13 High Yield Dividend Stocks Being Chased by Smart Money

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Includes: AB, AINV, APU, AV, CINF, EPB, EPD, ETP, FTR, NS, OKS, OZM, WPZ
by: Kapitall

The following is a list of high dividend yield stocks that have seen positive money flows from institutions and insiders over the last 3 months.

Details of the screen:

  • All stocks have a dividend yield above 5%
  • To control the quality of the list, we only focus on stocks with market caps above $2.0B
  • All stocks have seen insiders and institutional buying over the last 3 months

Here is an interactive chart of all the stocks in this screen. More detailed analysis follows below.

To analyze this list, we'll focus on market cap, liquidity, smart money flows and annual performance. The list has been sorted by dividend yield.

1. Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR): Telecom Services Industry. Market cap of $7.64B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 12.99%. Insiders, who currently own 0.13% of the company, increased holdings by 0.02% over the last 3 months, while institutional investors, who currently own 53%, increased holdings by 0.45% over the same period. The company has a current ratio of 1.92, and the stock has gained 24.6% over the last year.

2. Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV): Diversified Investments Industry. Market cap of $2.04B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 10.65%. Insiders, who currently own 0.71% of the company, increased holdings by 3.77% over the last 3 months, while institutional investors, who currently own 52.96%, increased holdings by 1.81% over the same period. The stock has gained 65.67% over the last year.

3. AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (NYSE:AB): Asset Management Industry. Market cap of $2.79B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 7.9%. Insiders, who currently own 0.19% of the company, increased holdings by 5.43% over the last 3 months, while institutional investors, who currently own 40.05%, increased holdings by 0.05% over the same period. The stock has gained 35.88% over the last year.

4. Aviva plc (NYSE:AV): Life Insurance Industry. Market cap of $5.33B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 7.42%. Insiders, who currently own 0.23% of the company, increased holdings by 8.24% over the last 3 months, while institutional investors, who currently own 78.84%, increased holdings by 10.83% over the same period.

5. Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (NYSE:ETP): Oil & Gas Pipelines Industry. Market cap of $9.54B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 7.16%. Insiders, who currently own 32.99% of the company, increased holdings by 0.02% over the last 3 months, while institutional investors, who currently own 18.75%, increased holdings by 7.49% over the same period. The company has a current ratio of 1.81, and the stock has gained 21.18% over the last year.

6. NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS): Oil & Gas Pipelines Industry. Market cap of $3.63B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 7.08%. Institutional investors, who currently own 22.24% of the company's shares, increased holdings by 6.95% over the last 3 months. The company has a current ratio of 1.97, and the stock has gained 19.02% over the last year.

7. ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE:OKS): Oil & Gas Pipelines Industry. Market cap of $6.92B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 6.6%. Insiders, who currently own 41.65% of the company, increased holdings by 0.02% over the last 3 months, while institutional investors, who currently own 15.61%, increased holdings by 16.56% over the same period. The company has a current ratio of 0.5, and the stock has gained 47.04% over the last year.

8. AmeriGas Partners LP (NYSE:APU): Gas Utilities Industry. Market cap of $2.51B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 6.41%. Insiders, who currently own 0.22% of the company, increased holdings by 0.01% over the last 3 months, while institutional investors, who currently own 6.14%, increased holdings by 0.57% over the same period. The company has a current ratio of 1.08, and the stock has gained 31.64% over the last year.

9. Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE:EPD): Independent Oil & Gas Industry. Market cap of $23.51B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 6.25%. Insiders, who currently own 31.53% of the company, increased holdings by 0.22% over the last 3 months, while institutional investors, who currently own 19.17%, increased holdings by 3.47% over the same period. The company has a current ratio of 0.93, and the stock has gained 43% over the last year.

10. Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ): Specialty Chemicals Industry. Market cap of $11.75B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 5.72%. Institutional investors, who currently own 8.15% of the company's shares, increased holdings by 13.75% over the last 3 months. The company has a current ratio of 1.3, and the stock has gained 135.04% over the last year.

11. Cincinnati Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CINF): Property & Casualty Insurance Industry. Market cap of $4.52B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 5.7%. Insiders, who currently own 14.25% of the company, increased holdings by 0.04% over the last 3 months, while institutional investors, who currently own 62.58%, increased holdings by 3.64% over the same period. The stock has gained 19.36% over the last year.

12. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM): Asset Management Industry. Market cap of $4.96B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 5.53%. Insiders, who currently own 88.03% of the company, increased holdings by 0.01% over the last 3 months, while institutional investors, who currently own 9.33%, increased holdings by 0.06% over the same period. The stock has gained 45.66% over the last year.

13. El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EPB): Oil & Gas Pipelines Industry. Market cap of $4.28B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 5.26%. Insiders, who currently own 63.07% of the company, increased holdings by 6.42% over the last 3 months, while institutional investors, who currently own 23.63%, increased holdings by 20.37% over the same period. The company has a current ratio of 1.99, and the stock has gained 69.91% over the last year.

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