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5 High-Yielding Stocks

- By Tiziano Frateschi

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

C-Com Satellite Systems Inc.'s (CMI.V) dividend yield is 5.07% with a payout ratio of 1.39%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 11%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 34.74 and a price-sales ratio of 3.76.


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The company, which develops vehicle mounted antennas and auto-deploy antennas, has a market cap of $29.43 million.

The profitability and growth rating is 5 out of 10. The return on equity of 6.18% and the return of assets of 5.86% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 55% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 10 out of 10 with no debt. The equity-asset ratio of 0.95 is above the industry median of 0.58.

Global Self Storage Inc.'s (SELF) dividend yield is 6.2% with a payout ratio of 6.58%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has declined 14%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 104.25 and a price-sales ratio of 4.04.

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The real estate investment trust has a market cap of $32.1 million.

The company's profitability and growth was rated 5 out of 10. The return on equity of 0.79% and return on assets of 0.51% are underperforming the sector and are ranked lower than 90% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.20 is outperforming 80% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.64 is above the industry median of 0.52.

Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.46% of outstanding shares.

Manning & Napier Inc.'s (MN) dividend yield is 11.85% with a payout ratio of 2.46%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 26%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 140 and a price-sales ratio of 1.5.

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The independent investment management firm has a $43 million market cap.

The profitability and growth rating is 5 out of 10. The return on equity of 1.25% and return on assets of 0.96% are underperforming the sector and are ranked lower than 68% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 8 out of 10 with no debt. The equity-asset ratio of 0.79 is above the industry median of 0.76.

With 1.42% of outstanding shares, Simons is the company's largest shareholder among the gurus, followed by John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.15%, Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.62% and David Rolfe (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03%.

Amcon Distributing Co.'s (DIT) dividend yield is 0.83% with a payout ratio of 0.14%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has declined 9%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 15.89 and a price-sales ratio of 0.05.

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The company, which is a wholesale distributor of consumer products, has a market cap of $51.67 million.

The profitability and growth rating is 6 out of 10. The return on equity of 5.35% and the return on assets of 2.99% are underperforming the sector and are ranked lower than 70% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.01 is underperforming 94% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.54 is above the industry median of 0.41.

Simons is the company's largest guru shareholder with 1.73% of outstanding shares.

Hammond Power Solutions Inc.'s (HPS-A.TO) dividend yield is 3.84% with a payout ratio of 1.04%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 29%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 28.15 and a price-sales ratio of 0.25.

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The company manufactures dry-type transformers. It has a market cap of $57.59 million.

The profitability and growth rating is 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 2.33% and the return on assets of 1.39% are underperforming the sector and are ranked lower than 68% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.35 is underperforming 78% of competitors, and the equity-asset ratio of 0.59 is above the industry median of 0.57.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned in this article.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.