(VIANEWS) – Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund (CHI), Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust (IGI), Popular (BPOP) have the highest dividend yield stocks on this list.

Rank Financial Asset Price Change Forward Dividend Yield Updated (EST)
1 Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund (CHI) 11.19 -1.5% 9.85% 2022-11-26 02:23:06
2 Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust (IGI) 16.14 0.29% 4.96% 2022-11-21 21:13:08
3 Popular (BPOP) 72.00 0.94% 3.14% 2022-11-25 17:23:17
4 Toyota (TM) 146.42 -1.25% 2.71% 2022-11-28 15:56:23
5 Vaalco Energy (EGY) 5.37 0% 2.42% 2022-11-20 21:11:09
6 Mercer International (MERC) 13.98 -0.85% 2.13% 2022-11-28 11:13:07

Close to 2K companies listed in the Nasdaq and NYSE pay out dividends to its shareholders. The dividend yield is a dividend to price ratio showing how much a company pays out in dividends each year.

1. Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund (CHI) – Dividend Yield: 9.85%

Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund’s last close was $11.19, 28.64% below its 52-week high of $15.68.

Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched by Calamos Investments LLC. It is managed by Calamos Advisors LLC. The fund invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. It primarily invests in a diversified portfolio of convertible securities and high yield corporate bonds rated Ba or lower by Moody's or BB or lower by Standard & Poor's. The fund employs both fundamental and quantitative analysis with a focus on such factors as financial soundness, ability to make interest and dividend payments, earnings and cash-flow forecast, and quality of management to create its portfolio. Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund was formed on April 17, 2002 and is domiciled in the United States.

Earnings per Share

For profitability, Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund boasts a trailing 12 month EPS of $4.05.

PE Ratio

Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund’s trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 2.76. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $2.76 per dollar in annual earnings.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is a measure of the profitability and shareholder equity for a business, was negative at -15.82%.

Moving Average

Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund’s value is above its 50-day moving average of $10.60 and below its 200-day moving average of $11.76.

Classification of Stock Prices

The stochastic oscillator is a helpful indicator for overbought or oversold situations.

Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund stock is overbought (>=80).

Dividend Yield

As maintained by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Nov 9, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.14 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 9.85%.

Volatility

Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund’s last week, last month’s, and last quarter’s current intraday variation average was a negative 1.69%, a positive 0.15%, and a positive 1.55%.

Calamos Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund’s highest amplitude of average volatility was 1.69% (last week), 1.37% (last month), and 1.55% (last quarter).

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2. Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust (IGI) – Dividend Yield: 4.96%

Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust’s last close was $16.14, 29.83% under its 52-week high of $23.00.

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC launched the close-ended fixed-income mutual fund Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. and manages it. Western Asset Management Company and Western Asset Management Company Pte co-manage it. Ltd., Western Asset Management Company Ltd. and Western Asset Management Company Limited. This fund invests in the fixed-income markets of the United States. The fund seeks investments in securities from companies that operate across multiple sectors. It invests mainly in corporate bonds with different maturities and investment-grade corporate debt. The fund will be liquidated around December 2, 2024. To make its investments, the fund does in-house research. Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc., was established on June 26, 2009. It is based in the United States.

Earnings per Share

For profitability, Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust’s trailing 12-month EPS is $0.18.

PE Ratio

The trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio for Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust is 89.67. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $89.67 per dollar in annual earnings.

Moving Average

Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust is worth more than its 50-day average value of $15.93, and less than its 200-day average value of $17.32.

Dividend Yield

Morningstar, Inc. claims that the next dividend payment will be on November 20, 2022. The forward dividend rate for 2020 is estimated at 0.8, and the forward dividend yield at 4.96%.

Volume

The volume reported for Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust today is 25762, which is 13.72% lower than its average volume (29860).

Annual Top and Bottom Value

Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust stock was valued at $16.14 as of 09:17 EST. This is lower than its 52 week high of $23.00, and higher than its low 52-week of $15.22.

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3. Popular (BPOP) – Dividend Yield: 3.14%

Popular’s last close was $71.33, 28.3% under its 52-week high of $99.49.

Popular, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various retail, mortgage, and commercial banking products and services in Puerto Rico and the United States. The company provides savings, NOW, money market, and other interest-bearing demand accounts; non-interest bearing demand deposits; and certificates of deposit. It also offers commercial and industrial, commercial multi-family, commercial real estate, and residential mortgage loans; consumer loans, including personal loans, credit cards, automobile loans, home equity lines of credit, and other loans to individual borrowers; construction loans; and lease financing comprising automobile loans/leases. In addition, the company provides investment banking, auto and equipment leasing, broker-dealer, and insurance services; debit cards; and online banking services. As of December 31, 2020, it operated 172 branches; and 619 ATMs in Puerto Rico, 23 ATMs in the Virgin Islands, and 118 ATMs in the United States Mainland. Popular, Inc. was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.

