(VIANEWS) – Highway Holdings Limited (HIHO), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.

Here’s the data we’ve collected of stocks with a high payout ratio as yet. 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 distribute them.

When researching 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. Highway Holdings Limited (HIHO)

227.27% Payout Ratio

Highway Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and supplies metal, plastic, electric, and electronic components, subassemblies, and finished products for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract manufacturers. It operates through two segments, Metal Stamping and Mechanical OEM; and Electric OEM. The company also trades in plastic injection products; and manufactures and assembles automation equipment. Its products are used in the manufacture of products, such as photocopiers, laser printers, print cartridges, electrical connectors, electrical circuits, vacuum cleaners, LED power supplies, stepping motors, pumps for dishwashers, and other washing machine components. In addition, the company assists customers in the design and development of the tooling used in the metal and plastic manufacturing process, as well as provides an array of other manufacturing and engineering services, including metal stamping, screen printing, plastic injection molding, pad printing, and electronic assembly of printed circuit boards. It operates in Hong Kong and China, Europe, North America, and other Asian countries. Highway Holdings Limited was incorporated in 1990 and is headquartered in Sheung Shui, Hong Kong.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Highway Holdings Limited has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.1.

PE Ratio

Highway Holdings Limited has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 20. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $20 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 4.75%.

Moving Average

Highway Holdings Limited’s worth is way under its 50-day moving average of $2.29 and under its 200-day moving average of $2.19.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Highway Holdings Limited’s stock is valued at $2.00 at 07:23 EST, way under its 52-week high of $3.37 and way above its 52-week low of $1.71.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth declined by 14.5%, now sitting on 11.55M for the twelve trailing months.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Highway Holdings Limited is 25310 which is 268.41% above its average volume of 6870.

2. Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI)

148.89% Payout Ratio

Omega is a real estate investment trust that invests in the long-term healthcare industry, primarily in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Its portfolio of assets is operated by a diverse group of healthcare companies, predominantly in a triple-net lease structure. The assets span all regions within the US, as well as in the UK.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Omega Healthcare Investors has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.

PE Ratio

Omega Healthcare Investors has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 27.41. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $27.41 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 11.09%.

Moving Average

Omega Healthcare Investors’s worth is under its 50-day moving average of $28.46 and below its 200-day moving average of $29.97.

3. Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM)

105.62% Payout Ratio

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation is a business development company specializing in investments in private middle-market companies. It invests through first lien, second lien, unitranche, and mezzanine debt financing, often with a corresponding equity investment. The fund prefers to invest in US and Canada. The fund seeks to invest in companies with an EBITDA between $5 million and $50 million.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Stellus Capital Investment Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.04.

PE Ratio

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 14.95. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $14.95 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 7.51%.

Sales Growth

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation’s sales growth is negative 5.5% for the ongoing quarter and 42.2% for the next.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation’s stock is valued at $15.50 at 07:23 EST, under its 52-week high of $15.73 and way higher than its 52-week low of $11.02.

4. Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (CRT)

100% Payout Ratio

Cross Timbers Royalty Trust operates as an express trust in the United States. It holds 90% net profits interests in certain producing and nonproducing royalty and overriding royalty interest properties in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico; and 75% net profits working interest in four properties in Texas and three properties in Oklahoma. Cross Timbers Royalty Trust was founded in 1991 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Cross Timbers Royalty Trust has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.77.

PE Ratio

Cross Timbers Royalty Trust has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 15.08. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $15.08 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 338.4%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 55.7%, now sitting on 11.38M for the twelve trailing months.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization

Cross Timbers Royalty Trust’s EBITDA is 30.33.

Moving Average

Cross Timbers Royalty Trust’s worth is higher than its 50-day moving average of $25.19 and way above its 200-day moving average of $20.95.

5. First American Corporation (FAF)

84.08% Payout Ratio

First American Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides financial services. It operates through Title Insurance and Services, and Specialty Insurance segments. The Title Insurance and Services segment issues title insurance policies on residential and commercial property, as well as offers related products and services. This segment also provides closing and/or escrow services; products, services, and solutions to mitigate risk or otherwise facilitate real estate transactions; and appraisals and other valuation-related products and services, lien release and document custodial services, warehouse lending services, default-related products and services, mortgage subservicing, and related products and services, as well as banking, trust, and wealth management services. In addition, it accommodates tax-deferred exchanges of real estate; and maintains, manages, and provides access to title plant data and records. This segment offers its products through a network of direct operations and agents in 49 states and in the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, South Korea, and internationally. The Specialty Insurance segment provides property and casualty insurance comprising coverage to residential homeowners and renters for liability losses and typical hazards, such as fire, theft, vandalism, and other types of property damage. It also offers residential service contracts that cover residential systems, such as heating and air conditioning systems, and appliances against failures that occur as the result of normal usage during the coverage period. First American Financial Corporation was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, California.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, First American Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.45.

PE Ratio

First American Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 24.5. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $24.5 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 5.06%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for First American Corporation is 1192500 which is 92.51% above its average volume of 619431.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth declined by 29%, now sitting on 7.61B for the twelve trailing months.

Dividend Yield

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Mar 6, 2023, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 2.08 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 3.47%.

Sales Growth

First American Corporation’s sales growth is negative 26% for the ongoing quarter and negative 16.2% for the next.