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6 Small-Cap Stocks 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.

Carriage Services Inc.'s (CSV) dividend yield is 1.48% with a payout ratio of 13%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 19.1%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 9.6 and a price-sales ratio of 1.4.


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The company, which provides death care services and merchandise, has a market cap of $388.05 million.

The profitability and growth rating is 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 18.62% and return on assets of 4.16% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 50% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.11 is underperforming 99% of competitors, and the equity-asset ratio of 0.25 is below the industry median of 0.49.

With 6.01% of outstanding shares, Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.05%.

Entravision Communications Corp.'s (EVC) dividend yield is 4.48% with a payout ratio of 0.11%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 14.5%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 2.4 and a price-sales ratio of 0.7.

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The Spanish-language media company has a market cap of $396.26 million.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 55.62% and return on assets of 24.21% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 97% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.82 is outperforming 51% of competitors, and the equity-asset ratio of 0.45 is below the industry median of 0.52.

Simons is the company's largest guru shareholder with 1.69% of outstanding shares followed by Hotchkis & Wiley with 0.8%, Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.55% and Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.44%.

The York Water Co.'s (YORW) dividend yield is 2.18% with a payout ratio of 63%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has declined 13.8%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 29.6 and a price-sales ratio of 8.1.

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The investor-owned water utility company has a market cap of $396.23 million.

Gurufocus rated its profitability and growth 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 11.23% and return on assets of 4.01% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 63% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.36 is underperforming 51% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.75 is above the industry median of 0.93.

With 1.52% of outstanding shares, Simons is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Royce with 1.11%.

Bar Harbor Bankshares Inc.'s (BHB) dividend yield is 2.83% with a payout ratio of 37%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 10.3%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 13.6 and a price-sales ratio of 3.6.

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The company, which provides full range of financial services products, has a market cap of $423.40 million.

GuruFocus rated its profitability and growth 4 out of 10. The return on equity of 8.95% and the return on assets of 0.90% are outperforming and ranked higher than 50% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 3 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.08 is underperforming 93% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.10 is below the industry median of 0.11.

Royce is the company's largest guru shareholder with 1.78% of outstanding shares, followed by Hotchkis & Wiley with 0.37%.

Westwood Holdings Group Inc.'s (WHG) dividend yield is 5.99% with a payout ratio of 0.99%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 28.8%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 16.7 and a price-sales ratio of 3.0.

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The company which manages investment assets, has a market cap of $410.54 million.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 14.74% and return on assets of 12.51% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 77% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 10 out of 10 with no debt. The equity-asset ratio of 0.87 is above the industry median of 0.76.

With 6.17% of outstanding shares, Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest shareholder among the gurus.

United States Lime & Minerals Inc.'s (USLM) dividend yield is 0.68% with a payout ratio of 11%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 20.4%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 15.5 and a price-sales ratio of 2.95.

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The company, which manufactures lime and lime products, has a market cap of $435.25 million.

GuruFocus rated its profitability and growth 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 13.90% and return on assets of 12.35% are outperforming and ranked higher than 72% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 9 out of 10 with no debt. The equity-asset ratio of 0.90 is above the industry median of 0.52

Simons is the company's largest guru shareholder with 3.99% of outstanding shares.

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

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.