(VIANEWS) – Darden Restaurants (DRI), DTE Energy Company (DTE), NewJersey Resources Corporation (NJR) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.
Here’s the data we’ve collected of stocks with a high payout ratio up until now. The payout ratio in itself isn’t a guarantee of a future good investment but it’s an indicator of whether dividends are being paid and how the company chooses to issue them.
When investigating a potential investment, the dividend payout ratio is a good statistic to know so here is a list of some companies with an above 30% payout ratio.
1. Darden Restaurants (DRI)
63.72% Payout Ratio
Darden Restaurants, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants in the United States and Canada. As of May 29, 2022, it owned and operated 1,867 restaurants, which included 884 under the Olive Garden brand, 546 under the LongHorn Steakhouse brand name, 172 under the Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen brand, 85 under the Yard House brand name, 62 under The Capital Grille brand, 45 under the Seasons 52 brand name, 42 under the Bahama Breeze brand, 28 under the Eddie V's Prime Seafood brand name, and 3 under the Capital Burger brand; and franchised 60 restaurants comprising 35 under the Olive Garden brand, 18 under the LongHorn Steakhouse brand name, 4 under the Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen brand, 2 under The Capital Grille brand name, and 1 under the Bahama Breeze brand.Darden Restaurants, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Orlando, Florida.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, Darden Restaurants has a trailing twelve months EPS of $-1.7.
The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 39.91%.
Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 9.4%, now sitting on 9.98B for the twelve trailing months.
Previous days news about Darden Restaurants (DRI)
- According to Zacks on Thursday, 9 March, "Another stock from the same industry, Darden Restaurants (DRI Quick QuoteDRI – Free Report) , has yet to report results for the quarter ended February 2023. "
2. DTE Energy Company (DTE)
61.46% Payout Ratio
DTE Energy Company engages in the utility operations. The company's Electric segment generates, purchases, distributes, and sells electricity to approximately 2.3 million residential, commercial, and industrial customers in southeastern Michigan. It generates electricity through fossil-fuel, hydroelectric pumped storage, and nuclear plants, as well as wind and other renewable assets. This segment owns and operates approximately 698 distribution substations and 449,800 line transformers. The company's Gas segment purchases, stores, transports, distributes, and sells natural gas to approximately 1.3 million residential, commercial, and industrial customers throughout Michigan; and sells storage and transportation capacity. This segment has approximately 20,000 miles of distribution mains; 1,304,000 service pipelines; and 1,305,000 active meters, as well as owns approximately 2,000 miles of transmission pipelines. The company's Power and Industrial Projects segment offers metallurgical coke; pulverized coal and petroleum coke to the steel, pulp and paper, and other industries; and power, steam and chilled water production, and wastewater treatment services, as well as supplies compressed air to industrial customers. Its Energy Trading segment engages in power, natural gas, and environmental marketing and trading; structured transactions; and the optimization of contracted natural gas pipeline transportation and storage positions. The company was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, DTE Energy Company has a trailing twelve months EPS of $7.36.
DTE Energy Company has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 14.23. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $14.23 for every dollar of annual earnings.
The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 12.73%.
3. NewJersey Resources Corporation (NJR)
51.3% Payout Ratio
New Jersey Resources Corporation, an energy services holding company, provides regulated gas distribution, and retail and wholesale energy services. The company operates through four segments: Natural Gas Distribution, Clean Energy Ventures, Energy Services, and Midstream segments. The Natural Gas Distribution segment offers regulated retail natural gas services to approximately 547,600 residential and commercial customers in central and northern New Jersey; provides storage management services; and participates in the off-system sales and capacity release markets. The Clean Energy Ventures segment invests in commercial and residential solar projects located in New Jersey; and onshore wind projects. The Energy Services segment provides unregulated wholesale energy management services to other energy companies and natural gas producers, as well as maintains and transacts a portfolio of physical assets consisting of natural gas storage and transportation contracts in the United States and Canada. The Midstream segment invests in natural gas transportation and storage facilities. The company offers heating, ventilation, and cooling services; holds commercial real estate properties; and provides solar equipment installation, and plumbing repair and installation services, as well as engages in the water appliance sale, installation, and servicing activities. New Jersey Resources Corporation was founded in 1922 and is based in Wall, New Jersey.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, NewJersey Resources Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.82.
NewJersey Resources Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 17.6. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $17.6 for every dollar of annual earnings.
The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 15.36%.
Today’s last reported volume for NewJersey Resources Corporation is 358816 which is 29.82% below its average volume of 511316.
NewJersey Resources Corporation’s value is under its 50-day moving average of $50.61 and higher than its 200-day moving average of $46.38.
4. Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS)
42.17% Payout Ratio
Fidus Investment Corporation is a business development company. It specializing in leveraged buyouts, refinancings, change of ownership transactions, recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, mezzanine, growth capital, business expansion, lower middle market investments, debt investments, subordinated and second lien loans, senior secured and unitranche debt, preferred equity, warrants, subordinated debt, senior subordinated notes, junior secured loans, and unitranche loans. It does not invest in turnarounds or distressed situations. The fund prefers to invest in aerospace and defense, business services, consumer products and services including retail, food, and beverage, healthcare products and services, industrial products and services, information technology services, niche manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and value-added distribution sectors. It seeks to invest in companies based in United States. The fund typically invests between $5 million and $15 million per transaction in companies with annual revenues between $10 million and $150 million and an annual EBITDA between $3 million and $20 million, but it can occasionally invest in larger or smaller companies. It seeks to acquire minority equity stakes and board observation rights in conjunction with its investments.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, Fidus Investment Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $3.32.
Fidus Investment Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 6.29. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $6.29 for every dollar of annual earnings.
The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 17.64%.
Fidus Investment Corporation’s sales growth is 9.5% for the present quarter and 29% for the next.
Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 17.7%, now sitting on 90.76M for the twelve trailing months.
Today’s last reported volume for Fidus Investment Corporation is 141370 which is 85.48% above its average volume of 76218.
According to Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Mar 20, 2023, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.93 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 9.24%.