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Zacks.com featured highlights include: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Vale, Gilead Sciences, Kroger and Delek Logistics Partners

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For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – July 7, 2020 – Stocks in this week’s article are Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY, Vale S.A. VALE, Gilead Sciences GILD, The Kroger Co. KR and Delek Logistics Partners, LP. DKL.

5 High Earnings Yield Stocks for a Healthy Portfolio

The earnings potential of a stock is an important consideration while making investment decisions. This makes the Earnings Yield ratio a handy tool for stock selection.

Earnings yield is calculated as (Annual Earnings per Share/Market Price) x 100. It is the inverse of the P/E ratio. While comparing similar stocks, the one with higher earnings yield has the potential to provide comparatively greater returns.

Earnings yield has an edge over P/E ratio as it can be used to compare a stock with not just other stocks but also with fixed income securities. This metric is often used to compare the performance of a market index with the 10-year Treasury yield.

For instance, if the yield of the market index is more than the 10-year Treasury, stocks can be considered as undervalued than bonds. In such a case, investing in the stock market would be a better option for a value investor.

However, in view of the risk-free nature of T-bills, it would be a good idea to add a risk premium to the Treasury yield while comparing it with the earnings yield of a stock or the overall market.

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