(VIANEWS) – STORE Capital Corporation (STOR), Park Electrochemical Corporation (PKE), McDonald’s (MCD) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.

Here’s the data we’ve collected of stocks with a high payout ratio as yet. The payout ratio in itself isn’t a guarantee of a future 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 is a list of some companies with an above 30% payout ratio.

1. STORE Capital Corporation (STOR)

136.09% Payout Ratio

STORE Capital Corporation, an internal managed net-lease investment trust or REIT is a leader in the acquisition and investment of Single Tenant Operational Real Estate. This is also the reason for the name. STORE Capital, one of America’s fastest-growing net-lease REITs, has a well-diversified portfolio with investments in over 2,500 properties across the United States. Most of these are profit centres.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, STORE Capital Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.15.

PE Ratio

STORE Capital Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 27.93. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $27.93 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 6.14%.

Volume

The STORE Capital Corporation’s latest reported volume is 1779810, which is 49.73% less than its average volume (35341050).

Revenue growth

The year-on-year revenue growth was 16.2%. It now stands at 880.69M in the 12 trailing months.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

STORE Capital Corporation’s stock is valued at $32.12 at 19:23 EST, below its 52-week high of $33.39 and way above its 52-week low of $24.48.

2. Park Electrochemical Corporation (PKE)

105.26% Payout Ratio

Park Aerospace Corp. is a manufacturer of hot-melt and solution composite materials that are used in the production of composite structures for aerospace markets. Advanced composite materials are offered by the company, which includes film adhesives as well as lightning strike materials. These materials can be used to create primary and secondary structures, such as jet engines and large regional transport aircrafts. It also provides specialty ablatives for rocket motors, nozzles, and materials specifically designed for radome purposes. It also designs and manufactures aerospace-related composite parts and structures, as well as low-volume tooling. Park Electrochemical Corp. was the company’s previous name. In July 2019, Park Aerospace Corp. became Park Aerospace Corp. Park Aerospace Corp. was established in 1954. It is located in Westbury, New York.

Earnings per Share

Park Electrochemical Corporation’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $0.38.

PE Ratio

Park Electrochemical Corporation’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 36.61. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $36.61 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 5.9%.

3. McDonald’s (MCD)

66.87% Payout Ratio

McDonald’s Corporation owns and operates McDonald’s franchises in the United States. The restaurants serve hamburgers and cheeseburgers as well as chicken sandwiches and nuggets. They also offer wraps with fries and salads as well as shakes, desserts and soft drink cones. The company owned 40,031 restaurants as of December 31, 2021. McDonald’s Corporation was established in 1940 in Chicago, Illinois.

Earnings per Share

McDonald’s reported a profit of $6.89 in the trailing 12 months.

PE Ratio

McDonald’s trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 39.57. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $39.57 per dollar in annual earnings.

Volume

McDonald’s reported today’s volume at 2183280, which is 24.39% lower than its usual volume of 2887610.

4. Provident Financial Services (PFS)

44.04% Payout Ratio

Provident Financial Services, Inc. is the holding company of Provident Bank. It provides various banking services for individuals, families, businesses, and corporations in the United States. Deposit products offered by the company include checking, savings, interest bearing checking, money market deposits, certificate of deposit accounts and IRA products. The company’s loan portfolio includes commercial real estate loans secured by multi-family apartments, office buildings and retail or industrial properties. It also offers fixed-rate and adjustable rate mortgage loans. Commercial construction loans are available. Consumer loans include home equity loans and home equity lines, as well as personal and vehicle loans. It also provides cash management services, including remote deposit capture and payroll origination. Escrow account management and online and mobile banking are available. It also offers wealth management services, including trust and estate administration and financial planning. The company also sells annuities and insurance products. It is also a real-estate investment trust that acquires mortgage loans and other real property assets. Additionally, it manages and sells properties purchased through foreclosure. It had 83 fully-service branches in New Jersey and Pennsylvania as of December 31, 2019. It was established in Jersey City in New Jersey in 1839.

Earnings per Share

Provident Financial Services’ trailing 12 month EPS is $2.18.

PE Ratio

Provident Financial Services’ trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 10.26. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $10.26 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 10.15%.

Sales Growth

Provident Financial Services’s sales growth is 22.3% for the current quarter and 21.4% for the next.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Provident Financial Services is 204037 which is 41.24% below its average volume of 347267.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Provident Financial Services’s stock is valued at $22.37 at 19:23 EST, way under its 52-week high of $26.04 and way higher than its 52-week low of $19.18.

5. Pfizer (PFE)

30.74% Payout Ratio

Pfizer Inc. develops and markets biopharmaceutical products in the world. The company offers medicines and vaccines across a variety of therapeutic areas. It also sells biologics and small molecules under the Eliquis and Premarin brands. It also offers vaccines and medicines in a variety of therapeutic areas such as meningococcal and pneumococcal diseases, tick-borne encephalitis and COVID-19 under Comirnaty/BNT162b2, Nimenrix and Trumenba brands. Biosimilars are available for chronic immuno-inflammatory and inflammatory conditions under the Xeljanz/Vyndamax and Genotropin brand names. The company also has a contract manufacturing division. The company serves pharmacies and individuals, along with government agencies and hospitals. Collaboration agreements were signed with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Astellas Pharma US, Inc., Myovant Sciences Ltd., Akcea Therapeutics, Inc., Merck KGaA, Valneva SE, BioNTech SE, and Arvinas, Inc. Pfizer Inc. is based in New York, New York.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Pfizer has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.71.

PE Ratio

Pfizer has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 26.39. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $26.39 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 37.4%.