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5 High-Yielding Guru Stocks

- By Tiziano Frateschi

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, the following stocks have high dividend yields but performed poorly over the past 12 months.

PepsiCo Inc.'s (PEP) dividend yield is 3.05% with a payout ratio of 41%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has risen 13%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 11.85 and a price-earnings ratio of 24.70.


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The company, which manufactures beverages and snack foods, has a market cap of $171.32 billion and a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 110.37% and return on assets of 15.98% are outperforming 58% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.28 is underperforming 57% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.19 is below the industry median of 0.60.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.74% of outstanding shares, followed by Yacktman Asset Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.55% and Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 0.52%.

Anheuser-Busch InBev's (BUD) dividend yield is 3.95% with a payout ratio of 152%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 23%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 2.58 and a price-earnings ratio of 46.55.

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With a $163.65 billion market cap, the producer of beer and other malt beverage brands has a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10. The return on equity of 10.40% and return on assets of 2.99% are outperforming 57% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.07 is underperforming 79% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.28 is below the industry median of 0.52.

Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.32% of outstanding shares, followed by Lee Ainslie (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.05% and Simons' firm with 0.04%.

Unilever PLC's (UL) dividend yield is 3.16% and the payout ratio is 44%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has risen 4%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 11.02 and a price-earnings ratio of 14.10.

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The consumer goods company has a market cap of $149.1 billion. GuruFocus rated its profitability and growth 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 77.07% and return on assets of 15.50% are outperforming 91% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.16 is underperforming 70% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.20 is below the industry median of 0.53.

Hotchkis & Wiley is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.11% of outstanding shares, followed by Tom Gayner (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.06%, Bill Nygren (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01% and Simons' firm with 0.01%.

BP PLC's (BP) dividend yield is 5.56% with a payout ratio of 87%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has risen 8%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 1.43 and a price-earnings ratio of 15.97.

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The integrated oil and gas company has a market cap of $148.15 billion. The company has a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10. The return on equity of 9.35% and return on assets of 3.35% are underperforming 69% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.35 outperforms 57% of industry peers. The equity-asset ratio of 0.35 is slightly below the industry median of 0.47.

With 0.69% of outstanding shares, Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Fisher with 0.23%, Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.10% and Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.05%.

Total SA's (TOT) dividend yield is 5.16% with a payout ratio of 0.69%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price was stable. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 1.28 and a price-earnings ratio of 13.88.

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The oil and gas company has a market cap of $145.94 billion. GuruFocus rated its profitability and growth 6 out of 10. The return on equity of 9.78% and return on assets of 4.49% are outperforming 51% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.59 outperforms 69% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.45 is slightly below the industry median of 0.47.

Fisher is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.28% of outstanding shares, followed by the T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.17% and Pioneer Investments with 0.17%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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This article first appeared on GuruFocus.