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6 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 past 12 months.

Public Storage's (PSA) dividend yield is 3.68% with a payout ratio of 94%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has risen 10%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 7.45 and a price-earnings ratio of 25.50.


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The real estate investment trust has a market cap of $37.97 billion and a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 16.64% and return on assets of 15.91% are outperforming 81% of companies in the Global REIT - Industrial industry. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.26 is above the industry median of 0.06.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 0.88% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.11% and Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.05%.

CNOOC Ltd.'s (CEO) dividend yield is 4.06% with a payout ratio of 51%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has risen 21%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 1.33 and a price-earnings ratio of 15.50.

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With a $79.74 billion market cap, the oil and gas company has a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. The return on equity of 8.95% and return on assets of 5.42% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 70% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 1.05 is outperforming 53% of industry peers. The equity-asset ratio of 0.61 is slightly above the industry median of 0.54.

Simons' firm is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.15% of outstanding shares, followed by Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.07% and Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

Simon Property Group Inc.'s (SPG) dividend yield is 4.61% with a payout ratio of 100%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has risen 20%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 16.56 and a price-earnings ratio of 22.15.

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The REIT has a $53.86 billion market cap. GuruFocus rated the company's profitability and growth 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 70.66% and return on assets of 7.83% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 79% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.02 is underperforming 62% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.11 is above the industry median of 0.52.

With 0.32% of outstanding shares, Pioneer Investments is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Davis with 0.07% and Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc.'s (CBRL) dividend yield is 3.14% and the payout ratio is 55%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 4%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 5.98 and a price-earnings ratio of 17.27.

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The restaurant operator has a market cap of $3.76 billion. GuruFocus rated its profitability and growth 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 35.55% and return on assets of 13.98% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 93% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.42 is underperforming 59% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.40 is below the industry median of 0.50.

Simons' firm is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.39% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments with 0.28% and Lee Ainslie (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.23%.

Watsco Inc.'s (WSO) dividend yield is 4.16% with a payout ratio of 86%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 19%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 3.97 and a price-earnings ratio of 22.22.

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The company, which distributes heating and air-conditioning units, has a market cap of $5.36 billion. The company has a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. The return on equity of 16.74% and return on assets of 11.20% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 82% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 8 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.61 underperforms 65% of competitors.

With 0.79% of outstanding shares, Tom Gayner (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.06%, Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03% and Pioneer Investments with 0.01%.

International Business Machines Corp.'s (IBM) dividend yield is 4.46% with a payout ratio of 65%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 10%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 7.59 and a price-earnings ratio of 14.74.

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The company, which provides a variety of IT services, has a market cap of $124.77 billion. GuruFocus rated its profitability and growth 6 out of 10. The return on equity of 48.03% and return on assets of 7.07% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 69% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.26 is below the industry median of 5.23.

Pioneer Investments is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.28% of outstanding shares, followed by Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.11% and Greenblatt with 0.06%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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This article first appeared on GuruFocus.