(VIANEWS) – Greenhill & Co. (GHL), Rio Tinto (RIO), Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (OXLC) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.

We have collected information about stocks with the highest payout ratio up to 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 distribute them.

When investigating 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. Greenhill & Co. (GHL)

76.92% Payout Ratio

Greenhill & Co., Inc., a non-profit investment bank, offers financial and strategic advice to governments, corporations, partnerships, organizations, and other government agencies around the world. It provides advisory services for clients regarding mergers, acquisitions divestitures and spin-offs and other strategic transactions. The company also offers advice on strategic issues, such as activist shareholder defense and special committee projects. It can also assist clients with valuations, negotiation techniques, industry dynamics and structuring options. The company also provides advisory services on debt restructuring to creditors, government, pension funds, other stakeholders and buyers of distressed assets and companies; as well as advice about restructuring options, capital structures and sales or recapitalizations. It also assists clients with identifying and capitalizing upon incremental sources of wealth. The company also advises clients on financing issues, such as debt issuances and equity financings; exchange offers; initial public offerings, and other capital market transactions. The company also provides financial advice services for pension funds and endowments. It can advise alternative asset fund sponsors on capital raising, financing and liquidity options. Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a New York-based company that was established in 1996.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Greenhill & Co. has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.39.

PE Ratio

Greenhill & Co. has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 15.46. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $15.46 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 30.92%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Greenhill & Co.’s stock is valued at $6.03 at 08:23 EST, way below its 52-week high of $20.32 and above its 52-week low of $5.86.

2. Rio Tinto (RIO)

73.03% Payout Ratio

Rio Tinto Group is involved in the exploration, mining and processing of mineral resources around the world. It offers aluminum, copper and diamonds as well as gold, borates. titanium dioxide, salt. iron ore, lithium, and salt. The company also has open-pit and underground mines as well as smelters and power stations. It also operates research and service centers. Rio Tinto Group, which was established in 1873, is located in London.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Rio Tinto has a trailing twelve months EPS of $6.

PE Ratio

Rio Tinto has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 9.19. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $9.19 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 32.83%.

Moving Average

Rio Tinto’s worth is under its 50-day moving average of $57.65 and way below its 200-day moving average of $68.14.

Dividend Yield

As maintained by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Mar 9, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 7.93 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 12.99%.

3. Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (OXLC)

70% Payout Ratio

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. was launched by Oxford Lane Management LLC and is managed by Oxford Lane Management LLC. The fund invests in fixed-income securities. It invests mainly in securitization instruments, which then invest in senior secured loan made to unrated or below-investment grade companies. Oxford Lane Capital Corp was established on June 9, 2010, and it is based in the United States.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Oxford Lane Capital Corp. has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.2.

PE Ratio

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 4.75. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $4.75 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 16.31%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 66.4%, now sitting on 199.3M for the twelve trailing months.

4. First Industrial Realty Trust (FR)

47.68% Payout Ratio

First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc., NYSE: FR, is an industry leader in fully integrated ownership, operator, development, and management of industrial real property. It has a proven track record of providing outstanding customer service to regional and multinational companies. Our local experts are able to manage, lease and buy industrial facilities, as well as regional distribution centers and light industrial in major US markets. We currently own or have in development 64.0 millions square feet of industrial land.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, First Industrial Realty Trust has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.37.

PE Ratio

First Industrial Realty Trust has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 18.62. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $18.62 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 15.15%.

5. Eaton Vance Corporation Eaton Vance Tax (ETV)

45.49% Payout Ratio

Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy-Write Opportunities fund is an equity mutual fund that’s closed-ended and managed by Eaton Vance Management. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC co-manages the fund. It invests in American public equity markets. The fund seeks stocks from companies that operate in diversified industries. It also offers call options to one or more U.S. indexes for a significant portion of its stock portfolio. The fund benchmarks its performance against the S&P 500 Index and CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index. It also uses the NASDAQ-100 Index and CBOE NASDAQ-100 BuyWrite Index to measure the portfolio’s performance. The Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy-Write Opportunities fund was established on June 30, 2005, and is based in the United States.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Eaton Vance Corporation Eaton Vance Tax has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.15.

PE Ratio

Eaton Vance Corporation Eaton Vance Tax has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 11.17. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $11.17 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 18.83%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Eaton Vance Corporation Eaton Vance Tax’s stock is valued at $12.89 at 08:23 EST, below its 52-week low of $12.89.

Dividend Yield

According to Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Jul 20, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.33 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 8.82%.

6. Amdocs Limited (DOX)

34.55% Payout Ratio

Through its subsidiaries, Amdocs Limited provides worldwide software and service. It develops, manages, implements and supports open, modular cloud portfolios. It offers CES21, a market-leading 5G and microservices-based customer experience suite that enables service provider to create, deliver and monetize advanced services. The company also provides AI-powered and cloud-native home operating systems, data intelligence solutions, applications, media services, for TV networks and service providers, as well as end-to-end maintenance and application development services. The company also offers a range of services to support customers at various stages in their service provider lifecycle. These include design, delivery quality engineering, system integration, operational and mobile network services. Consulting and content services are available. Managed services consist of application development, maintenance, IT infrastructure services, testing, and professional services. The company serves the media, communications and cable industry as well as directory publishers and mobile virtual network operators. Amdocs Limited, a Missouri-based company was established in 1988.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Amdocs Limited has a trailing twelve months EPS of $4.37.

PE Ratio

Amdocs Limited has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 18.72. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $18.72 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 15.02%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Amdocs Limited is 1513970 which is 143.67% above its average volume of 621301.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Amdocs Limited’s stock is valued at $81.80 at 08:23 EST, below its 52-week high of $90.77 and way higher than its 52-week low of $68.33.

Moving Average

Amdocs Limited’s worth is below its 50-day moving average of $85.72 and above its 200-day moving average of $80.95.

Dividend Yield

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Sep 28, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.58 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 1.95%.

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