(VIANEWS) – Paychex (PAYX), Telefonica Brasil, S.A. ADS (VIV), Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund (TPZ) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.

We have gathered information regarding stocks with the highest payout ratio up until now. The payout ratio in itself isn’t a guarantee of good investment but it’s an indicator of whether dividends are being paid and how the company chooses to issue them.

When researching a potential investment, the dividend payout ratio is a good statistic to know so here are a few stocks with an above 30% percent payout ratio.

1. Paychex (PAYX)

74.81% Payout Ratio

Paychex, Inc. provides integrated human capital management solutions for human resources (HR), payroll, benefits, and insurance services for small to medium-sized businesses in the United States, Europe, and India. It offers payroll processing services; payroll tax administration services; employee payment services; and regulatory compliance services, such as new-hire reporting and garnishment processing. The company also provides HR solutions, including payroll, employer compliance, HR and employee benefits administration, risk management outsourcing, and the on-site availability of a professionally trained HR representative; and retirement services administration, including plan implementation, ongoing compliance with government regulations, employee and employer reporting, participant and employer online access, electronic funds transfer, and other administrative services. In addition, it offers cloud-based HR administration software products for employee benefits management and administration, time and attendance, digital communication solutions, recruiting, and onboarding solutions; plan administration outsourcing and state unemployment insurance services; various business services to small to medium-sized businesses comprising payroll funding and outsourcing services, which include payroll processing, invoicing, and tax preparation; and payment processing services, financial fitness programs, and a small-business loan resource center. Further, the company provides insurance services for property and casualty coverage, such as workers' compensation, business-owner policies, cyber security protection, and commercial auto, as well as health and benefits coverage, including health, dental, vision, and life. It markets and sells its services primarily through its direct sales force. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Rochester, New York.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Paychex has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.92.

PE Ratio

Paychex has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 37. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $37 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 46.37%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 7.4%, now sitting on 4.82B for the twelve trailing months.

Moving Average

Paychex’s worth is below its 50-day moving average of $115.09 and below its 200-day moving average of $119.18.

Previous days news about Paychex (PAYX)

  • Will paychex (payx) beat estimates again in its next earnings report?. According to Zacks on Friday, 17 March, "If you are looking for a stock that has a solid history of beating earnings estimates and is in a good position to maintain the trend in its next quarterly report, you should consider Paychex (PAYX Quick QuotePAYX – Free Report) . ", "For the last reported quarter, Paychex came out with earnings of $0.99 per share versus the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.95 per share, representing a surprise of 4.21%. "
  • According to Zacks on Friday, 17 March, "Automatic Data Processing (ADP Quick QuoteADP – Free Report) , Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR Quick QuoteBR – Free Report) and Paychex Inc. (PAYX Quick QuotePAYX – Free Report) come from industry and sectors that have upbeat Zacks ranks. "

2. Telefonica Brasil, S.A. ADS (VIV)

67.63% Payout Ratio

Telef̫nica Brasil S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides mobile and fixed telecommunications services to residential and corporate customers in Brazil. Its fixed line services portfolio includes local, domestic long-distance, and international long-distance calls; and mobile portfolio comprises voice and broadband internet access through 3G, 4G, 4.5G, and 5G as well as mobile value-added services and wireless roaming services. The company also offers data services, including broadband and mobile data services. In addition, it provides pay TV services through direct to home satellite technology, IPTV, and cable, as well as pay-per-view and video on demand services; network services, such as rental of facilities; other services comprising internet access, private network connectivity, computer equipment leasing, extended service, caller identification, voice mail, cellular blocker, and others; wholesale services, including interconnection services to users of other network providers; and digital services, such as entertainment, cloud, and security and financial services. Further, the company offers multimedia communication services, which include audio, data, voice and other sounds, images, texts, and other information, as well as sells devices, such as smartphones, broadband USB modems, and other devices. Additionally, it provides telecommunications solutions and IT support to various industries, such as retail, manufacturing, services, financial institutions, government, etc. It markets and sells its solutions through own stores, dealers, retail and distribution channels, door-to-door sales, and outbound tele sales. The company was formerly known as Telecomunica̵̤es de Ṣo Paulo S.A. РTELESP and changed its name to Telef̫nica Brasil S.A. in October 2011. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Ṣo Paulo, Brazil.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Telefonica Brasil, S.A. ADS has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.52.

