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Can 63% To 157.6% Upsides By 10 Basic Materials Dividend Dogs Beget 87% To 328% Net Gains As Of August 25, 2016?

Published Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:48:09 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Calling All Basic Materials SML Dogs
Yield (dividend/price) results from here verified by Yahoo Finance were calculated as of August 25, 2015 for Small, Mid, & Large cap Basic Materials stocks. Small cap firms were valued at $200M(illion) to $2B(illion); Mid cap firms were worth $2B to $10B; Large caps were valued above $10B. Those yield results when coupled with analyst 1-yr target projections, led to four actionable conclusions discussed below.
Wall Street Wizard Weights
One-year median target price set by brokerage analysts multiplied by the number of shares in a $1k investment were used to compare ten stocks showing the highest upside price potential into 2016 out of 30 selected by yield. The number of analysts providing price estimates was noted after the name for each stock. Three to nine analysts were considered best for the most accurate mean target price estimate.
Actionable Conclusions: (1) Ten Basic Materials Dividend Dogs Displayed Upsides from 62.87% to 157.61% per Analyst 1-yr. Targets

Dog Metrics Gauged Basic Materials Stocks by Yield
For August, once again, nine of the top ten basic materials stocks showing the biggest dividend yields represented oil and/or gas (o&g) industries. A complete discussion of the August 25 Basic Materials by yield is contained in a previous Seeking Alpha article.

To quantify top dog rankings, analyst mean price target estimates provide a "market sentiment" gauge of upside potential. Added to the... 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
EV ENERGY PARTNERS 0.63   0.0 0.00 0.30 45.45
LEGACY RESERVES 0.04   0.0 -1.15 0.00 0.00