fiscal year, AT&T paid $1.84 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

    Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 31.47, the P/S ratio is 1.37 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.10. The dividend yield amounts to 5.37%. - Read more here: 5 Best Stocks For Retirement Investors...

    Tags: T, EMR, JNJ, CBRL, AJG
    Jun 24 2:20 PM | Link | Comment!
  • 5 High Yielding S&P 500 Stocks With A Very Predictable Business

    Who don't like stocks with recurring income? For sure, I do. There are many stocks that are deeply woven with the economy and their business model growth with the economy when it enlarges.

    In reality, it isn't easy to find those stocks. At the first sight, there are many companies that seem to fill the predictable business but in fact, they are driving and growing a business which is hanging on a thread.

    What a company need is to have an inimitable business. I'm not talking about low hanging fruit business. China could faster imitate this kind of business. Data storage or harware are such examples.

    Today I like to introduce 5 companies that might have a deeper integrated business with a predictable income. I used the gurufocus predictable companies' screener for my work. Attached are the 5 top picks that earned the highest rating on the database.

    These are my results. Which do you like?

    #1 Realty Income -- Yield: 4.95%

    Realty Income (NYSE:O) employs 131 people, generates revenue of $933.50 million and has a net income of $269.14 million. The current market capitalization stands at $10.71 billion.

    Realty Income's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $827.48 million. The EBITDA margin is 88.64% (the operating margin is 25.00% and the net profit margin 28.83%).

    Financials: The total debt represents 44.82% of Realty Income assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 87.92%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 4.50% was realized by Realty Income. Here is the 10-Year financial history of the company.

    Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.07. Last fiscal year, Realty Income paid $1.64 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

    Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 43.08, the P/S ratio is 11.48 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.99. The dividend yield amounts to 4.95%. - Read more here: 5 High Yielding S&P 500 Stocks With A Very Predictable Business....

    Tags: O, GIS, PSA, PG, KO, KSS, OMC
    Jun 22 12:41 PM | Link | Comment!
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