Earnings per Share

Popular’s trailing 12 month EPS is $8.7.

PE Ratio

Popular’s trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 8.27. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $8.27 per dollar in annual earnings.

Moving Average

Popular’s value is below its 50-day moving average of $72.37 and under its 200-day moving average of $78.70.

Sales Growth

Popular’s quarterly sales growth was negative 11.9% and negative 3.8% in the current quarter.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Popular is 147327 which is 75.55% below its average volume of 602684.

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4. Toyota (TM) – Dividend Yield: 2.71%

Toyota’s last close was $146.51, 31.45% under its 52-week high of $213.74.

Toyota Motor Corporation designs, manufactures, assembles, and sells passenger vehicles, minivans and commercial vehicles, and related parts and accessories. It operates in Automotive, Financial Services, and All Other segments. The company offers hybrid cars under the Prius name, fuel cell vehicles under the MIRAI name; and conventional engine vehicles, including subcompact and compact cars under the Corolla and Raize names. It also provides mini-vehicles, passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, and auto parts under the Toyota name; mid-size cars; luxury cars; sports cars under the GR Yaris, Corolla Sport, Corolla Cross, and Supra names; and recreational and sport-utility vehicles under the Highlander name. In addition, the company offers pickup trucks under the Tacoma name; minivans; and trucks and buses. Further, it provides financial services, such as retail financing and leasing, wholesale financing, insurance, and credit cards; and designs, manufactures, and sells prefabricated housing. Additionally, the company operates GAZOO.com, a web portal for automobile information. It operates in Japan, North America, Europe, Asia, Central and South America, Oceania, Africa, and the Middle East. The company was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Toyota, Japan.

Earnings per Share

Toyota’s trailing 12 month EPS is $9.96.

PE Ratio

Toyota’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 14.7. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $14.7 per dollar in annual earnings.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is a measure of the profitability and shareholder equity for a business, was 11.18%.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year revenue growth was 5.5%. We now have 31.38T in the 12 trailing months.

Classification of Stock Prices

The stochastic oscillator is a helpful indicator for overbought or oversold situations.

Toyota stock considered oversold (=20).

Volume

Toyota’s current reported volume is 129939, which is 46.52 percent lower than its average volume at 238533.

Moving Average

Toyota’s worth is above its 50-day moving average of $138.96 and below its 200-day moving average of $161.61.

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5. Vaalco Energy (EGY) – Dividend Yield: 2.42%

Vaalco Energy’s last close was $5.37, 38.77% below its 52-week high of $8.77.

VAALCO Energy, Inc., an independent energy company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas. The company holds Etame production sharing contract related to the Etame Marin block located offshore in the Republic of Gabon, West Africa. It also owns interests in an undeveloped block offshore Equatorial Guinea, West Africa. VAALCO Energy, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Earnings per Share

Vaalco Energy’s trailing 12 month EPS is $1.14.

PE Ratio

Vaalco Energy’s trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 4.71. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $4.71 per dollar in annual earnings.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is a measure of the business’ profitability relative to shareholders’ equity, was 48.42%.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

Vaalco Energy stock was valued at $5.37 as of 09:26 EST. This is way below its 52 week high of $8.77, and far above its 52 week low of $2.82.

Dividend Yield

Morningstar, Inc. claims that the next dividend payment will be on November 20, 2022. The forward dividend rate for 2020 is 0.13, and the forward dividend yield of 2.42%.

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6. Mercer International (MERC) – Dividend Yield: 2.13%

Mercer International’s last close was $14.10, 19.43% below its 52-week high of $17.50.

Mercer International Inc. and its subsidiaries manufacture and sell northern bleached softwood kraft pulp (NBSK), in Europe, America, Asia and elsewhere. The company operates in two divisions, Pulp and wood products. It also sells the green energy generated from biomass cogeneration power plants to third-party utilities. It also manufactures and distributes lumber, as well as other wood residuals. The company also produces NBSK pulp mainly from wood chips and pulp logs. It can also produce carbon neutral (or green energy using carbon–neutral biofuels), such as wood liquor or wood waste. Tall oil is used as a chemical addition and as a green energy source. The company sells pulp to specialty and printing paper manufacturers as well as lumber products to retailers, builders, secondary producers, yards and homes. It was established in Vancouver, Canada in 1968.

Earnings per Share

Mercer International’s trailing 12 months EPS is $4.53.

PE Ratio

Mercer International’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 3.09. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $3.09 per dollar in annual earnings.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is a measure of the business’ profitability relative to shareholders’ equity, was 44.73%.

Dividend Yield

Morningstar, Inc. estimates that the next dividend payment will be made Dec 19, 2022. The forward dividend rate for the year is estimated at 0.3, and the forward dividend yield to be 2.13%.

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