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7 Under-Priced Dividend Stocks Fueled On Strong Profitability

Published Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:39:39 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

When it comes to dividend investing, many investors want one thing out of their portfolios: reliability. But if a company can't muster a profitable record quarter over quarter, how can anyone expect them to keep their dividends? As a way to hone in on companies with reliable dividend payouts, we focused today on only the companies that have shown a consistent track-record of generating profits. Of the profitable companies that met our criteria, we narrowed our sights further in on only those companies that also are trading at a price below what their fundamentals would indicate. In the end, we came up with a varied, but intriguing list of companies that are offering up their dividends for cheap. The Operating Profit Margin is a profitability ratio that measures the effectiveness of the company's operating efficiency. This metric allows investors to see how much profit is left after all variable costs... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
ECA MARCELLUS TRUST I 1.36   0.0 0.00 0.15 11.27
PROSPECT CAPITAL 6.71   16.8 0.40 0.72 10.76
VALE 12.17   18.7 0.65 0.00 6.74
CNOOC 150.64   0.0 0.00 7.53 5.95
SAFE BULKERS 2.16   15.4 0.14 0.00 1.90
PDL BIOPHARMA 2.37   7.9 0.30 0.00 0.00


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