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6 Stocks With Solid Dividend Yield

- 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.

Investar Holding Corp.'s (ISTR) dividend yield is 0.67% with a payout ratio of 12%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 8.8%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 17.2 and a price-sales ratio of 3.6.


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The company, which provides commercial and retail lending products, has a market cap of $211.08 million.

The profitability and growth rating is 4 out of 10. The return on equity of 7.29% and return on assets of 0.77% are underperforming the sector and are ranked lower than 67% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 3 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.11 is underperforming 89% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.10 is below the industry median of 0.11.

With 1.34% of outstanding shares, Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies.

Union Bankshares Inc.'s (UNB) dividend yield is 2.54% with a payout ratio of 56%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 8.8%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 22.4 and a price-sales ratio of 5.7.

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The company which offers retail and commercial banking services, has a market cap of $211.24 million.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 3 out of 10. The return on equity of 15.81% and return on assets of 1.28% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 74% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10 with no debt is outperforming 98% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.08 is below the industry median of 0.11.

Simons' firm is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.36% of outstanding shares.

MVB Financial Corp.'s (MVBF) dividend yield is 0.60% with a payout ratio of 12%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 5.2%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 20.5 and a price-sales ratio of 2.4.

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The bank holding company has a market cap of $211.75 million.

GuruFocus rated its profitability and growth 4 out of 10. The return on equity of 6.32% and the return on assets of 0.65% are underperforming the sector and are ranked lower than 71% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.26 is underperforming 87% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio of 0.10 is below the industry median of 0.11

New England Realty Associates LP DR's (NEN) dividend yield is 2.07% with a payout ratio of 106%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 17.9%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 48.82 and a price-sales ratio of 3.5.

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The company which owns and operates various residential apartment buildings, has a market cap of $216.17 million.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on assets of 1.75% is underperforming the sector and is ranked lower than 62% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 3 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.04 that is underperforming 87% of competitors and the equity-asset ratio of -0.14 is below the industry median of 0.44.

Timberland Bancorp Inc.'s (TSBK) dividend yield is 2.26% with a payout ratio of 23%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 16.0%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 10.4 and a price-sales ratio of 3.4.

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The bank holding company has a market cap of $191.14 million.

GuruFocus rated its profitability and growth 4 out of 10. The return on equity of 14.21% and return on assets of 1.68% are outperforming the sector and are ranked higher than 80% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10 and with no debt.

Royce is the company's largest guru shareholder with 8.43% of outstanding shares.

Oil-Dri Corp. of America's (ODC) dividend yield is 3.66% with a payout ratio of 113%. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock price has fallen 38.1%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 32.5 and a price-sales ratio of 0.7.

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The provider of cat litter, floor products, agricultural chemical carriers, has a market cap of $191.78 million.

The company has a profitability and growth rating of 4 out of 10. The return on equity of 4.71% and the return on assets of 3.04% are underperforming the sector and are ranked lower than 63% of competitors. Its financial strength is rated 8 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 1.91 that is outperforming 65% of competitors. The equity-asset ratio is 0.67 is above the industry median of 0.57.

With 7.47% of outstanding shares, Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest shareholder among the gurus.

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

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.