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13 High-Yield Large Capitalized Stocks With Buy Recommendation

Stocks with high dividend yields and buy ratings originally published at long-term-investments.blogspot.com. Today I would like to give you an update of the higher capitalized stocks with buy ratings by brokerage firms. I personally prefer stocks with lower yields and better growth perspectives because I don’t need high yields to live-off.

Only 13 stocks fulfilled these two criteria but the most of the results have an extraordinary high debt. It’s very risky to buy stocks with large amounts of debt because debt owners got money before share owners. If there should develop some trouble, the dividends must keep flat or needed to reduce.

Stocks from the basic material sector as well as telecoms are the dominating categories. But there are also some good names on the list like Williams Partners or Altria.

Here are my favorite stocks:
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Williams Partners (NYSE:WPZ) has a market capitalization of $22.97 billion. The company employs 3,658 people, generates revenue of $7.320 billion and has a net income of $1.232 billion. Williams Partners’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2.273 billion. The EBITDA margin is 31.05 percent (the operating margin is 20.72 percent and the net profit margin 16.83 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 42.81 percent of Williams Partners’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 94.98 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 7.51 percent was realized by Williams Partners. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.62. Last fiscal year, Williams Partners paid $3.20 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 32.38, the P/S ratio is 3.18 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.03. The dividend yield amounts to 6.51 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.00.

Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Williams Partners (WPZ)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Williams Partners (WPZ)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Williams Partners (WPZ)

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) has a market capitalization of $70.31 billion. The company employs 9,100 people, generates revenue of $24.618 billion and has a net income of $4.183 billion. Altria Group’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7.487 billion. The EBITDA margin is 30.41 percent (the operating margin is 25.91 percent and the net profit margin 16.99 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 39.28 percent of Altria Group’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 438.07 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 121.70 percent was realized by Altria Group. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.19. Last fiscal year, Altria Group paid $1.70 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.01, the P/S ratio is 2.87 and the P/B ratio is finally 22.36. The dividend yield amounts to 5.45 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.42.

Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Altria Group (MO)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Altria Group (MO)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Altria Group (MO)

National Grid (NYSE:NGG) has a market capitalization of $43.97 billion. The company employs 25,224 people, generates revenue of $22.980 billion and has a net income of $3.674 billion. National Grid’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $8.384 billion. The EBITDA margin is 36.49 percent (the operating margin is 26.62 percent and the net profit margin 15.99 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 51.36 percent of National Grid’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 274.69 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 23.58 percent was realized by National Grid. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.98. Last fiscal year, National Grid paid $3.27 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.03, the P/S ratio is 1.97 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.80. The dividend yield amounts to 5.23 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.61.

Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of National Grid (NGG)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of National Grid (NGG)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of National Grid (NGG)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of National Grid (NGG)

Vodafone Group (NASDAQ:VOD) has a market capitalization of $168.43 billion. The company employs 91,272 people, generates revenue of $71.130 billion and has a net income of $1.077 billion. Vodafone Group’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $21.994 billion. The EBITDA margin is 30.92 percent (the operating margin is 10.64 percent and the net profit margin 1.51 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 29.01 percent of Vodafone Group’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 57.92 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 0.58 percent was realized by Vodafone Group. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.14. Last fiscal year, Vodafone Group paid $1.63 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 254.30, the P/S ratio is 2.28 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.44. The dividend yield amounts to 4.71 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.65.

Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Vodafone Group (VOD)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Vodafone Group (VOD)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Vodafone Group (VOD)

Take a closer look at the full list of high yielding large capitalized stocks with buy ratings. The average P/E ratio amounts to 17.72 and forward P/E ratio is 14.01. The dividend yield has a value of 6.46 percent. Price to book ratio is 3.13 and price to sales ratio 1.63. The operating margin amounts to 17.39 percent and the beta ratio is 0.85. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 1.37.

Here is the full table with some fundamentals (TTM):

High-Yield Large Caps With Buy Ratings (Click to enlarge)

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*I am long MO. I receive no compensation to write about these specific stocks, sector or theme. I don't plan to increase or decrease positions or obligations within the next 72 hours.

For the other stocks: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I receive no compensation to write about any specific stock, sector or theme.

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