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3 S&P 500 Stocks With Yields Above The Market And Rising Earnings Estimates

Today we screened for companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index with yields over 3%, versus 2.3% for the overall index, and with 2016 earnings estimates that have increased by at least 1% over the past three months.

There are more than 150 companies in the index yielding 3% or more, but fewer than 15% of them have been the subject of such an estimate increase.

Close to 60%, meanwhile, have had their 2016 earnings consensus cut by at least 1% over the past three months. Rising earnings estimates could help signal the ability of the high-yielders below to perform well in the year ahead.

Here are the results from the screener...

AT&T -- Yield: 5.46%

AT&T (NYSE:T) employs 281,240 people, generates revenue of $132,447.00 million and has a net income of $6,518.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $216.18 billion.

AT&T’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $32,139.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 24.27% (the operating margin is 8.87% and the net profit margin 4.92%).

Financials: The total debt represents 27.61% of AT&T assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 91.47%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 6.89% was realized by AT&T.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.86. Last fiscal year, AT&T paid $1.84 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 41.03, the P/S ratio is 1.63 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.03. The dividend yield amounts to 5.46%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AT&T (T)


General Motors Company -- Yield: 4.92%

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) employs 216,000 people, generates revenue of $155,929.00 million and has a net income of $4,018.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $45.56 billion.

General Motors Company’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $9,613.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 6.16% (the operating margin is 1.11% and the net profit margin 2.58%).

Financials: The total debt represents 26.36% of General Motors Company assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 132.11%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 7.48% was realized by General Motors Company.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.73. Last fiscal year, General Motors Company paid $1.20 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.71, the P/S ratio is 0.29 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.32. The dividend yield amounts to 4.92%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of General Motors Company (GM)


Pfizer -- Yield: 3.91%

Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) employs 78,300 people, generates revenue of $49,605.00 million and has a net income of $9,120.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $189.57 billion.

Pfizer’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $20,198.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 40.72% (the operating margin is 25.66% and the net profit margin 18.39%).

Financials: The total debt represents 21.67% of Pfizer assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 51.45%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.32% was realized by Pfizer.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.34. Last fiscal year, Pfizer paid $1.04 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 23.00, the P/S ratio is 3.82 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.71. The dividend yield amounts to 3.91%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Pfizer (PFE)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Pfizer (PFE)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Pfizer (PFE)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Pfizer (PFE)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Pfizer (PFE)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Pfizer (PFE)


Darden Restaurants -- Yield: 3.23%

Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) employs 148,892 people, generates revenue of $6,764.00 million and has a net income of $196.40 million. The current market capitalization stands at $7.94 billion.

Darden Restaurants’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $789.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 11.66% (the operating margin is 5.44% and the net profit margin 2.90%).

Financials: The total debt represents 24.48% of Darden Restaurants assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 62.88%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 8.75% was realized by Darden Restaurants.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.79. Last fiscal year, Darden Restaurants paid $2.20 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 22.20, the P/S ratio is 1.17 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.36. The dividend yield amounts to 3.23%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Darden Restaurants (DRI)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Darden Restaurants (DRI)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Darden Restaurants (DRI)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Darden Restaurants (DRI)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Darden Restaurants (DRI)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Darden Restaurants (DRI)


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