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11.24% To 43.66% Yield By Ten Monthly Pay Dividend SML Dogs As Of August 21

Published Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:33:34 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Forty-One For the Money
Yield (dividend / price) results from here verified by Yahoo Finance for monthly dividend paying Small, Mid, & Large cap (MoPaySML) stocks as of market closing prices 8/21/15 revealed four actionable conclusions discussed below. Small cap firms were valued at $200Million to $2Billion; Mid cap firms were worth $2B to $10B; Large caps were valued above $10B.
See Dow 30 article for an explanation of the term "dogs" for stocks reported based on Michael B. O'Higgins book "Beating The Dow" (HarperCollins, 1991), now named Dogs of the Dow. O'Higgins system works to find bargains in any collection of dividend paying stocks. Utilizing analyst price upside estimates expanded the stock universe to include popular growth equities, as desired.
Dog Metrics Extracted Bargains
Forty-two small, mid, and large cap monthly dividend paying stocks were pulled from 754 equities of all sizes for this article. Closed End Funds, ETFs and ETNs were excluded here but Preferred Shares, Real Estate Investment Trusts, MLPs, Royalty Trusts, and Business Development Companies populated the list along with common stocks.

Ten monthly pay SML Cap dividend leaders: five basic materials, three financial firms, and one service firm, covering just three of a possible nine Yahoo market sectors.
Top dog Atlas Resource Partners L.P. (ARP) [1] led the list and the six basic materials representatives. Three of the remaining five basic materials... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
BAYTEX ENERGY TRUST 1.44   0.0 -0.14 0.00 65.28
AMERICAN CAPITAL AGENCY 15.64   0.0 -1.54 1.92 12.21
ARMOUR RESIDENTIAL REIT 17.26   0.0 -9.30 2.04 12.03
PROSPECT CAPITAL 6.71   16.8 0.40 0.72 10.76