(VIANEWS) – Solar Capital Ltd. (SLRC), American Assets Trust (AAT), Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.

We have gathered information concerning stocks with the highest payout ratio as yet. The payout ratio in itself isn’t a promise 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. Solar Capital Ltd. (SLRC)

964.7% Payout Ratio

Solar Capital Ltd., a business development firm, specializes in secured debt (first and second lien), and subordinate (unsecured) debt. It also makes control equity investment in strategic income-oriented middle market companies. The fund invests in aerospace and defense; air freight & logistics; asset management; automotive; banking; beverage, food and tobacco; building products; buildings and real estate; broadcasting and entertainment; cargo transport; commercial services and supplies; communications equipment; chemicals, plastics and rubber; containers, packaging and glass; construction & engineering; diversified/conglomerate manufacturing; consumer Finance; distributors; diversified/conglomerate services; diversified financial services; diversified real estate sctivities; food products; Footwear; Education Services; diversified telecommunications services; electronics; farming and agriculture; finance; grocery; health care equipment and supplies; health care facilities; education and childcare; home and office furnishing, durable consumer products; hotels, motels, inns and gaming; insurance; restaurants, leisure, amusement, and entertainment; leisure equipment tolls and services, media, multiline retail, multi sector holdings; paper and forest products; personal products; professional services, research and consulting services, software; specialty retail; textiles apparel and luxury goods, thrifts and mortgage finance, trading companies and distributors, utilities, and wireless telecommunication services; industrial conglomerates; internet software and services, IT services, machinery; mining, steel, iron, and non precious metals; oil and gas; personal, food and miscellaneous services; printing and publishing; retail stores; telecommunications; textiles and leather; and utilities. The fund also invests into life sciences, with a focus on medical devices, specialty pharmaceuticals, and biotech; healthcare providers and services; and health care technology and enabling technologies. This fund invests mainly in the United States. The average investments of the fund range from $5 million to $100 million. Fund investments are made in companies that have revenues of between $50 million to $1 billion, and EBITDA between $15m and $100m. The fund invests in senior secured loans and mezzanine loan, as well as equity securities. The fund may invest in public companies that are not publicly traded and make secondary investments. This fund invests in equity but not under its control. The fund typically exits after three years from the original capital commitment.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Solar Capital Ltd. is 67324, 73.06% below its average volume of 249904.

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Sep 18, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.64 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 11.1%.

Solar Capital Ltd.’s sales growth this year is expected to be 22.9% and 16.4% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 20.3%, now sitting on 143.68M for the twelve trailing months.

Solar Capital Ltd.’s sales growth is 45.6% for the current quarter and 36.7% for the next. The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter and the next is 5.6% and 14.3%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 0.57%.

Volatility

Solar Capital Ltd.’s last day, week, and month’s current intraday variation average was 1.76%, 1.06%, and 1.15%, respectively.

Solar Capital Ltd.’s highest amplitude of average volatility was 1.36% (day), 1.39% (last week), and 1.71% (last month), respectively.

Solar Capital Ltd.’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Solar Capital Ltd.’s stock is valued at $14.63 at 08:23 EST, way under its 52-week high of $20.05 and higher than its 52-week low of $13.74.

Solar Capital Ltd.’s Moving Average

Solar Capital Ltd.’s value is below its 50-day moving average of $14.85 and way below its 200-day moving average of $16.69.

2. American Assets Trust (AAT)

190.77% Payout Ratio

American Assets Trust, Inc., is a fully-integrated, self-managed real estate investment trust, (REIT), that offers full services. Its headquarters are in San Diego, California. The company has over 50 years of experience in acquiring, improving, developing and managing premier office, retail, and residential properties throughout the United States in some of the nation’s most dynamic, high-barrier-to-entry markets primarily in Southern California, Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Texas and Hawaii. Its retail portfolio is approximately 3.1million square feet. The office portfolio covers approximately 3.4 million square footage. The company also owns a mixed-use property, which includes approximately 97,000 square feet of rentable retail space and an all-suite 369-room hotel. It also has 2,112 multifamily units. The company was established to replace American Assets, Inc., which was a private corporation that was founded in 1967. It has extensive experience, strong relationships, and extensive knowledge about its markets, submarkets, and asset classes.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for American Assets Trust is 134680, 40.97% below its average volume of 228173.

