Investing in the stock market is a good way to earn money. If you are looking for a high yield, search for those stocks that are doing better than 10%. To figure the potential stock return, add the dividend yield to the growth rate of projected earnings. A stock which has a yield of 2% and 12% earnings growth can give you a 14% return overall. I have collected eight high dividend yield stocks which you should consider for your portfolio. Take a look.
Arlington Asset Investment Corp (NYSE: AI)
Arlington Asset Investment Corp is an investment firm which acquires mortgage-related and other assets. It manages a portfolio of mortgage holdings with the goal of obtaining a high risk-adjusting return on capital. It acquires direct interest in residential MBS guaranteed as to principal and interest by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac.
The company has a market capitalization of 442.56 Million, EPS is 13.97, P/E ratio is 1.91 and the dividend yield is 13.10% at the annual dividend payout of 0.88.
Vector Group Ltd (NYSE: VGR)
Vector Group Ltd is a holding company. It operates in tobacco and real estate. The company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes in the United States through its Liggett Group LLC and Vector tobacco Inc. subsidiaries, and the real estate business through its New Valley LLC subsidiary, which is seeking to acquire additional operating companies and real estate properties.
It has a current market capitalization of 1.49 Billion, EPS is 0.42, P/E ratio is 39.49 and the dividend yield is 9.64% at the annual dividend payout of 0.40.
Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL)
Ship Finance International Limited is involved mainly in the ownership and operation of vessels and offshore related assets, and also involved in the charter, purchase and sale of sales. It is an international ship owning and chartering company with asset bases across the maritime and offshore industries.
The company has a market capitalization of 1.34 Billion, EPS is 2.19, P/E ratio is 7.16 and the dividend yield is 9.94% at the annual dividend payout of 0.39.
Box Ships Inc. (NYSE: TEU)
Box Ships Inc. is an international shipping company which specializing in the transportation of containers. It was formed by Paragon Shipping Inc., a global provider of shipping transportation services specializing in transporting dry bulk cargoes. It focuses to employ its initial Fleet, and any additional vessels it acquires, on short-to medium term time charter of one to five years.
It has a market capitalization of 78.48 Million, EPS is 0.52, P/E ratio is 7.18 and the dividend yield is 12.80% at the annual dividend payout of 0.12.
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE: NLY)
The company owns, manages and finance a portfolio of real estate related investments, which include mortgage pass-through certificates, collateralized mortgage obligations, Agency callable debentures, and other securities representing interests in or obligations backed by pools of mortgage loans.
It has a market capitalization of 11.40 Billion, EPS is 1.67, P/E ratio is 7.21 and the dividend yield is 13.30% at the annual dividend payout of 0.40.
SandRidge Permian Trust (NYSE: PER)
The trust is formed by SandRidge Energy, Inc. to own royalty interests in 509 developed oil and natural gas wells located in Andres County, Texas and 888 oil and natural gas development wells to be drilled within an Area of Mutual Interest. On December 31, 2010 the trust held approximately 16,700 gross acres in the AMI.
Its market capitalization is 838.43 Million, EPS is 2.40, P/E ratio is 6.66 and the dividend yield is 14.49% at the annual dividend payout of 0.51.
Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (NYSE: IVR)
It is a real investment trust. It is engaged primarily in investing in financing and managing residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities and mortgage loans, which it collectively refers to as its target assets. Its Agency RMBS investments include mortgage pass-through securities and may include collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs).
It has a market capitalization of 2.26 Billion, EPS is 2.77, P/E ratio is 6.04 and the dividend yield is 15.52% at the annual dividend payout of 0.65.
Hatteras Financial Corp. (NYSE: HTS)
The company is an externally managed mortgage real estate investment trust. It primarily invests in single-family residential mortgage pass-through securities guaranteed or issued by the United States Government agency or by the United States Government-sponsored entity and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation.
It has a market capitalization of 2.55 Billion, EPS is 3.39, P/E ratio is 6.82 and the dividend yield is 12.10% at the annual dividend payout of 0.70.
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