Published Sun, 21 Aug 2016 15:58:28 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
SML MoPay Dog Equities
Yield (dividend / price) results from here verified by Yahoo Finance for 63 monthly dividend paying Small, Mid, & Large cap (MoPaySML) stocks as of market closing prices 8/19/16 revealed actionable conclusions discussed below. 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. The same scale was used to select funds, trusts, and notes based on their total assets under management.
Dividend Dogs Rule
The "dog" moniker was earned by stocks exhibiting three traits: (1) paying reliable, repeating dividends, (2) their prices fell to where (3) yield (dividend/price) grew higher than their peers. Thus, the highest yielding stocks in any collection became known as "dogs."
MoPays Of August 19
See my most recent 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 Uncovered Bargains
Sixty-three small, mid, and large cap monthly dividend paying equities were pulled from 755 equities of all sizes for this article. Closed End Funds, ETFs and ETNs were excluded here and Preferred... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|CORNERSTONE STRATEGIC VALUE FUND||11.65||0.0||0.00||0.00||21.09|
|ORCHID ISLAND CAPITAL||5.58||0.0||-0.29||0.96||17.75|
|STONE HARBOR EMERG MARKET FUND||13.46||0.0||0.00||0.00||16.01|
|GABELLI GLOBAL GOLD NAT RES & INC TRUST||4.44||0.0||0.00||0.00||13.48|
|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|
|ING GLOBAL EQUITY DIVIDEND & PREMIUM OPP||6.37||0.0||0.00||0.00||11.47|
|NICHOLAS-APP CONV & INCOME||5.68||0.0||0.00||0.00||10.90|
|NICHOLAS-APP CONV & INCOME II||5.09||0.0||0.00||0.00||10.57|
|PENNANTPARK FLOATING RATE CAPITAL||11.68||30.0||0.39||1.14||9.81|
|PIMCO HIGH INCOME FUND||7.80||0.0||0.00||0.00||9.34|
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