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5 Interesting Plays With Yields As High As 5.10%

Published Fri, 17 Feb 2012 03:29:48 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

In the learning to fish series we are going to provide an ample amount of ratios that are very important when it comes to investing in stocks that pay out dividends. We will pick one of the plays on the list as our favourite and provide some of the reason as to why we like this stock. It would be best for investors to get a handle on some of the mentioned ratios as they could prove to be very useful in the selection process. Some of the more important key ratios are listed below. Free cash flow yield is obtained by dividing free cash flow per share by the current price of each share. Generally lower ratios are associated with an unattractive investment and vice versa. Free cash flow takes into account capital expenditures and other ongoing costs associated with the day to day to functions of the business.... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
LEGGETT PLATT 42.18   19.6 2.15 1.60 3.82
RAYTHEON 197.45   18.2 10.87 3.77 1.95
SPRINT NEXTEL 6.91   0.0 -0.54 0.00 0.00


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