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80 S&P 500 High Yield Index, Gains And Upsides For March

Published Sat, 07 Mar 2020 06:10:52 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

"The S&P 500 High Dividend Index is a benchmark for income seeking equity investors. It measures performance of 80 high-yield S&P 500 companies and is equally weighted."
80 S&P 500 high dividend yield index dogs showed top-ten March net gains ranging 38.29%-68.63% topped by Valero 3/4/20. HP, F, NWL, COTY, XOM, WMB, CCL, OXY, SLB, and VLO averaged 49.18% broker-projected net gains.
High dividend yield index dogs ranged 2.93%-11.93% in estimated annual yield. Top 10, IRM, MO, KSS, CTL, HP, WMB, F, CVX, IVZ, OXY, and M, averaged 8.57%.
S&P 500 ten top high yield index firms by March broker target-price upsides, XOM, WRK, WMB, UNM, CCL, GM, OXY, PSX, SLB, and VLO, averaged 47.65%.
$5k invested in the lowest-priced five March high-yield S&P 500 index dividend dogs showed 3.04% more net gain than from $5k invested. Little, low cost dividend dogs came back to rule this pack for March.
Foreword
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 high dividend yield index list narrows the field to 80 stocks with (mostly) positive returns over the past year and yields greater than 2.93%, assuming their good fortune holds. Nevertheless, past pleasantries are never a guarantee of future fates.
"The S&P 500 High Dividend Index serves as a benchmark for income seeking equity investors. The index is designed to measure the performance of 80 high yield companies within the S&P 500 and is equally weighted to best represent the performance of this group, regardless of constituent size." - us.spindices.com
Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Forecast 38.29% To 68.63% Top Ten S&P Top-Return Net Gains To March 2021
Four of ten top S&P 500 high dividend yield index dogs by yield were among these top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-year target prices. (They are... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
MACY'S 17.00   5.2 3.29 1.51 8.83
CENTURYLINK 13.53   0.0 -7.43 1.00 7.94
IRON MOUNTAIN 34.14   28.4 1.20 2.44 7.29
INVESCO 17.26   11.8 1.46 1.24 7.28
ALTRIA GROUP 44.46   13.2 3.36 3.36 7.23
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM 45.40   9.0 5.05 3.16 6.81
HELMERICH & PAYNE 40.76   0.0 -0.68 2.84 6.74
FORD MOTOR 9.41   17.1 0.55 0.60 6.37
WILLIAMS 24.29   303.6 0.08 1.52 6.12
SCHLUMBERGER 36.90   24.6 1.50 2.00 5.34
KOHL'S 52.36   11.5 4.54 2.68 5.24
NEWELL RUBBERMAID 18.48   0.0 -14.79 0.92 5.02
EXXON MOBIL 71.98   17.3 4.15 3.48 4.83
VALERO ENERGY 83.70   13.8 6.06 3.60 4.41
CARNIVAL PLC 47.46   11.2 4.25 2.00 4.20
CARNIVAL 49.62   11.7 4.25 2.00 4.03

MACY'S - M
MACY'S - M  


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