HIGH YIELD

Stocks on this list have dividend yields in excess of 5% and potential to provide immediate high income. However, many of these stocks come with much higher risk and the possibility of a near-term dividend cut. Make sure to evaluate a company’s debt level, cash flow generation, sales growth, profitability trends, cyclicality and more to get a better sense of the yield’s safety.

Recent Research

One of the big questions many dividend investors face early on is whether or not it's worth managing a portfolio of individual dividend stocks instead of [...]

Ideas - High Yield

TickerCompany NameSectorIndustryCategoryMarket Cap ($M)Market CapSafety ScoreGrowth ScoreYield ScoreDividend YieldDividend Growth StreakEPS Payout Ratio5yr Median EPS PayoutFCF Payout Ratio5yr Median FCF PayoutEx-Dividend DatePay Date1yr Dividend Growth3yr Dividend Growth5yr Dividend Growth10yr Dividend GrowthAnnual Dividend ($)Dividend Payment ($)Payment FrequencyP/E RatioFree Cash Flow YieldEnterprise Value / SalesEnterprise Value / EBITPrice-to-Book RatioGross MarginOperating MarginProfit MarginFCF MarginReturn on Equity5yr Median ROEROIC5yr Median ROIC1yr Sales Growth5yr Sales CAGR1yr EPS Growth5yr EPS CAGRCurrent RatioDebt to CapitalDebt to CapitalDebt to EquityDebt to EquityNet Debt to EBITNet Debt to EBITEBIT / InterestEBIT / Interest1yr Total Return5yr Total Return CAGR
AB Allianceberstein Holding L.P. Finance Investment Management 1.52 2,284 Mid: $2B to $10B 24 1 93 8.00 < 5 Years 95 191 08/03/2017 2017-08-24 -9 3 4 -7 2.0 0.5 Quarterly 11.3 4.4 1.56 0.0 0.0 0.0 14 11.0 14.1 11.0 15 0.0 0.0 No Debt 0.0 No Debt Very Low Risk: > 15x 18 20
ABDC Alcentra Capital Corp. Finance SBIC & Commercial 0.73 155 Micro: < $400M 11 98 12.50 < 5 Years -1,986 89 09/28/2017 2017-10-05 0 1.4 0.3 Quarterly 14.3 5.0 7.1 0.85 100.0 69.1 21.7 70.2 4 6.5 4.8 6.5 -22 -480 0.1 0.0 No Debt 0.5 Low Debt: 0.2 to 0.5 1.2 Average Risk: 1.0 to 2.0 Very Low Risk: > 15x -8
ABY Abengoa Yield plc Utilities Electric Power 1.07 1,996 Small: $400M to $2B 85 5.22 < 5 Years 308 29 08/29/2017 2017-09-15 -68 1.0 0.3 Quarterly 66.4 16.1 7.4 17.3 0.99 97.2 41.4 -0.5 34.4 0 0.0 9 700 2.3 0.7 Very High Debt: > 0.7 3.1 Very High Debt: > 2.0 12.6 High Risk: > 5.0 1.0 Very High Risk: < 2x 18
ACSF American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd. Finance Investment Funds 1.32 113 Micro: < $400M 97 10.03 < 5 Years 55 135 09/20/2017 0 1.2 0.1 Monthly 5.5 7.4 13.1 17.8 0.86 100.0 59.6 173.6 132.4 22 12.0 -4 -96 1.7 0.5 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 0.9 Average Debt: 0.5 to 1.0 9.1 High Risk: > 5.0 Very Low Risk: > 15x 16
AFSI AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. Finance Property & Casualty Insurance 1.2 2,600 Mid: $2B to $10B 40 40 85 5.12 10+ Years 65 16 37 6 09/29/2017 2017-10-16 -42 6 18 41 0.7 0.2 Quarterly 12.8 13.9 0.4 6.9 0.67 0.0 9.4 6.7 14.7 16 18.9 9.2 11.9 18 35 -96 13 0.0 0.3 Low Debt: 0.1 to 0.3 0.4 Low Debt: 0.2 to 0.5 -0.9 Net Cash 3.6 High Risk: 2x to 4x -46 6