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Sep 6, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.28 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 4.58%.

American Assets Trust’s sales growth this year is anticipated to be 8% and 3.4% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 13.2%, now sitting on 402.3M for the twelve trailing months.

American Assets Trust’s sales growth for the next quarter is 0.4%. The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter is negative 11.8%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 4.16%.

Volatility

American Assets Trust’s last day, week, and month’s current intraday variation average was 0.29%, 0.65%, and 1.01%, respectively.

American Assets Trust’s highest amplitude of average volatility was 1.00% (day), 2.16% (last week), and 1.83% (last month), respectively.

American Assets Trust’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

American Assets Trust’s stock is valued at $28.05 at 08:24 EST, way below its 52-week high of $40.83 and higher than its 52-week low of $26.98.

American Assets Trust’s Moving Average

American Assets Trust’s worth is below its 50-day moving average of $29.37 and way under its 200-day moving average of $33.84.

3. Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ)

50% Payout Ratio

Umpqua Holdings Corporation is the holding company for Umpqua Bank. It provides retail and commercial banking services, as well as brokerage services. The company operates in four divisions: Wholesale Bank and Wealth Management, Retail Bank and Home Lending. Deposit products include non-interest bearing savings, interest bearing checking and checking as well as money market accounts and certificates of deposit. The company also offers loans to corporate customers and businesses, including accounts receivable, inventory financing, multifamily and equipment loans and leases. International trade is possible, as well. It provides permanent financing products and financing for small businesses. The company also offers commercial and industrial loans to small businesses, residential loans for construction and purchase of rental property, as well as consumer loans that include secured and unsecure personal loans, personal credit lines, home equity, personal lines of credit and motor vehicle loans. It also offers financial planning, cash management, retail brokerage, investment advisory, as well as digital, mobile and text banking services. It serves the middle market, including commercial and business customers, as well as individuals and families with high net worth. It conducted retail and commercial banking operations at 265 locations as of December 31, 2020. This includes 229 stores in Oregon, Washington and California. It was established in 1953 in Portland, Oregon.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Umpqua Holdings Corporation is 1238120, 15.65% above its average volume of 1070490.

As maintained by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Jul 28, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.84 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 4.77%.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation’s sales growth this year is anticipated to be 26.2% and 33.7% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth declined by 17.2%, now sitting on 1.23B for the twelve trailing months.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation’s sales growth is 54.9% for the present quarter and 64.2% for the next. The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter and the next is negative 22.4% and 29.3%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 13.86%.

Volatility

Umpqua Holdings Corporation’s last day, week, and month’s current intraday variation average was 0.28%, 1.52%, and 1.71%, respectively.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation’s highest amplitude of average volatility was 1.79% (day), 2.49% (last week), and 2.59% (last month), respectively.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Umpqua Holdings Corporation’s stock is valued at $18.12 at 08:24 EST, way under its 52-week high of $22.06 and way higher than its 52-week low of $15.77.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation’s Moving Average

Umpqua Holdings Corporation’s worth is higher than its 50-day moving average of $17.88 and under its 200-day moving average of $18.63.

4. Cullen/Frost Bankers (CFR)

46.15% Payout Ratio

Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. is the bank holding company of Frost Bank, which offers both commercial and personal banking services throughout Texas. The bank operates two divisions: Banking and Frost Wealth Advisors. It provides commercial banking services for corporations and business clients. This includes financing of industrial and commercial property, temporary construction, acquisitions and equipment. The company also offers consumer banking services such as checking, savings, ATMs, overdraft facilities and installment loans. It can also provide home equity loans and line of credit. The company also offers foreign banking services, including deposits, loans and letters of credit. It can also provide foreign currency services, such as foreign collections, money, foreign funds, or foreign collection services. It also acts as a correspondent to approximately 176 financial institution; it offers trust, investment agency, and custodial service for individuals and corporations; capital market services include trading, new underwriting, market trading, advisory and safekeeping and clearing; and support international business activities. The company also offers securities brokerage and insurance services. It holds securities for investment and lends to qualified borrowers. There are approximately 155 banks and 1200 ATMs. It serves the energy, manufacturing and services industries. Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. is located in San Antonio, Texas.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Cullen/Frost Bankers is 457349, 38.11% above its average volume of 331127.

