Published Tue, 11 Feb 2014 04:24:15 -0500 on Seeking Alpha
This article is a continuation of a monthly series highlighting the top net payout yield (NPY) stocks that was started back in June 2012 (see article) and explained in August 2012 (see article). The series highlights the best stocks for the upcoming month. Please review the original articles for more information on the NPY concept.
Below are two charts highlighting the monthly returns of the top ten stocks from January (see list here). Due to limitations with YCharts, the chart was broken into the Top 5 and Next 5 lists. The Top 5 stocks had a very rough January despite the strong gains of Annaly Capital Management (NLY). The 8% gain by Annaly Capital was quickly offset by the losses of CenturyLink (CTL), AT&T (T), and Halliburton (HAL). DirecTV (DTV) was the only stock with minimal movements for the month. In total,... Read more