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10 Monthly Pay Dividend SML Dogs: 49.04% Greater Return From 5 High Yield, Lowest Priced As Of August 21, 2016

Published Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:52:50 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Top 10 For the Money
This article refines and distinguishes an earlier report that revealed monthly paying (MoPay) Small, Medium, & Large (SML) cap bargain stocks to buy and hold for one year. Small cap firms were valued at $200M(illion) to $2B(illion), Mid cap firms were worth $2B to $10B, and Large caps were valued above $10B.
See Dow 30 article for an explanation of the term "dogs" for stocks as 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 bargain dogs 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
10 dividend-paying stocks as of market closing August 21 were culled from 41 equities that constitute the MoPay SML kennel. Yield (dividend/price) results verified by Yahoo Finance did the ranking.

10 monthly pay SML Cap dividend equities showing top yields included five basic materials, four financial, and one service firm covering just three of a possible nine Yahoo market sectors.
Actionable Conclusion: Analysts Estimated Five Lowest Priced of The Top 10 Highest Yield MoPay SML Dogs Deliver (1) 123.20% Vs. (2) 82.66% Net Gains by All 10 As Of August 21, 2016

$5000 invested as $1k in each of the five lowest priced stocks in the top 10 MoPay SML kennel by yield were predicted... 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
STUDENT TRANSPORTATION 7.49   28.8 0.26 0.44 7.07