(VIANEWS) – Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fund (EDF), Piedmont Office Realty Trust (PDM), NetApp (NTAP) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.

We have congregated information concerning stocks with the highest payout ratio at the moment. 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. Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fund (EDF)

1075% Payout Ratio

Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fund, a closed-end fixed income mutual fund managed by Stone Harbor Investment Partners LP is a new and unique investment vehicle. This fund invests in emerging markets countries’ fixed income markets. The fund invests primarily in corporate and sovereign debt securities, structured securities, convertible securities, notes of supranational corporations, floating-rate commercial loans, securitized participations, and structured debt obligations. To create its portfolio, the fund considers factors like liquidity, volatility and tax implications as well as counterparty risk, interest rate sensitivities, exchange rates, economic factors, market factors, and currency exchange rates. The fund benchmarks its portfolios against three JPMorgan CEMBI Broad Diversified Indexes, JPMorgan EMBI Global Diversified TR Indexes, and JPMorgan GBIEM Global Diversified Composite TR Indexes. Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fund was established on December 22, 2010, and is based in the United States.

Dividend Yield

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Aug 7, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.72 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 15.29%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Income Fund is 59383 which is 6.83% below its average volume of 63743.

2. Piedmont Office Realty Trust (PDM)

221.05% Payout Ratio

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc., (NYSE: PDM), is an owner, manager, developer, renovator, and operator high-quality, Class-A office properties. Its primary markets are in seven Eastern U.S. offices markets. The majority of the Sunbelt’s revenue comes from it. Its geographically-diversified, approximately $5 billion portfolio is currently comprised of approximately 17 million square feet. It is an integrated, self-managed real-estate investment trust (REIT), with local management offices located in all of its markets. The company is also investment-grade rated (BBB/Baa2) by S&P Global Ratings and Moody’s. The company had approximately 63% and 41% of its portfolios certified ENERGY STAR at the close of the third quarter.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Piedmont Office Realty Trust has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.86.

PE Ratio

Piedmont Office Realty Trust has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 5.43. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $5.43 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 2.57%.

Dividend Yield

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Aug 24, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.84 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 6.1%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Piedmont Office Realty Trust is 1190030 which is 22.75% above its average volume of 969437.

3. NetApp (NTAP)

48.9% Payout Ratio

NetApp, Inc. offers cloud-based and data-centric services for managing and sharing data both on-premises and in public and private clouds around the world. The company operates in Hybrid Cloud, and Public Could segments. It offers data management software such as NetApp Snapshot and NetApp SnapCenter Backup Management. NetApp SnapMirror and NetApp SnapLock softwares. NetApp SANtricity softwares. Storage infrastructure solutions include NetApp All Flash FAS, NetApp FlexPod and NetApp E/EF, NetApp StorageGRID and NetApp SolidFire. The company also offers cloud storage services such as NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP and Azure NetApp Files. NetApp Cloud Tiering and NetApp Cloud Data Sense are some of the options. The company also offers an application-aware service for data management under the NetApp Astra brand; professional and support services such as professional, managed and support services. It also offers assessment, design and implementation services. Through a network of partners and direct sales, the company provides services to energy, finance, government, technology and internet. NetApp, Inc., was founded in 1992. It is located in San Jose, California.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, NetApp has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.64.

PE Ratio

NetApp has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 24.91. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $24.91 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 123.05%.

4. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA)

38.47% Payout Ratio

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. provides wholesale banking and retail banking services. The bank offers current accounts, demand, savings and overnight, term and subordinated deposit options. It also offers loan products, deals in securities and manages investment and pension funds. It also offers real estate and corporate services, credit cards and insurance. It offers its products online and via mobile channels. It had a total of 6,083 branches, and 29148 ATMs as of December 31, 2021. It is present in Spain, Mexico and South America. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A., was established in 1857. It is located in Bilbao in Spain.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.686.

PE Ratio

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 7.24. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $7.24 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 12.86%.

Dividend Yield

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Apr 5, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.41 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 9.1%.

Moving Average

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria’s value is above its 50-day moving average of $4.66 and under its 200-day moving average of $5.21.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 21.1%, now sitting on 20.4B for the twelve trailing months.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria’s stock is valued at $4.97 at 20:23 EST, way under its 52-week high of $7.26 and way higher than its 52-week low of $3.93.

5. Bank of New York Mellon (BK)

34.69% Payout Ratio

Bank of New York Mellon Corporation offers a variety of financial services and products in the United States as well as internationally. Securities Services, Market and Wealth Services and Investment and Wealth Management are the segments of this company. Securities Services offers custody, trust, depositary, accounting and middle-office solutions for exchange-traded and other funds. It also provides services such as transfer agency, private equity, real estate, foreign exchange and securities lending. Prime brokerage and data analysis are all part of the Securities Services segment. The segment provides support services to investors and brokers by providing fiduciary and paying agent, trustee and fiduciary as well as fiduciary and escrow. Market and Wealth Services offers clearing and custody as well as investment, wealth and retirement options, technology and enterprise information management, trading and prime brokerage services. Clearance and collateral management is also offered. The segment offers integrated cash management services, which include payments, foreign currency, liquidity management and receivables and payables processing, trade finance, processing, and trade financing. Investment and Wealth Management offers investment strategies and distributions of investment products. Private banking, investment and management are also available. Leasing, corporate treasury and derivative trading, bank-owned and corporate life insurance, renewable investment and exit services are all part of the Other segment. This segment serves central banks, sovereigns, financial institutions and asset managers as well as insurance companies, corporations and families. New York is the headquarters of this company, which was established in 1784.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Bank of New York Mellon has a trailing twelve months EPS of $3.75.

PE Ratio

Bank of New York Mellon has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 10.76. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $10.76 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 7.92%.