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Top Monthly Paying Dividend Stocks And Funds, Your Mid-May Update

Published Tue, 19 May 2020 15:29:28 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Here are your mid-May U.S. exchange-traded monthly-paid (MoPay) dividends, upsides, and net gains. Stocks by-yield (78), stocks by price-upside (30), and closed-end investments, exchange-traded funds and notes (CEICs/ETFs/ETNs) by yield >9.2% (80).
U.S. MoPay equities are neither bigger nor better. Canadian MoPays are omitted but many Canadian firms are U.S. listed OTC. CEICs/ETFs/ETNs are combined US/Canadian and limited to yields over 9%.
Items: Top MoPay stock gains, overall best MoPay gainers, funds vs. equities, and fund risks/rewards. All per prices as of 5/15/20.
Analyst annual targets revealed that investing $5k in the lowest priced five of ten top yield MoPay US exchange equities produced 16.70% less gain than $5k invested in all ten.
Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Estimated Top Ten MoPay Equities To Net 34% to 63% Gains By Mid-May 2021 Five of the ten top-yield MoPay stocks (shaded in the chart below) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst one-year target prices. Thus, the yield-based strategy for this MoPay group, as graded by broker estimates for this month, proved 50% accurate.
Projections based on estimated dividend amounts from $1,000 invested in each of the ten highest yielding stocks and the one-year analyst median target prices for those stocks, as reported by YCharts, produced the data points. Note: one-year target prices from single analysts were not applied (n/a). Ten probable profit-generating trades to mid-May 2021 were:
Source: YCharts

ARMOUR Residential REIT (ARR) netted $629.84 based on dividends plus the median of annual price estimates from four analysts less broker fees. The Beta number showed this estimate subject to risk/volatility 11% more than the market as a whole.
Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC) netted $603.77 based on dividend, plus the median of target prices estimated by seven analysts, less broker fees. The Beta number showed this estimate subject... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
ORCHID ISLAND CAPITAL 5.58   0.0 -0.29 0.96 17.75
EAGLE POINT CREDIT 16.14   0.0 -1.13 2.40 14.64
CAPITALA FINANCE 8.19   0.0 -3.13 1.00 12.46
DYNEX CAPITAL 15.16   0.0 -10.26 1.80 12.06
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
STELLUS CAPITAL INVESTMENT 13.45   8.2 1.65 1.36 10.16
PENNANTPARK FLOATING RATE CAPITAL 11.68   30.0 0.39 1.14 9.81
ELLINGTON FINANCIAL 17.90   16.3 1.10 1.68 9.44
GLADSTONE CAPITAL 9.50   63.3 0.15 0.84 8.84
CROSS TIMBERS ROYALTY TRUST 9.49   7.9 1.20 0.86 8.61
SOLAR SENIOR CAPITAL 17.32   18.8 0.92 1.41 8.17
GLADSTONE COMMERCIAL 23.28   1.0 0.02 1.50 6.56
EPR PROPERTIES 77.15   22.8 3.38 4.50 5.84


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