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6 High-Yielding Dividend Stocks

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.

Gilead Sciences Inc.'s (NASDAQ:GILD) dividend yield is 3.74% with a payout ratio of 0.52. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock has fallen 3.16%. Shares are trading with a price-book ratio of 3.73 and a price-earnings ratio of 14.29.

The company, which provides therapies to treat life-threatening infectious diseases, has a market cap of $83.41 billion and a profitability and growth rating of 10 out of 10. The return on equity of 26.95% and return on assets of 9.32% are outperforming 78% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The equity-asset ratio of 0.36 is underperforming 81% of competitors.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Dodge & Cox with 1.36% of outstanding shares, followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 1.01% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.27%.

British American Tobacco PLC's (NYSE:BTI) dividend yield is 7.44% and payout ratio 0.73. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 23%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 10.05 and a price-book ratio of 0.94.

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With an $81.34 billion market cap, the global tobacco company has a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 9.56% and return on assets of 4.23% are underperforming 56% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.07 is underperforming 82% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.44 is below the industry median of 0.48.

Lee Ainslie (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.10% of outstanding shares, followed by Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04% and Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04%.

Enbridge Inc.'s (NYSE:ENB) dividend yield is 5.96% and payout ratio is 1.19. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock has risen 15.07%. Shares are trading with a price-book ratio of 1.57 and a forward price-earnings ratio of 17.79.

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With a $73.45 billion market cap, the American energy generation, distribution and transportation company has a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 6.97% and return on assets of 3.03% are underperforming 58% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.01 is underperforming 77% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.42 is above the industry median of 0.36.

Simons' Renaissance Technologies is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.19% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments with 0.04%.

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp.'s (NYSE:SNP) dividend yield is 9.41% with a payout ratio of 0.98. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock has declined 25%. Shares are trading with a price-book ratio of 0.68 and a price-earnings ratio of 9.31.

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The Chinese national oil company has a market cap of $71.69 billion. The company has a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. The return on equity of 7.21% and return on assets of 3.07% are underperforming 59% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.52 is outperforming 65% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.4 is below the industry median of 0.47

With 0.16% of outstanding shares, Simons' firm is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Grantham with 0.01% and NWQ Managers (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

Banco Santander SA's (NYSE:SAN) dividend yield is 4.30% with a payout ratio of 0.56. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 3.11%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 0.65 and a price-earnings ratio of 9.70.

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The bank has a market cap of $70.79 billion. GuruFocus rated its profitability and growth 4 out of 10. The return on equity of 7.08% and return on assets of 0.5% are underperforming 75% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The equity-asset ratio of 0.07 is below the industry median of 0.1.

Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.52% of outstanding shares.

Bank of Nova Scotia's (NYSE:BNS) dividend yield is 4.58% with a payout ratio of 0.52. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has risen 8.36%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 1.48 and a price-earnings ratio of 11.32.

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With a market cap of $70.11 billion, the company has a profitability and growth rating of 4 out of 10. While the return on equity of 12.35% is outperforming the sector, the return on assets of 0.82% is underperforming 58% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The equity-asset ratio of 0.06 is underperforming 85% of competitors.

With 0.35% of outstanding shares, Simons' firm is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Pioneer Investments with 0.07%, Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio)'s Bridgewater Associates with 0.03% and Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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