(VIANEWS) – Virtus Global Multi (VGI), John Hancock (HPI), Liberty All (ASG) have the highest dividend yield stocks on this list.

Rank Financial Asset Price Change Forward Dividend Yield Updated (EST)
1 Virtus Global Multi (VGI) 8.01 0.38% 12.03% 2022-11-24 15:06:07
2 John Hancock (HPI) 16.12 0.62% 9.62% 2022-11-21 18:23:16
3 Liberty All (ASG) 5.24 0.19% 7.65% 2022-11-19 19:11:06
4 BlackRock Long (BTA) 9.32 0.54% 5.6% 2022-11-20 03:10:07
5 NewMarket (NEU) 323.11 1.33% 2.85% 2022-12-02 15:45:19
6 Colgate-Palmolive (CL) 77.96 0.26% 2.4% 2022-12-02 15:50:49
7 Gray Communications Systems (GTN) 10.91 -0.91% 2.12% 2022-11-21 13:41:15
8 Community West Bancshares (CWBC) 14.93 -0.2% 2.01% 2022-11-26 11:12:07

A little less 2K companies listed in the Nasdaq and NYSE pay out dividends to its shareholders. The dividend yield is a dividend to price ratio showing how much a company pays out in dividends each year.

1. Virtus Global Multi (VGI) – Dividend Yield: 12.03%

Virtus Global Multi’s last close was $8.01, 31.83% under its 52-week high of $11.75.

Virtus Global Multi-Sector Income Fund is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched by Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. The fund is co-managed by Virtus Investment Advisers, Inc. and Newfleet Asset Management, LLC. It invests in fixed income markets across the globe. The fund invests in both investment grade and high yield debt instruments issued by the government, corporate, bank loans, mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, taxable municipal bonds, and tax-exempt municipal bonds. It invests in securities with average duration which varies within three years (plus or minus) of the duration of the Barclays Global Aggregate Bond Index. The fund employs fundamental analysis with a top-down and bottom-up stock picking approach while focusing on factors such as yield and spreads, supply and demand, investment environment, sector fundamentals, assessment of credit risk, company management, issue structure, technical market conditions, and valuations to create its portfolio. It seeks to benchmark the performance of its portfolio against the Barclays Global Aggregate Bond Index. The fund was formerly known as Virtus-Newfleet Global Multi-Sector Income Fund. Virtus Global Multi-Sector Income Fund was formed on February 23, 2012 and is domiciled in the United States.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Virtus Global Multi has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.2.

PE Ratio

Virtus Global Multi has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 40.05. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $40.05 for every dollar of annual earnings.

Dividend Yield

Morningstar, Inc. has stated that the next dividend payment will be Dec 8, 2022. The forward dividend rate for 2020 is 0.96, and the forward dividend yield of 12.03%.

Volume

Virtus Global Multi’s latest reported volume is 26365, which is 41.11% lower than its average volume (44776).

Annual Top and Bottom Value

At 19:15 EST Virtus Global Multi stock was valued at $8.01

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2. John Hancock (HPI) – Dividend Yield: 9.62%

John Hancock’s last close was $16.02, 24.72% under its 52-week high of $21.28.

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund, a closed-ended balanced mutual fund that was launched by John Hancock Investment Management LLC and is managed by John Hancock Investment Management LLC. John Hancock Asset Management co-manages the fund. It invests in fixed and public income markets within the United States. The fund seeks investments in securities from companies that operate across diverse sectors. It invests primarily in convertible preferred securities and preferred values of companies. The fund benchmarks its performance against both the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Hybrid Preferred Securities Index (Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. John Hancock Preferred Income Fund was established on August 27, 2002. It is domiciled at the United States.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, John Hancock has a trailing twelve months EPS of $-0.75.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is negative -6.92%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for John Hancock is 36762 which is 33.19% below its average volume of 55025.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

John Hancock stock was valued at $16.12 as of 19:15 EST. This is way lower than the 52-week high at $21.28 but higher than its low at $14.90.

Moving Average

John Hancock is valued below its moving average for 50 days of $16.17, and its moving average for 200 days of $17.68.

Revenue growth

The year-over-year revenue growth for quarterly sales declined 0.1%. 44.65M is now the total revenue from twelve months.

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3. Liberty All (ASG) – Dividend Yield: 7.65%

Liberty All’s last close was $5.24, 43.41% under its 52-week high of $9.26.

Liberty All-Star Growth Fund, Inc. is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by ALPS Advisers, Inc. It is co-managed by Weatherbie Capital, LLC, Congress Asset Management Company, and Sustainable Growth Advisers, LP. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United States. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund primarily invests in growth stocks of companies across all market capitalizations. It employs fundamental analysis with a bottom-up stock picking approach to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the NASDAQ Composite Index, Russell 3000 Growth Index, and the S&P 500 Index. It conducts in-house research to make its investments. The fund was previously known as Charles Allmon Trust, Inc. Liberty All-Star Growth Fund, Inc. was formed on March 14, 1986 and is domiciled in the United States.

Earnings per Share

Liberty All’s trailing 12 months earnings per share (EPS) is $1.37

PE Ratio

Liberty All’s trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 3.82. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $3.82 per dollar in annual earnings.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is a measure of the profitability of a company relative to shareholders’ equity, was negative at -32.23%.

