(VIANEWS) – Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNQ), Wayside Technology Group (WSTG), Artesian Resources Corporation (ARTNA) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.

We have congregated information concerning stocks with the highest payout ratio so far. 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 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. Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNQ)

93.32% Payout Ratio

Canadian Natural Resources Limited explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs).

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Canadian Natural Resources Limited is 2176680 which is 23.2% below its average volume of 2834270.

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Jun 16, 2021, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.52 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 4.26%.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s sales growth this year is expected to be 21.5% and 0.5% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 46.8%, now sitting on 19B for the twelve trailing months.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s sales growth is 38.4% for the ongoing quarter and 34.1% for the next. The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter and the next is 145% and 108.7%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 6.69%.

Volatility

Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s last day, week, and month’s current volatility was 1.83%, 1.21%, and 1.74%, respectively.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s current volatility rank, which measures how volatile a financial asset is (variation between the lowest and highest value in a period), was 1.88% (day), 2.30% (last week), and 2.96% (last month), respectively.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s stock is valued at $33.02 at 02:23 EST, way below its 52-week high of $38.10 and way above its 52-week low of $14.85.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s Moving Average

Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s worth is below its 50-day moving average of $35.06 and above its 200-day moving average of $31.27.

2. Wayside Technology Group (WSTG)

57.63% Payout Ratio

Wayside Technology Group, Inc. operates as a value-added information technology (IT) distribution and solutions company in the United States, Canada, Europe, the United Kingdom, and internationally.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Wayside Technology Group is 4938 which is 58.61% below its average volume of 11931.

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on May 13, 2021, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.68 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 2.42%.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 0.3%, now sitting on 251.76M for the twelve trailing months.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 11.25%.

Volatility

Wayside Technology Group’s last day, week, and month’s current volatility was 0.85%, 1.45%, and 2.10%, respectively.

Wayside Technology Group’s current volatility rank, which measures how volatile a financial asset is (variation between the lowest and highest value in a period), was 2.58% (day), 2.43% (last week), and 3.56% (last month), respectively.

Wayside Technology Group’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Wayside Technology Group’s stock is valued at $28.35 at 02:23 EST, below its 52-week high of $30.05 and way higher than its 52-week low of $17.33.

Wayside Technology Group’s Moving Average

Wayside Technology Group’s value is higher than its 50-day moving average of $26.37 and way above its 200-day moving average of $24.39.

3. Artesian Resources Corporation (ARTNA)

56.3% Payout Ratio

Artesian Resources Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides water, wastewater, and other services in Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Artesian Resources Corporation is 8612 which is 71.89% below its average volume of 30642.

As maintained by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Aug 5, 2021, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.04 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 2.67%.

Artesian Resources Corporation’s sales growth this year is expected to be 1.8% and 3.1% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 4.2%, now sitting on 88.98M for the twelve trailing months.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 10.14%.

Volatility

Artesian Resources Corporation’s last day, week, and month’s current volatility was 0.23%, 0.57%, and 1.15%, respectively.

Artesian Resources Corporation’s current volatility rank, which measures how volatile a financial asset is (variation between the lowest and highest value in a period), was 0.92% (day), 1.39% (last week), and 2.01% (last month), respectively.

Artesian Resources Corporation’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Artesian Resources Corporation’s stock is valued at $39.08 at 02:23 EST, under its 52-week high of $42.70 and way above its 52-week low of $33.01.

Artesian Resources Corporation’s Moving Average

Artesian Resources Corporation’s value is higher than its 50-day moving average of $38.16 and under its 200-day moving average of $39.34.

4. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG)

42.26% Payout Ratio

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance brokerage, consulting, and third party claims settlement and administration services in the United States, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, the Caribbean, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is 1399170 which is 13.84% above its average volume of 1229090.

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Jun 2, 2021, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.92 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 1.32%.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.’s sales growth this year is expected to be 7.7% and 16.6% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 16.6%, now sitting on 7.08B for the twelve trailing months.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.’s sales growth for the next quarter is 12.4%. The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 12.8% and 4.6%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 15.13%.

Volatility

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.’s last day, week, and month’s current volatility was 1.45%, 1.25%, and 1.00%, respectively.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.’s current volatility rank, which measures how volatile a financial asset is (variation between the lowest and highest value in a period), was 1.46% (day), 1.63% (last week), and 1.57% (last month), respectively.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.’s stock is valued at $139.31 at 02:23 EST, below its 52-week high of $154.03 and way higher than its 52-week low of $100.32.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.’s Moving Average

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.’s value is below its 50-day moving average of $141.06 and above its 200-day moving average of $132.59.

5. Western Asset High Income Fund II (HIX)

38.18% Payout Ratio

Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Western Asset High Income Fund II is 134237 which is 11.69% above its average volume of 120184.

According to Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Aug 22, 2021, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.59 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 7.97%.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth declined by 37.9%, now sitting on 45.21M for the twelve trailing months.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 25.35%.

Volatility

Western Asset High Income Fund II’s last day, week, and month’s current volatility was 0.54%, 0.27%, and 0.52%, respectively.

Western Asset High Income Fund II’s current volatility rank, which measures how volatile a financial asset is (variation between the lowest and highest value in a period), was 0.54% (day), 0.60% (last week), and 0.76% (last month), respectively.

Western Asset High Income Fund II’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Western Asset High Income Fund II’s stock is valued at $7.40 at 02:23 EST, way below its 52-week low of $6.34.

Western Asset High Income Fund II’s Moving Average

Western Asset High Income Fund II’s worth is higher than its 50-day moving average of $7.27 and higher than its 200-day moving average of $7.05.

6. Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund (HIO)

35.75% Payout Ratio

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. is a closed ended fixed-income mutual fund launched and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund is 104634 which is 48.48% below its average volume of 203101.

According to Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Aug 22, 2021, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.36 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 6.88%.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth declined by 27%, now sitting on 42.49M for the twelve trailing months.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 23.44%.

Volatility

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund’s last day, week, and month’s current volatility was 0.19%, 0.23%, and 0.58%, respectively.

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund’s current volatility rank, which measures how volatile a financial asset is (variation between the lowest and highest value in a period), was 0.19% (day), 0.58% (last week), and 0.84% (last month), respectively.

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund’s stock is valued at $5.22 at 02:23 EST, under its 52-week high of $5.39 and higher than its 52-week low of $4.82.

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund’s Moving Average

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund’s worth is under its 50-day moving average of $5.23 and higher than its 200-day moving average of $5.10.

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