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6 Stocks Paying High Dividend Yields

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

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC's (NYSE:RBS) dividend yield is 7.16% with a payout ratio of 0.57. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 26.66%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 0.51 and a price-earnings ratio of 8.39.

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The bank has a market cap of $28.02 billion and a profitability and growth rating of 2 out of 10. The return on assets of 0.56% and return on equity of 7.44% are underperforming 88% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 4.2 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 8.71 is outperforming 83% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.06 is below the industry median of 0.11.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 0.09% of outstanding shares, followed by NWQ Managers (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04%.

HP Inc.'s (NYSE:HPQ) dividend yield is 3.27% with a payout ratio of 0.23. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 23.47%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 6.98.

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With a $28.02 billion market cap, the company, which provides computer systems, printing equipment and printing supplies, has a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10. The return on assets of 12.72% is outperforming 88% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 5.9 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.97 is underperforming 52% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of -0.04 is below the industry median of 0.56.

Dodge & Cox is the company's largest guru shareholder with 7.77% of outstanding shares, followed by PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 3.97%, Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.15% and First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.12%.

SunTrust Banks Inc.'s (NYSE:STI) dividend yield is 3.19% and the payout ratio is 0.35. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has fallen 15.14%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 1.17 and a price-earnings ratio of 11.08.

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With a $27.93 billion market cap, the company has a profitability and growth rating of 3 out of 10. The return on equity of 10.43% and return on assets of 1.24% are outperforming 56% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 3 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.13 is underperforming 88% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.12 is below industry median of 1.13.

Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.38% of outstanding shares, followed by Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 029%, Pioneer Investments with 0.07% and Dodge & Cox with 0.07%.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's (NYSE:FCAU) dividend yield is 5.23% with a payout ratio of 0.34. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has declined 15.94%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 0.9 and a price-earnings ratio of 2.73.

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The car manufacturer has a market cap of $27.51 billion. The company has a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. The return on equity of 28.65% and return on assets of 7.13% are outperforming 70% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 5.7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 1.07 is outperforming 68% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.27 is below the industry median of 0.48.

With 7.75% of outstanding shares, Chase Coleman (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Bill Nygren (Trades, Portfolio) with 2.32%, Pioneer Investments with 1.10% and Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.06%.

Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd.'s (NYSE:CHT) dividend yield is 4.11% with a payout ratio of 1.03. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price was stable. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 2.39 and a price-earnings ratio of 23.81.

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The telecom operator has a market cap of $27.35 billion. GuruFocus rated its profitability and growth 6 out of 10. While the return on equity of 9.72% is underperforming the sector, the return on assets of 7.56% is outperforming 72% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 8.8 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 4.83 is outperforming 79% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.73 is above the industry median of 0.44.

Simons' firm is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.42% of outstanding shares, followed by Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

Digital Realty Trust Inc.'s (NYSE:DLR) dividend yield is 3.27% with a payout ratio of 3.87. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has grown 3.28%. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 3.09 and a price-earnings ratio of 116.21.

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The real estate investment trust has a market cap of $26.39 billion. The company has a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 2.28% and return on assets of 1.39% are underperforming 91% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 3.6 out of 10. The equity-asset ratio of 0.41 is underperforming 74% of competitors.

With 0.41% of outstanding shares, Pioneer Investments is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.07% and Simons' firm with 0.04%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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