rising-high-yield-dividend-stocks-from-2018

Rising High Yield Dividend Stocks from 2018

In this edition of Value Reports we identify US stocks with dividend yield greater than 5% in 2018 and whose yield has grown in each of the last 3 years

We used the Economatica system to identify the stocks which provided shareholders with a dividend yield of greater than 5% in 2018 and whose yield actually grew in each of the last 3 years. And, for the purposes of this examination, we excluded REITs and stocks which paid out special dividends during the period.

Topping this high yielding group is Centurylink, with a dividend yield of 12.95% last year. The next two stocks which rewarded investors with high yields in 2018 are Stage Stores and Buckeye Partners L.P., with yields of 11.9% and 9.16% respectively.

When we estimate the forward dividend yield values for 2019 our assumption is the stocks will maintain the same dividend policy as 2018.

When we examine the projected values for these same stocks Stage Stores, Inc. may offer shareholders a yield of 27.03% should the company pay out $0.20 in dividend per share over the course of the next 12 months. The next two potentially highest yields go to Buckeye Partners and Centurylink, with projected yields of 15.65% and 14.26% respectively.

stocks-whice-provided-shareholders-with-a-dividend-yield-of-greater-than-5-percent-in-2018

We also used the Economatica system to generate key metrics on these companies for further review.

key-metrics-on-companies

The Economatica system offers a range of sophisticated analytic tools and financial data on an easy to use online research platform that empowers asset managers, analysts, and other investment professionals who conduct fundamental and quantitative analysis. Ask us for a free 14-day trial today and learn how to make your own observations.

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive our
exclusive content
as soon as it comes out

RELATED STUDIES

4th Quarter 2018 Earnings Season Preview

We aggregate by sector the EPS results of 697 companies that have released their 4th...

Learn more

February 12, 2019 | By Economatica

Stock Market off to Strong Start in 2019

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average posted strong January returns this year, the...

Learn more

February 4, 2019 | By Economatica

S&P 500 Sector Dividend Yield versus 10-Year Treasury Yield

This value report compares the dividend yield of the various sectors of the S&P 500...

Learn more

January 29, 2019 | By Economatica