(VIANEWS) – Altria Group (MO), Sun Communities (SUI), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.

Here’s the data we’ve collected of stocks with a high payout ratio up to now. 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 issue 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. Altria Group (MO)

367.35% Payout Ratio

Altria Group, Inc., via its subsidiaries, produces and sells tobacco products and smokeables in the United States. It sells cigarettes primarily under Marlboro brands; pipe tobacco mainly under Black & Mild brands; as well as moist, smokeless tobacco products under Skoal and Red Seal brands. oral nicotine pouches. The company sells tobacco products to distributors and wholesalers. Large retail outlets, like chain shops, also use its products. Altria Group, Inc., was established in 1822. It is located in Richmond, Virginia.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Altria Group has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.33.

PE Ratio

Altria Group has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 19.64. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $19.64 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 391.08%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Altria Group is 8976110 which is 5.11% above its average volume of 8538970.

2. Sun Communities (SUI)

123.47% Payout Ratio

Sun Communities, Inc., a REIT, owns, operates, or has an interest in 603 developed MH, RV, and marina sites. It includes nearly 159,300 site development and more than 45,700 dry slips.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Sun Communities has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.69.

PE Ratio

Sun Communities has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 74.1. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $74.1 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 4.9%.

Dividend Yield

As maintained by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Jun 28, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 3.52 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 2.15%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 34.9%, now sitting on 2.56B for the twelve trailing months.

Moving Average

Sun Communities’s value is way under its 50-day moving average of $157.62 and way under its 200-day moving average of $172.52.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Sun Communities is 702675 which is 2% below its average volume of 717029.

3. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

81.99% Payout Ratio

GSK plc and its affiliates engage in creation, discovery and development of over-the-counter medications, pharmaceuticals and consumer products related to health in the United Kingdom and abroad. The company operates in four areas: Pharmaceuticals R&D and Vaccines. It offers pharmaceutical products that include medicines for the following therapeutic areas: respiratory, HIV/AIDS, immuno-inflammation and oncology. The company also offers consumer health products for wellness, nutrition, skin, and other categories. It offers a variety of consumer healthcare products, including nasal sprays. Tablets. syrups. lozenges. Gum and transdermal patches. Caplets. Infant syrup drops. Liquid filled suspension. Wipes. Gels. effervescents. Toothpastes. Brushes. toothpastes. Denture adhesives. Cleansers. Topical creams. Non-medicated patches. Lip balms. Gummies. Soft chews. 23andMe, Lyell Immunopharma, Inc., Novartis, Sanofi SA, Surface Oncology, Progentec Diagnostics, Inc., Alector, Inc., and CureVac AG. are some of its collaboration partners. Vir Biotechnology, Inc., IDEAYA Biosciences, Inc., and Vir Biotechnology, Inc. have strategic partnerships. GSK plc was previously known as GlaxoSmithKline plc. It changed its name in May 2022 to GSK plc. GSK plc was established in 1715. It is located in Brentford in the United Kingdom.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, GlaxoSmithKline has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.88.

PE Ratio

GlaxoSmithKline has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 10.65. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $10.65 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 24.71%.

Dividend Yield

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on May 18, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 2.48 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 5.89%.

4. UNITIL Corporation (UTL)

60.16% Payout Ratio

Unitil Corporation is a holding company for public utilities that distributes electricity and natural gas. The company operates in three segments, Utility Electric Operations and Utility Gas Operations. It distributes electricity along the New Hampshire southeastern coast and in New Hampshire’s state capital areas. The greater Fitchburg region of northcentral Massachusetts is also served. Natural gas distributions are carried out in southern New Hampshire as well as portions of central Maine. This includes the cities of Portland, Lewiston-Auburn, and greater Fitchburg in north central Massachusetts. The company also owns 86 miles worth of underground natural gas transmission lines that provide interstate access to natural gas and transport services, primarily in New Hampshire and Maine. The company also provides real estate management and energy brokerage services. The company serves approximately 107.700 electricity customers and 86.600 natural gas customers. Unitil Corporation was established in 1984. It is located in Hampton, New Hampshire.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, UNITIL Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.56.

PE Ratio

UNITIL Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 18.14. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $18.14 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 9.46%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

UNITIL Corporation’s stock is valued at $46.45 at 20:23 EST, way under its 52-week high of $61.10 and way above its 52-week low of $40.53.

Dividend Yield

As maintained by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Aug 10, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.56 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 3.36%.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization

UNITIL Corporation’s EBITDA is 56.75.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for UNITIL Corporation is 83377 which is 23.71% above its average volume of 67392.