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6 Guru Stocks Paying High Dividend Yields

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

Best Buy Co Inc.'s (NYSE:BBY) dividend yield is 2.93% with a payout ratio of 0.35. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock has fallen 7.88%. Shares are trading with a price-book ratio of 5.47 and a price-earnings ratio of 12.02.


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The electronics retailer has a market cap of $17.59 billion and a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 46.92% and return on assets of 10.91% are outperforming 87% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The equity-asset ratio of 0.22 is underperforming 82% of competitors.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.08% of outstanding shares, followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 1.02% and Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio)'s Gotham Asset Management with 0.11%.

KeyCorp.'s (NYSE:KEY) dividend yield is 4.04% and payout ratio of 0.41. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 7.81%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 10.23 and a price-book ratio of 1.16.

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With a $17.25 billion market cap, the pipeline company has a profitability and growth rating of 4 out of 10. The return on equity of 10.95% and return on assets of 1.28% are outperforming 64% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 2 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.04 is underperforming 96% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.12 is above the industry median of 0.1.

Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.70% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments with 0.20% and the T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.05%.

Western Digital Corp.'s (NASDAQ:WDC) dividend yield is 3.48%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock has risen 5%. Shares are trading with a price-book ratio of 1.67 and a forward price-earnings ratio of 14.88.

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With a $17.04 billion market cap, the provider of data storage solutions has a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of -6.98% and return on assets of -2.71% are underperforming 81% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.33 is underperforming 79% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.38 is below the industry median of 0.55.

Simons' firm is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.98% of outstanding shares, followed by PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.36% and the T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund with 0.26%.

Credicorp Ltd.'s (BAP) dividend yield is 2.96% with a payout ratio of 0.38. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock has declined 6.74%. Shares are trading with a price-book ratio of 2.45 and a price-earnings ratio of 13.05.

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The financial services company has a market cap of $16.20 billion. The company has a profitability and growth rating of 4 out of 10. The return on equity of 18.23% and return on assets of 2.43% are outperforming 91% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 3 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.92 is underperforming 54% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.13 is above the industry median of 0.10.

With 1.59% of outstanding shares, Al Gore (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.48% and Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.48%.

Halliburton Co.'s (NYSE:HAL) dividend yield is 3.9% with a payout ratio of 0.48. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 53%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 1.68 and a price-earnings ratio of 12.12.

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The oilfield services company has a market cap of $16.14 billion. GuruFocus rated its profitability and growth 6 out of 10. The return on equity of 14.27% and return on assets of 5.05% are outperforming 79% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.10 is underperforming 73% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.35 is below the industry median of 0.49.

Dodge & Cox is the company's largest guru shareholder with 3.45% of outstanding shares, followed by Pzena with 2.69%, Ketterer with 1.05% and Bill Nygren (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.66%.

Omnicom Group Inc.'s (NYSE:OMC) dividend yield is 3.49% with a payout ratio of 0.42. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has risen 6.66%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 6.80 and a price-earnings ratio of 12.32.

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With a market cap of $16.40 billion, the company has a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 55.17% and return on assets of 5.57% are outperforming 72% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The equity-asset ratio of 0.10 is underperforming 66% of competitors.

With 3.78% of outstanding shares, First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Pzena with 1.89%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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