(VIANEWS) – W.P. Carey REIT (WPC), MIND C.T.I. Ltd. (MNDO), Ameren (AEE) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.

Here’s the data we’ve collected of stocks with a high payout ratio so far. 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 investigating 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. W.P. Carey REIT (WPC)

168.61% Payout Ratio

W. P. Carey ranks among the largest net lease REITs with an enterprise value of approximately $18 billion and a diversified portfolio of operationally-critical commercial real estate that includes 1,215 net lease properties covering approximately 142 million square feet as of September 30, 2020. The company invests in quality single-tenant industrial and warehouse properties as well as self-storage properties. The majority of its portfolio are located in North and Western Europe, the U.S., and Northern Europe. It is also well-diversified according to tenant type, geographical location, and tenant industry.

Earnings per Share

W.P. Carey REIT’s trailing 12 months EPS is $2.51

PE Ratio

W.P. Carey REIT’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 31.74. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $31.74 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 6.03%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter and the next is a negative 37.3% and a negative 40.5%, respectively.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

W.P. Carey REIT stock was valued at $79.66 as of 01:24 EST. This is way lower than its 52 week high of $89.63, and much higher than its low 52-week of $67.77.

2. MIND C.T.I. Ltd. (MNDO)

96.3% Payout Ratio

MIND C.T.I. Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, supports, implements, and operates real-time and off-line convergent billing and customer care software solutions in the Americas, Europe, Israel, the Asia Pacific, and Africa. The company offers billing and customer care solutions that support various services, such as voice, data, and content services, as well as prepaid, postpaid, and pay-in-advance payment models in a single platform. Its solutions also include a workflow engine to support the implementation of business processes, including subscriber registration, order management, trouble ticket, and debt collection; and an integral point of sale solution that covers all dealer, store and cashier management, and sales processes. In addition, the company offers professional services comprising installation, turnkey project implementation services, customer support, training and maintenance services, software and process customization, and project management, as well as managed services, including day to day billing operational tasks to its billing and customer care customers. Further, it provides PhonEX ONE, a call management system that collects, records, and stores call information, which is used by corporations for telecom expense management, call accounting, traffic analysis, and fraud detection. Additionally, the company offers its products directly, as well as through distributors and resellers primarily to communication service providers, such as traditional wireline and wireless, voice over IP, broadband IP network operators, wireless internet service providers, LTE operators, cable operators, and mobile virtual network operators. MIND C.T.I. Ltd. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Yokne'am Illit, Israel.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, MIND C.T.I. Ltd. has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.27.

PE Ratio

MIND C.T.I. Ltd. has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 8.19. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $8.19 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 24.93%.

Earnings before Interest, Taxes and Depreciation

MIND C.T.I. Ltd. has an EBITDA of 1.27.

Moving Average

MIND C.T.I. Ltd. is worth more than its moving average for 50 days of $2.15, and much less than its moving average for 200 days of $2.49.

Dividend Yield

As maintained by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Mar 22, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.26 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 12.09%.

Volume

The last volume reported for MIND C.T.I. today is 59990. Ltd. has a volume of 59990, 161% higher than its average volume 22984.

3. Ameren (AEE)

57.44% Payout Ratio

Ameren Corporation and its subsidiaries operate in the United States as a public utility holding corporation. The company operates in four segments: Ameren Missouri; Ameren Illinois Electric Distribution; Ameren Illinois Natural Gas and Ameren Transmission. It is involved in rate-regulated transmission and electric generation activities, as well as natural gas distribution and business transmission. The company generates electricity primarily through natural gas, coal, nuclear and nuclear. It also uses renewable resources such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. It serves industrial, commercial and residential customers. Ameren Corporation was established in 1881 in St. Louis Missouri.

Earnings per Share

Ameren’s trailing 12 month EPS is $3.5.

PE Ratio

Ameren’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 24.9. The purchaser of Ameren shares is investing $24.9 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 10.55%.

Revenue growth

The year-over-year revenue growth was 20.3%. We now have 6.42B in the 12 trailing months.

Sales Growth

Ameren’s sales growth is 3.7% for the current quarter and 3.6% for the next.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter and the next is 6.2% and 3.6%, respectively.

Volume

Ameren’s current volume is 816044, which is 43.29% lower than its average volume at 1439020.

4. First Financial Bankshares (FFIN)

39.51% Payout Ratio

First Financial Bankshares, Inc., and its subsidiaries, offer commercial banking services and products in Texas. Checking, savings, money market, time deposits, commercial, industrial, commercial, municipal, agriculture, construction, development, owner-occupied or non-owner-occupied residential real estate, residential, as well as non-auto and business loans. You can also use the company’s remote banking and internet banking to make a drive-in or night deposit. The company also offers trust management services such as administration of estates. testamentary trusts. revocable or irrevocable trusts. agency accounts. Securities brokerage services are available. They can also administer retirements as well as employee benefits accounts like 401(k), profit-sharing plans, and IRAs. The company also offers technology and asset management services. It had 78 Texas financial centers as of December 31, 2021. First Financial Bankshares, Inc. is an American bank headquartered in Abilene, Texas.

Earnings per Share

First Financial Bankshares’ trailing 12 months profit per share was $1.62

PE Ratio

First Financial Bankshares’ trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 23.02. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $23.02 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 16.13%.

5. Quaker Chemical Corporation (KWR)

38.07% Payout Ratio

Quaker Chemical Corporation develops, produces, and markets various formulated chemical specialty products for a range of heavy industrial and manufacturing applications. It operates through four segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; Asia/Pacific; and Global Specialty Businesses. The company offers metal removal fluids, cleaning fluids, corrosion inhibitors, metal drawing and forming fluids, die cast mold releases, heat treatment and quenchants, metal forging fluids, hydraulic fluids, specialty greases, offshore sub-sea energy control fluids, rolling lubricants, rod and wire drawing fluids, and surface treatment chemicals. It also provides chemical management services. The company serves steel, aluminum, automotive, aerospace, offshore, can, mining, and metalworking companies. The company was formerly known as Quaker Chemical Products Corporation and changed its name to Quaker Chemical Corporation in August 1962. Quaker Chemical Corporation was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Quaker Chemical Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $4.36.

PE Ratio

Quaker Chemical Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 42.69. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $42.69 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 5.87%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Quaker Chemical Corporation’s stock is valued at $186.14 at 01:41 EST, way below its 52-week high of $252.46 and way higher than its 52-week low of $129.06.

Dividend Yield

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Jan 12, 2023, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.74 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 0.92%.

6. Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (SBCF)

30.77% Payout Ratio

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida operates as the bank holding company for Seacoast National Bank that provides financial services to retail and commercial customers in Florida. It offers commercial and retail banking, wealth management, and mortgage services; and brokerage and annuity services. The company offers noninterest and interest-bearing demand deposit, money market, savings, and customer sweep accounts; time certificates of deposit; construction and land development, commercial and residential real estate, and commercial and financial loans; and consumer loans, including installment loans and revolving lines, as well as loans for automobiles, boats, and personal or family purposes. As of December 31, 2021, it had 54 branch and commercial lending offices. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Stuart, Florida.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.95.

PE Ratio

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 17.37. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $17.37 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 9.22%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

For the current quarter, the company expects a decline of 75.8% in growth and for the next quarter, a decrease of 69.7% respectively.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida’s stock is valued at $33.87 at 01:41 EST, way under its 52-week high of $39.31 and way higher than its 52-week low of $29.05.