12 High Dividend Stocks Near 52-Week Lows

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Includes: CTL, EEP, ENL, ETP, NYCB, OKE, PAA, RIG, SLF, T, VOD, WIN
by: Dividendinvestr

High-dividend stocks deliver income and perform much better than the rest of the market both during market downturns and on the average.

Below are high-dividend stocks that are trading within 10% their 52-weeks lows. All stocks in our list have a market cap of over $5 billion and dividend yield higher than 5%. The market data is sourced from Finviz and hedge fund holdings are obtained from Insider Monkey.

Stock

Country

Sector*

Dividend Yield

P/E

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)

USA

1

8.8%

13.9

Enbridge Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE:EEP)

USA

2

7.9%

N/A

Reed Elsevier NV (NYSE:ENL)

Netherlands

3

5.2%

15.2

Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (NYSE:ETP)

USA

2

8.7%

25.6

New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYB)

USA

4

8.3%

10.1

ONEOK Partners, L.P. (OKS)

USA

2

5.1%

19.5

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA)

USA

2

6.6%

20.0

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG)

Switzerland

2

6.8%

N/A

Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)

Canada

4

6.1%

8.1

AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T)

USA

1

6.1%

8.6

Vodafone Group plc (NASDAQ:VOD)

UK

1

5.5%

11.2

Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN)

USA

1

8.9%

20.4

*1- Technology, 2- Basic Materials, 3- Services, 4- Financial

CenturyLink (CTL) is an integrated communications company. CTL recently traded at $32.79 and has an 8.8% dividend yield. CTL lost 11.5% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $20.2 billion, P/E ratio of 13.9 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 0.99. CTL also had an EPS growth rate of 4.8% during the last five years. Phill Gross initiated a $111 million position in CTL during the most recent quarter. Currently he is the largest holder of CTL shares.

Enbridge Energy Partners (EEP) provides transportation and storage of oil, oil related products and natural gas in the United States. EEP recently traded at $26.87 and has a 7.9% dividend yield. EEP lost 2.3% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $7.3 billion and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 1.55. EEP also had an EPS growth rate of -1.5% during the last five years.

Reed Elsevier NV (ENL) provides information solutions in North America and Europe. ENL recently traded at $22.76 and has a 5.2% dividend yield. ENL lost 9.6% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $8.3 billion, P/E ratio of 15.2 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 0. ENL also had an EPS growth rate of 5.1% during the last five years.

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) provides natural gas midstream, and intrastate transportation and storage services in the United States. ETP recently traded at $40.95 and has an 8.7% dividend yield. ETP lost 11.8% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $8.6 billion, P/E ratio of 25.6 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 1.43. ETP also had an EPS growth rate of -13.8% during the last five years. Jim Simons held the largest position in ETP with his $6.7 million investment at the end of June 2011. He reduced his holdings of ETP by 55% during the second quarter.

New York Community Bancorp (NYB) provides banking products and services in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, and Arizona. NYB recently traded at $12.06 and has a 8.3% dividend yield. NYB lost 21.7% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $5.3 billion, P/E ratio of 10.1 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 0.93. NYB also had an EPS growth rate of 2.2% during the last five years. Irving Kahn held the largest position in NYB with his $55 million investment at the end of June 2011.

ONEOK Partners (OKS) provides processing, storage, and transportation of natural gas in the United States. OKS recently traded at $45.53 and has a 5.1% dividend yield. The stock has a market cap of $9.3 billion, P/E ratio of 19.5 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 1.18. OKS also had an EPS growth rate of 3.7% during the last five years. Jim Simons holds the largest position in OKS with his $13 million investment.

Plains All American Pipeline (PAA) provides transportation, storage, terminalling, and marketing of oil and gas related products in United States and Canada. PAA recently traded at $59.55 and has a 6.6% dividend yield. PAA lost 0.4% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $8.9 billion, P/E ratio of 20 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 1.07. PAA also had an EPS growth rate of -3.4% during the last five years. Dmitry Balyasny holds the largest position in PAA with his $39 million investment.

Transocean Ltd. (RIG) provides offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells worldwide. RIG recently traded at $46.49 and has a 6.8% dividend yield. RIG lost 24.2% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $14.9 billion and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 0.53. RIG also had an EPS growth rate of -0.3% during the last five years. John Paulson was the largest holder of RIG at the end of most recent quarter. He reduced his holdings of RIG by 23$ and currently he has a $1.2 billion position in this company.

Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) provides various life and health insurance, savings, investment management, retirement, and pension products and services. SLF recently traded at $23.97 and has a 6.1% dividend yield. SLF lost 3.6% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $13.9 billion, P/E ratio of 8.1 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 0.34. SLF also had an EPS growth rate of -4.6% during the last five years.

AT&T (T) is a huge telecommunication company operating worldwide. T recently traded at $28.44 and has a 6.1% dividend yield. T gained 6.8% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $168.5 billion, P/E ratio of 8.6 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 0.58. T also had an EPS growth rate of 17.8% during the last five years. Jim Simons invested nearly $60 million in T and increased his holdings of this company by 170% during the second quarter.

Vodafone (VOD) provides mobile telecommunication services worldwide. VOD recently traded at $26.25 and has a 5.5% dividend yield. VOD gained 6.9% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $138.2 billion, P/E ratio of 11.2 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 0.44. VOD also had an EPS growth rate of 4.1% during the last five years.

Windstream Corporation (WIN) provides communications and technology solutions in the United States. WIN recently traded at $11.24 and has a 8.9% dividend yield. WIN gained 0% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $5.7 billion, P/E ratio of 20.4 and Total Debt/Equity ratio of 9.2. WIN also had an EPS growth rate of -7.1% during the last five years. Stuart Peterson initiated $22.7 million worth of brand new position in WIN during the second quarter.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.