As maintained by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Aug 29, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 3.48 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 2.46%.

Cullen/Frost Bankers’s sales growth this year is anticipated to be 16.6% and 16.9% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 10.8%, now sitting on 1.43B for the twelve trailing months.

Cullen/Frost Bankers’s sales growth for the next quarter is 27.3%. The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter and the next is 37% and 62.3%.

Volatility

Cullen/Frost Bankers’s last day, week, and month’s current intraday variation average was 0.36%, 1.49%, and 1.02%, respectively.

Cullen/Frost Bankers’s highest amplitude of average volatility was 1.67% (day), 3.07% (last week), and 1.94% (last month), respectively.

Cullen/Frost Bankers’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Cullen/Frost Bankers’s stock is valued at $141.22 at 08:24 EST, below its 52-week high of $147.39 and way higher than its 52-week low of $106.66.

Cullen/Frost Bankers’s Moving Average

Cullen/Frost Bankers’s value is higher than its 50-day moving average of $128.81 and above its 200-day moving average of $131.59.

5. Accenture (ACN)

36.76% Payout Ratio

Accenture plc is a global professional services firm that provides consulting and interactive services as well as technology and operation services. Accenture plc is a professional services company that provides application services including DevOps and agile transformation; application modernization; software and quality engineering; data management; strategic consulting services; key data elements; data governance; data platform and engineering; product as-a service enablement; product related to production; operations; autonomy robotics systems; digital transformation of capital project; and solutions for the industrial workforce. The company also offers data-enabled operational models, technology consulting, and artificial intelligence services. It also services the talent and organizational/human potential of people; digital commerce and infrastructure services such as cloud, network and digital workplace collaboration, service management, code as code and infrastructure as code; cybersecurity and applied cybersecurity; managed security; OT security; security strategy and risks; and services related technology innovation. The company also offers services related to cloud, technology innovation, financial consulting, mergers & acquisitions, sustainability, budgeting and zero-based marketing. Accenture plc was established in 1951 in Dublin, Ireland.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Accenture is 2151170, 7.78% above its average volume of 1995760.

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Jul 12, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 3.88 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 1.27%.

Accenture’s sales growth this year is anticipated to be 34.6% and 8% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 21.8%, now sitting on 59.59B for the twelve trailing months.

Accenture’s sales growth is 26.6% for the present quarter and 20% for the next. The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 29.2% and 21.6%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 32.14%.

After revenue and profit beats expectations, Accenture shares fall but the outlook is downbeat
After Accenture PLC reported its fourth quarter profit and revenue, the company posted a positive outlook but fell 0.9% in premarket trading on Thursday.

Volatility

Accenture’s last day, week, and month’s current intraday variation average was 1.82%, 1.60%, and 1.53%, respectively.

Accenture’s highest amplitude of average volatility was 3.66% (day), 2.48% (last week), and 2.20% (last month), respectively.

Accenture’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Accenture’s stock is valued at $265.34 at 08:25 EST, way below its 52-week high of $417.37 and above its 52-week low of $261.77.

Accenture’s Moving Average

Accenture’s worth is way below its 50-day moving average of $295.20 and way under its 200-day moving average of $319.68.

Previous days news about Accenture (ACN)

  • According to VentureBeat on Monday, 19 September, "Along those same lines, in 2018, Accenture reported that 53% of organizations "have no plans" to invest in chatbots."
  • According to Benzinga on Tuesday, 20 September, "Sep 22:Earnings from Costco (COST), Accenture (ACN), FedEx (FDX), FactSet Research (FDS), and Darden Restaurants (DRI)"
  • According to Business Insider on Wednesday, 21 September, "UK manufacturers reported a marginal fall in production in the three months to September but they expect a much sharper decline over the coming three months, monthly Industrial Trends Survey from the Confederation of British Industry and Accenture showed Wednesday."

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