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6 Companies With High Dividend Yields

- 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.

China Yuchai International Ltd.'s (CYD) dividend yield is 4.45% with a payout ratio of 22%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 24.4%. The stock is trading with a price-sales ratio of 0.3 and a price-earnings ratio of 4.8.


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The company, which manufactures a variety of engines, has a market cap of $670.08 million and a profitability and growth rating of 3 out of 10. The return on equity of 11.12% and return on assets of 21.88% are outperforming the industry and are ranked higher than 68% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10 with no debt.

With 2.22% of outstanding shares, Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.7% and Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 0.62%.

Sonic Automotive Inc.'s (SAH) dividend yield is 1.55% with a payout ratio of 11%. Over the last 52 weeks, the price of Class A shares has fallen 18.5%. The stock is trading with a price-sales ratio of 0.1 and a price-earnings ratio of 7.6.

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The company, which supplies auto parts and collision repair services, has a $676.32 million market cap. It has a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. While the return on equity of 11.86% is outperforming the sector, the return on assets of 2.46% is underperforming the sector and is ranked lower than 63% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The equity-asset ratio of 0.22 is underperforming 90% of competitors.

Hotchkis & Wiley is the company's largest guru shareholder with 6.75% of outstanding shares, followed by Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.37% and Leucadia National (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.15%.

Himax Technologies Inc.'s (HIMX) dividend yield is 2.50% with a payout ratio of 73%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 49.1%. The stock is trading with a price-sales ratio of 1.0 and a price-earnings ratio of 28.4.

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The fabless semiconductor company has a market cap of $683.25 million.

GuruFocus rated the company's profitability and growth 5 out of 10. The return on equity of 5.39 % and return on assets of 3.04 % are underperforming the sector and are ranked lower than 56% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.63 is underperforming 60% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.55 is below the industry median of 0.60.

Hanmi Financial Corp.'s (HAFC) dividend yield is 4.36% with a payout ratio of 54%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 23.5%. The stock is trading with a price-sales ratio of 3.4 and a price-earnings ratio of 12.2.

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The Los Angeles-based bank has a market cap of $683.52 million.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 4 out of 10. The return on equity of 10.21% and return on assets of 1.07% are outperforming the industry and are ranked higher than 61% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.90 is underperforming 73% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.10 is slightly below the industry median of 0.11.

Simons' firm is the company's largest guru shareholder with 3.07% of outstanding shares, followed by Hotchkis & Wiley with 0.61% and Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.06%.

United Insurance Holdings Corp.'s (UIHC) dividend yield is 1.48% with a payout ratio of 24%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 12.7%. The stock is trading with a price-sales ratio of 1 and a price-earnings ratio of 15.9.

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The insurance company has a market cap of $698.93 million.

GuruFocus rated its profitability and growth 4 out of 10. The return on equity of 7.25% and return on assets of 1.75% are underperforming the sector and are ranked lower than 76% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 1.50 is underperforming 68% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.23 is below the industry median of 0.25

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc.'s (TYPE) dividend yield is 2.74% with a payout ratio of 136%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 25.8%. The stock is trading with a price-sales ratio of 2.9 and a price-earnings ratio of 48.4.

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The company, which provides technology and expertise for consumer electronics and devices, has a market cap of $703.73 million.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 4.11% and return on assets of 2.84% are underperforming the sector and are ranked lower than 58% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.88 is underperforming 71% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.66 is above the industry median of 0.60.

With 2.4% of outstanding shares, Mariko Gordon (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest shareholders among the gurus, followed by Simons' firm with 2.05%, Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.32% and Hotchkis & Wiley with 0.13%.

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

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