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4 Highly Liquid Dividend Stocks Bought Up By Hedge Funds

Published Mon, 19 Dec 2011 19:55:58 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

Liquidity is important to keep in mind when choosing among dividend stocks. If a company’s profits temporarily fall, it can use its sources of liquidity such as cash and marketable securities to bridge the gap and maintain its dividend payment. Companies with greater liquidity are generally considered to pay more sustainable dividends. We ran a screen on dividend stocks with high liquidity, indicated by current ratios greater than 3. We screened these stocks for those with the highest net buying from institutional investors such as hedge funds over the current quarter. Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.‬ ‪ We also created a price-weighted index of the stocks mentioned below and monitored the performance of the list relative to the S&P 500 index over... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
LIFE STORAGE 103.91   23.2 4.47 4.00 3.87
SILICON MOTION TECHNOLOGY 34.58   15.2 2.27 1.19 3.51
ASML 246.83   37.0 6.68 1.99 0.82
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES 30.21   177.7 0.17 0.00 0.00


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