PE Ratio

Telefonica Brasil, S.A. ADS has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 14.14. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $14.14 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 8.03%.

3. Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund (TPZ)

60.62% Payout Ratio

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. is a closed-ended balanced mutual fund launched and managed by Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC. The fund invests in the fixed income and public equity markets of the United States. It invests in securities of companies operating in the power and energy infrastructure sectors. The fund employs a fundamental analysis with a bottom up stock picking approach with focus on factors like comparison of quantitative, qualitative, and relative value factors to create its portfolio. It was formerly known as Tortoise Power and Energy Income Company. Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. was formed on July 5, 2007 and is domiciled in the United States.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.91.

PE Ratio

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 6.63. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $6.63 for every dollar of annual earnings.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund’s stock is valued at $12.66 at 02:23 EST, way below its 52-week high of $14.99 and higher than its 52-week low of $11.91.

4. America Movil (AMX)

50.62% Payout Ratio

América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. provides telecommunications services in Latin America and internationally. The company offers wireless and fixed voice services, including local, domestic, and international long-distance services; and network interconnection services. It also provides data services, such as data centers, data administration, and hosting services to residential and corporate clients; value-added services, including Internet access, messaging, and other wireless entertainment and corporate services; data transmission, email services, instant messaging, content streaming, and interactive applications; and wireless security services, mobile payment solutions, machine-to-machine services, mobile banking, virtual private network services, and video calls and personal communications services. In addition, the company offers residential broadband services; IT solutions for small businesses and large corporations; and cable and satellite pay television subscriptions. Further, it sells equipment, accessories, and computers; and offers telephone directories, wireless security, call center, advertising, media, and software development services. Additionally, the company provides video, audio, and other media content through the Internet directly from the content provider to the end user. It sells its products and services under the Telcel, Telmex Infinitum, and A1 brands through a network of retailers and service centers to retail customers; and through sales force to corporate customers. As of December 31, 2021, the company had approximately 286.5 million wireless voice and data subscribers. América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Mexico City, Mexico.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, America Movil has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.16.

PE Ratio

America Movil has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 17.25. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $17.25 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 22.78%.

Sales Growth

America Movil’s sales growth is 4.3% for the current quarter and 8.8% for the next.

5. China Yuchai International Limited (CYD)

50.11% Payout Ratio

China Yuchai International Limited, through its subsidiaries, manufactures, assembles, and sells diesel and natural gas engines in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It operates in two segments, Yuchai and HLGE. The company provides diesel engines comprising 4- and 6-cylinder diesel engines, high horsepower marine diesel engines, and power generator engines, as well as natural gas engines, diesel power generators, diesel engine parts, and remanufacturing services for light trucks, medium and heavy-duty trucks, buses and passenger vehicles, and marine and industrial applications; and generator sets, as well as plug in hybrid engines, range extenders, power generation powertrains, hybrid powertrains, integrated electric drive axel powertrains, and fuel cell systems. It also manufactures diesel engines for construction and agriculture applications, as well as supplies after-market parts and services. In addition, it engages in hospitality and property development activities. Further, the company designs, produces, and sells exhaust emission control systems. The company distributes its engines directly to auto original equipment manufacturers, agents, and retailers, as well as provides maintenance and retrofitting services. It has a strategic partnership with Sunlong Bus to develop electric vehicles. The company was founded in 1951 and is based in Singapore.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, China Yuchai International Limited has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.77.

PE Ratio

China Yuchai International Limited has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 9.89. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $9.89 for every dollar of annual earnings.

6. Silvercrest Asset Management Group (SAMG)

30.94% Payout Ratio

Silvercrest Asset Management Group Inc., a wealth management firm, provides financial advisory and related family office services in the United States. The company serves ultra-high net worth individuals and families, as well as their trusts; endowments; foundations; and other institutional investors. It also manages funds of funds and other investment funds. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Silvercrest Asset Management Group has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.23.

PE Ratio

Silvercrest Asset Management Group has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 7.98. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $7.98 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 30.37%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Silvercrest Asset Management Group’s stock is valued at $17.79 at 02:23 EST, way under its 52-week high of $22.68 and way above its 52-week low of $15.83.

Moving Average

Silvercrest Asset Management Group’s worth is below its 50-day moving average of $18.62 and under its 200-day moving average of $18.26.