(VIANEWS) – Caterpillar (CAT), Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO), Washington Federal (WAFD) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.

We have collected information about 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 investigating 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. Caterpillar (CAT)

65.92% Payout Ratio

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Caterpillar is 5140780, 48.93% above its average volume of 3451620.

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Jul 18, 2021, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 4.44 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 2.04%.

Caterpillar’s sales growth this year is expected to be 20.7% and 12.2% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 11.8%, now sitting on 43B for the twelve trailing months.

Caterpillar’s sales growth is 18.1% for the ongoing quarter and 19% for the next. The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter and the next is 7.5% and negative -0.7%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 22.3%.

Volatility

Caterpillar’s last day, week, and month’s current intraday variation average was 0.51%, 1.51%, and 1.30%, respectively.

Caterpillar’s highest amplitude of average volatility was 1.86% (day), 2.69% (last week), and 2.26% (last month), respectively.

Caterpillar’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Caterpillar’s stock is valued at $193.35 at 19:23 EST, way under its 52-week high of $246.69 and way higher than its 52-week low of $175.11.

Caterpillar’s Moving Average

Caterpillar’s value is under its 50-day moving average of $200.17 and way below its 200-day moving average of $215.76.

Previous days news about Caterpillar (CAT)

  • According to Bloomberg Quint on Thursday, 2 December, "During a recent visit, workers ferried goods around on red Raymond pacers and yellow Caterpillar forklifts. "
  • According to VentureBeat on Monday, 6 December, "Other players in the growing delivery robots space include FedEx, Refraction AI, Boxbot, Cartken, Tortoise, and Marble (which was acquired by Caterpillar in June 2020). "

2. Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO)

48.83% Payout Ratio

Atmos Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the regulated natural gas distribution, and pipeline and storage businesses in the United States.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Atmos Energy Corporation is 478090, 40.44% below its average volume of 802796.

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Nov 25, 2021, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 2.72 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 2.91%.

Atmos Energy Corporation’s sales growth this year is expected to be 10.1% and 7.9% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 19.7%, now sitting on 3.41B for the twelve trailing months.

The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 8.8% and 1.7%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 9.06%.

Volatility

Atmos Energy Corporation’s last day, week, and month’s current intraday variation average was 2.47%, 1.43%, and 0.92%, respectively.

Atmos Energy Corporation’s highest amplitude of average volatility was 2.91% (day), 1.88% (last week), and 1.73% (last month), respectively.

Atmos Energy Corporation’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Atmos Energy Corporation’s stock is valued at $93.38 at 19:23 EST, way below its 52-week high of $104.99 and way higher than its 52-week low of $84.59.

Atmos Energy Corporation’s Moving Average

Atmos Energy Corporation’s value is above its 50-day moving average of $92.01 and below its 200-day moving average of $96.31.

3. Washington Federal (WAFD)

44.72% Payout Ratio

Washington Federal, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Washington Federal Bank, National Association that provides lending, depository, insurance, and other banking services in the United States.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Washington Federal is 347182, 23.16% below its average volume of 451834.

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on May 5, 2021, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.92 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 2.89%.

Washington Federal’s sales growth this year is anticipated to be 7.3% and 5.6% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 9.2%, now sitting on 522.94M for the twelve trailing months.

Washington Federal’s sales growth for the current quarter is 13.6%. The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 40% and 19.6%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 7.09%.

Volatility

Washington Federal’s last day, week, and month’s current intraday variation average was 0.97%, 0.74%, and 1.04%, respectively.

Washington Federal’s highest amplitude of average volatility was 2.03% (day), 1.74% (last week), and 1.81% (last month), respectively.

Washington Federal’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Washington Federal’s stock is valued at $35.33 at 19:23 EST, below its 52-week high of $36.84 and way higher than its 52-week low of $23.29.

Washington Federal’s Moving Average

Washington Federal’s worth is higher than its 50-day moving average of $35.01 and above its 200-day moving average of $32.94.

4. Nuveen Quality (JPS)

41.51% Payout Ratio

Nuveen Preferred Securities Income Fund is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched by Nuveen Investments, Inc. The fund is co-managed by Nuveen Fund Advisors LLC and Spectrum Asset Management, Inc. It invests in the fixed income markets of the United States.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Nuveen Quality is 420720, 16.72% above its average volume of 360446.

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Oct 13, 2021, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.61 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 6.17%.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 0.1%, now sitting on 162.58M 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 15.25%.

Volatility

Nuveen Quality’s last day, week, and month’s current intraday variation average was 1.05%, 0.42%, and 0.27%, respectively.

Nuveen Quality’s highest amplitude of average volatility was 1.58% (day), 1.00% (last week), and 0.54% (last month), respectively.

Nuveen Quality’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Nuveen Quality’s stock is valued at $-0.07 at 19:23 EST, way under its 52-week low of $9.12.

Nuveen Quality’s Moving Average

Nuveen Quality’s worth is way below its 50-day moving average of $9.82 and way under its 200-day moving average of $9.81.

5. A.O. Smith Corporation (AOS)

35.99% Payout Ratio

A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters, boilers, tanks, and water treatment products in North America, China, Europe, and India.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for A.O. Smith Corporation is 744896, 31.47% below its average volume of 1087050.

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Oct 27, 2021, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.12 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 1.37%.

A.O. Smith Corporation’s sales growth this year is expected to be 18.3% and 8.5% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 20.3%, now sitting on 3.38B for the twelve trailing months.

A.O. Smith Corporation’s sales growth is 19.1% for the ongoing quarter and 12.7% for the next. The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter and the next is 4.5% and 2.7%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 25.66%.

Volatility

A.O. Smith Corporation’s last day, week, and month’s current intraday variation average was 0.18%, 0.46%, and 1.64%, respectively.

A.O. Smith Corporation’s highest amplitude of average volatility was 1.70% (day), 1.53% (last week), and 2.62% (last month), respectively.

A.O. Smith Corporation’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

A.O. Smith Corporation’s stock is valued at $82.31 at 19:23 EST, under its 52-week high of $83.60 and way higher than its 52-week low of $52.08.

A.O. Smith Corporation’s Moving Average

A.O. Smith Corporation’s worth is way higher than its 50-day moving average of $70.70 and way above its 200-day moving average of $69.08.

6. Citizens Financial Group (CFG)

34.82% Payout Ratio

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Citizens Bank, National Association that provides retail and commercial banking products and services in the United States.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Citizens Financial Group is 7958430, 85.74% above its average volume of 4284710.

According to Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Jul 28, 2021, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.56 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 3.55%.

Citizens Financial Group’s sales growth this year is expected to be negative 4.5% and 6.4% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 41.7%, now sitting on 6.57B for the twelve trailing months.

Citizens Financial Group’s sales growth for the next quarter is negative 1.8%. The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter and the next is 66.2% and 13.1%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 8.9%.

Volatility

Citizens Financial Group’s last day, week, and month’s current intraday variation average was 3.71%, 3.14%, and 1.84%, respectively.

Citizens Financial Group’s highest amplitude of average volatility was 4.65% (day), 4.43% (last week), and 2.73% (last month), respectively.

Citizens Financial Group’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Citizens Financial Group’s stock is valued at $47.27 at 19:23 EST, under its 52-week high of $51.54 and way above its 52-week low of $33.87.

Citizens Financial Group’s Moving Average

Citizens Financial Group’s worth is below its 50-day moving average of $48.53 and higher than its 200-day moving average of $46.08.

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