Published Fri, 08 Nov 2019 11:14:20 -0500 on Seeking Alpha
The many ways to evaluate the S&P 500 list include pitfalls and perils. A straight listing by yield, for example, includes as many top dogs poised to fall amid a few rising stars. This list narrowed the field to 64 stocks with (mostly) positive returns over the past year, and yields greater than 3.5%, assuming their good fortune holds. Nevertheless, past results are never a guarantee of future fates.
Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Forecast 23.6% To 40.37% Top Ten Net Gains To November 2020
Eight of the ten top S&P 500 dividend dogs by yield were among these top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst one-year target prices (they are tinted gray in the chart below). Thus, this yield-based forecast for S&P 500 dogs was graded by Wall St. Wizards as 80% accurate.
These projections were based on estimated dividends from $1,000 invested in each of the highest yielding stocks and the median of aggregate one-year analyst target prices, as reported by YCharts. Note: one-year target prices by lone analysts were not applied. Ten probable profit-generating trades projected to October 31, 2020, were:
Nielsen Holdings PLC (NLSN) was projected to net $403.65 based on median target price estimates from fifteen analysts plus dividends less broker fees. The Beta number showed this estimate subject to risk 8% less than the market as a whole.
Macerich Co (MAC) was projected to net $397.28 based on dividends plus mean target... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|HELMERICH & PAYNE||40.76||0.0||-0.68||2.84||6.74|
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