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8 High Yield Stocks Before Crossing New 52-Week Highs

High Dividend Yield Stocks Close To New Highs By Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Here is a current sheet of large capitalized stocks with a dividend yield of more than 5 percent (high yield) that are close to their 52-Week High. Despite the crises there are still companies at all time highs and good dividends. Eight companies fulfilled these criteria; four have a buy or better recommendation. The best newcomer in our list is Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP). The company gained 29.97 percent over the recent half year. Year-to-date, the stock is up 3.72 percent.

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Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (NYSE:KMP) has a market capitalization of $29.27 billion. The company employs 8,120 people, generates revenues of $8,211.20 million and has a net income of $1,268.40 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,617.60 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 31.88 percent (operating margin 20.34 percent and the net profit margin finally 15.45 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 53.18 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 170.74 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 1.16 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.25. Last fiscal year, the company paid $4.61 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 352.12, P/S ratio 3.57 and P/B ratio 4.06. Dividend Yield: 5.31 percent. The beta ratio is 0.37.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Kinder Morgan Energy P... (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Kinder Morgan Energy P... (KMP) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Kinder Morgan Energy P... (NYSE: KMP) (Click to enlarge)


Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) has a market capitalization of $111.49 billion. The company employs 193,900 people, generates revenues of $110,875.00 million and has a net income of $10,198.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $29,376.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 26.49 percent (operating margin 11.62 percent and the net profit margin finally 9.20 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 23.93 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 153.33 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 6.45 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.85. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.98 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 46.43, P/S ratio 1.00 and P/B ratio 3.08. Dividend Yield: 5.12 percent. The beta ratio is 0.55.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Verizon Communications... (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Verizon Communications... (VZ) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Verizon Communications... (NYSE: VZ) (Click to enlarge)


Reynolds American (NYSE:RAI) has a market capitalization of $24.13 billion. The company employs 5,400 people, generates revenues of $8,541.00 million and has a net income of $1,406.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,537.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 29.70 percent (operating margin 28.09 percent and the net profit margin finally 16.46 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 22.54 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 58.60 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 22.04 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.40. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.15 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 17.44, P/S ratio 2.84 and P/B ratio 3.88. Dividend Yield: 5.32 percent. The beta ratio is 0.57.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Reynolds American, Inc. (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Reynolds American, Inc. (NYSE: RAI) (Click to enlarge)


Take a look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio amounts to 19.54 while the average forward price to earnings ratio amounts to 16.03. The average dividend yield is 5.30 percent. Price to book ratio is 5.85 and price to sales ratio 2.23. The stocks are 2.04 percent below 52-Week Highs.

High Yield Stocks Before Crossing New 52-Week High (Click to enlarge)

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