(VIANEWS) – BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (BKCC), SK Telecom (SKM), Manhattan Bridge Capital (LOAN) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.

We have collected information about 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. BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (BKCC)

190.48% Payout Ratio

BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (formerly BlackRock Kelso Capital Corporation) is a Business Development Company that specializes in investing in middle-market companies. It invests across all industry sectors. The fund prefers to invest between 10 million and 50 million dollars and will invest less or more in businesses with EBITDA and operating cash flows between $10 million- $50 million. It invests in senior, junior, unsecured and subordinated secured and unsecured debt securities, loans, including cash flow and asset-backed. The fund’s equity investments may be made in warrants, preferred stock or common equity coinvestments. Direct investments in common stock can also be possible. Its debt investments provide current cash interest as well as a smaller amount of non-cash interest. Subordinated debt investments can be facilitated by a Pay-in-Kind (PIK). The fund can make other investments.

Earnings per Share

BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $0.21.

PE Ratio

BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation’s trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 18.29. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $18.29 per dollar in annual earnings.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is an indicator of the business’ profitability relative to shareholders’ equity, was 4.47%.

2. SK Telecom (SKM)

111.39% Payout Ratio

SK Telecom Co., Ltd. offers wireless telecommunications services in South Korea. Cellular Services, Fixed-Line Telecommunications Services and Other Businesses are the three main segments of the company. Cellular Services offers voice and data wireless transmissions, Internet of Things solutions platform cloud smart factory solutions subscriptions, metaverse platform-based service and also sells wireless devices. Fixed-Line Telecommunications Services provides fixed-line phone services and broadband Internet services. It also offers media platform services such as cable TV, Internet protocol TV, and business communication services. In addition to portal and television shopping, the Other Businesses segment provides services for other businesses under T-commerce. It also provides services such as call center management and base station maintenance, information gathering, consulting, software supply and development, digital contents sourcing, quant information and communications, content and mastering sound albums sales, product manufacturing and sale, and trading in anti-theft devices and surveillance equipment. The company has a total of 3.6 million subscribers to fixed lines and 31.9million wireless subscribers as of December 31, 2021. SK Telecom Company Limited, headquartered in Seoul in South Korea was founded in 1984.

Earnings per Share

SK Telecom’s trailing 12 months EPS is $2.03.

PE Ratio

SK Telecom’s trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 10.29. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $10.29 per dollar in annual earnings.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is an indicator of the business’ profitability relative to shareholders’ equity, was 6.17%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 4%, now sitting on 16.91T for the twelve trailing months.

Dividend Yield

According to Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Mar 29, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.88 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 8.22%.

Moving Average

SK Telecom’s stock value is higher than its 50-day moving mean of $19.89, but lower than its 200-day moving mean of $23.48.

3. Manhattan Bridge Capital (LOAN)

111.11% Payout Ratio

Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc., a real estate finance company, originates, services, and manages a portfolio of first mortgage loans in the United States. It offers short-term, secured, and non-banking loans to real estate investors to fund their acquisition, renovation, rehabilitation, or enhancement of properties in the New York metropolitan area, including New Jersey and Connecticut, and in Florida. The company's loans are primarily secured by collateral consisting of real estate and accompanied by personal guarantees from the principals of the borrowers. It qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. The company generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Great Neck, New York.

Earnings per Share

Manhattan Bridge Capital’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $0.45.

PE Ratio

Manhattan Bridge Capital’s trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 12.6. The purchaser of the shares is investing $12.6 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 11.72%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Manhattan Bridge Capital is 7866 which is 69.5% below its average volume of 25795.

Dividend Yield

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Oct 9, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.5 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 9.01%.

4. Boston Properties (BXP)

67.59% Payout Ratio

Boston Properties (NYSE.BXP), the nation’s largest privately-held developer, is the owner and operator of Class A office buildings in five US markets: Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, San Francisco, Washington, DC. As a real-estate investment trust (REIT), the Company can develop, manage, operate, acquire, and maintain a wide range of office spaces, mainly Class A. The Company’s portfolio totals 51.2 million square feet and 196 properties, including six properties under construction/redevelopment.

Earnings per Share

Boston Properties’ trailing 12 month EPS is $2.93.

PE Ratio

Boston Properties’ trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 24.48. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $24.48 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 13.23%.

5. FMC Corporation (FMC)

34.56% Payout Ratio

FMC Corporation is an agricultural science company that provides professional pest and grass management and crop protection products. FMC Corporation develops, markets and sells crop protection chemicals. These include herbicides and fungicides. They are used to increase crop yield by controlling various insects, diseases, and other pests. The company also sells biologicals, including bionematicides (under the Quartzo or Presence brands). It sells insecticides under several brands, including the Authority, Boral and Centium brands, Command and Gamit, as well as the Talstar, Hero and Hero brand. The company sells products directly to growers through co-ops and independent distributors. It operates across North America, Latin America and Europe. FMC Corporation was established in Philadelphia in 1883.

Earnings per Share

FMC Corporation’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $4.22.

PE Ratio

FMC Corporation’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 30.23. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $30.23 per dollar in annual earnings.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is a measure of the profitability of a company relative to shareholders’ equity, was 24.34%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

FMC Corporation’s stock is valued at $127.65 at 07:23 EST, under its 52-week high of $140.99 and way higher than its 52-week low of $98.24.

Sales Growth

FMC Corporation’s sales growth is 12.2% for the ongoing quarter and 4.5% for the next.