Free Trial A.H. Belo Corporation Consumer Staples Newspaper Publishing 0.73 97 Micro: < $400M 2 7 91 7.19 < 5 Years -28 40 -1,123 -141 11/08/2017 2017-12-01 0 5 12 0.3 0.1 Quarterly 0.1 1.30 90.2 -9.1 -7.4 2.6 -21 1.1 -21.5 1.1 -5 -8 -233 3.3 0.0 No Debt 0.0 No Debt 2.2 Above Average Risk: 2.0 to 5.0 Very Low Risk: > 15x -16 26
Free Trial Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. Energy Coal 0.53 1,599 Small: $400M to $2B 46 20 97 10.93 < 5 Years 28 73 21 73 08/09/2017 2017-08-18 -31 -6 3 20 2.9 0.7 Quarterly 7.7 42.2 1.1 5.2 1.37 39.4 18.8 9.6 31.6 30 45.8 21.3 22.1 -9 1 -7 -3 1.1 0.3 Low Debt: 0.1 to 0.3 0.5 Low Debt: 0.2 to 0.5 1.2 Average Risk: 1.0 to 2.0 12.1 Low Risk: 8x to 15x 18 1
Free Trial Apollo Investment Corporation Finance SBIC & Commercial 0.91 1,294 Small: $400M to $2B 9 1 97 10.19 < 5 Years 150 154 39 24 09/20/2017 2017-10-05 -13 -4 -9 -9 0.6 0.2 Quarterly 14.7 26.4 8.1 10.7 0.88 100.0 74.6 6.6 229.6 1 3.9 0.8 2.2 -13 -5 168 0.6 0.4 Average Debt: 0.3 to 0.5 0.6 Average Debt: 0.5 to 1.0 4.4 Above Average Risk: 2.0 to 5.0 3.6 High Risk: 2x to 4x 12 8
Free Trial Alon USA Partners, LP Energy Oil Refining & Marketing MLPs 1.03 702 Small: $400M to $2B 23 33 98 12.47 < 5 Years 60 107 75 92 08/15/2017 2017-08-24 -89 -49 1.4 0.4 Quarterly 15.6 11.8 0.4 10.4 6.12 12.1 1.8 -0.2 2.5 -4 93.7 -1.3 35.0 11 -11 1,650 0.9 0.7 Very High Debt: > 0.7 2.5 Very High Debt: > 2.0 1.5 Average Risk: 1.0 to 2.0 2.4 High Risk: 2x to 4x 9
Free Trial AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. Consumer Discretionary Leisure & Recreation Services 1.37 2,081 Mid: $2B to $10B 1 39 85 5.03 < 5 Years -88 -48 09/08/2017 2017-09-25 0 0.8 0.2 Quarterly 1.6 51.5 0.84 61.9 6.6 3.5 0.9 5 5.6 1.8 1.9 57 5 -663 0.5 0.7 High Debt: 0.5 to 0.7 2.0 High Debt: 1.0 to 2.0 35.9 High Risk: > 5.0 0.7 Very High Risk: < 2x -55


 

New Articles

Digital Realty (DLR): A Tech REIT Benefiting From E-Commerce and Growing Dividends 12 Straight Years

Digital Realty Trust (DLR) is a fast-growing real estate investment trust (REIT) that has raised its dividend every year since going public in 2004.   While the company is still far from having a long [...]

Cardinal Health (CAH): A Dividend Aristocrat Trading Near Its All-Time High Yield

Dividend aristocrats, such as Cardinal Health (CAH), have long been a staple in dividend growth investors' portfolios, and for very good reason.   Nothing says "stable, growing, and healthy business" like 25+ years of consecutive [...]

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA): A Dividend Aristocrat Held by Bill Gates

With 41 straight years of dividend increases, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) is a favorite among many dividend growth investors and a member of the select group of 51 dividend aristocrats in the S&P 500.   The stock is [...]

Sign Up for Free Dividend Ideas