Dividend Yield

Morningstar, Inc. estimates that the next dividend payment will be made on November 16, 2022. The forward dividend rate for the year is estimated at 0.4, and the forward dividend yield to be 7.65%.

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4. BlackRock Long (BTA) – Dividend Yield: 5.6%

BlackRock Long’s last close was $9.32, 39.64% below its 52-week high of $15.44.

BlackRock Long-Term Municipal Advantage Trust is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched by BlackRock, Inc. It is managed by BlackRock Advisors, LLC. The fund invests in fixed income markets of the United States. It uses financial derivatives to invest in municipal obligations. The fund primarily invests in long-term municipal bonds with a maturity of more than ten years at the time of investment. BlackRock Long-Term Municipal Advantage Trust was formed on February 28, 2006 and is domiciled in United States.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, BlackRock Long has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.5.

PE Ratio

BlackRock Long has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 6.21. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $6.21 for every dollar of annual earnings.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year revenue growth fell by 3.4%. Now, the 12. trailing months have seen 11.58M.

Dividend Yield

As maintained by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Nov 13, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.52 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 5.6%.

Annual Top and Bottom Value

BlackRock Long stock was valued at $9.32 as of 19:16 EST. This is lower than its 52 week high of $15.44, and higher than its 52 week low of $8.65.

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5. NewMarket (NEU) – Dividend Yield: 2.85%

NewMarket’s last close was $322.75, 10.54% under its 52-week high of $360.77.

NewMarket Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the petroleum additives business. The company offers lubricant additives for use in various vehicle and industrial applications, including engine oils, transmission fluids, off-road powertrain and hydraulic systems, gear oils, hydraulic oils, turbine oils, and other applications where metal-to-metal moving parts are utilized; engine oil additives designed for passenger cars, motorcycles, on and off-road heavy duty commercial equipment, locomotives, and engines in ocean-going vessels; driveline additives designed for products, such as transmission fluids, axle fluids, and off-road powertrain fluids; and industrial additives designed for products for industrial applications consisting of hydraulic fluids, grease, industrial gear fluids, and industrial specialty applications, such as turbine oils. It also provides fuel additives that are used to enhance the oil refining process and the performance of gasoline, diesel, biofuels, and other fuels to industry, government, original equipment manufacturers, and individual customers. In addition, the company engages in the antiknock compounds business, as well as contracted manufacturing and services activities; and owns and manages a real property in Virginia. It operates in North America, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India. NewMarket Corporation was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

Earnings per Share

NewMarket’s trailing 12 months profit per share is $23.32.

PE Ratio

NewMarket’s trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 13.85. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $13.85 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 28.64%.

Volume

The NewMarket’s latest reported volume is now 34409, which is 19.45% lower than its average volume (42722).

Dividend Yield

Morningstar, Inc. estimates that the next dividend payment will be on September 13, 2022. The forward annual dividend rate for the future is 8.4 with a 2.85% forward dividend yield.

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6. Colgate-Palmolive (CL) – Dividend Yield: 2.4%

Colgate-Palmolive’s last close was $78.17, 8.69% under its 52-week high of $85.61.

Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. The Oral, Personal and Home Care segment offers toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouthwash, bar and liquid hand soaps, shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, deodorants and antiperspirants, skin health products, dishwashing detergents, fabric conditioners, household cleaners, and other related items. This segment markets and sells its products under various brands, which include Colgate, Darlie, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom's of Maine, Irish Spring, Palmolive, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Lady Speed Stick, Speed Stick, EltaMD, Filorga, PCA SKIN, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Murphy, Suavitel, Soupline, and Cuddly to a range of traditional and eCommerce retailers, wholesalers, and distributors. It also includes pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals. The Pet Nutrition segment offers pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs under the Hill's Science Diet brand; and a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions in dogs and cats under the Hill's Prescription Diet brand. This segment markets and sells its products through pet supply retailers, veterinarians, and eCommerce retailers. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Earnings per Share

Colgate-Palmolive’s trailing 12 month EPS is $3.11.

PE Ratio

Colgate-Palmolive’s trailing 12-month price to earnings ratio is 25.07. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $25.07 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 318.19%.

Revenue growth

The year-on-year revenue growth was 1.3%. It now stands at 17.48B in the 12 trailing months.

Moving Average

Colgate-Palmolive is currently at $78.38 below its 50-day average and $78.39 under its 200 day average.

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7. Gray Communications Systems (GTN) – Dividend Yield: 2.12%

Gray Communications Systems’s last close was $11.01, 55.62% under its 52-week high of $24.81.

Gray Television, Inc., an American television broadcasting company, operates and owns television stations in America. It also broadcasts digital secondary channels that are affiliated to ABC, CBS and FOX. The Network, and local weather channels in different markets. It is involved in video programming, digital marketing and businesses such as Raycom Sports and Tupelo-Raycom; production of PowerNation content and programs. It owned or operated 93 TV markets as of February 21st 2020. Gray Communications Systems, Inc. was the company’s former name. Gray Television, Inc. took over its operations in August 2002. Gray Television, Inc. was established in Atlanta, Georgia in 1897.

Earnings per Share

Gray Communications Systems’ trailing 12 month EPS is $3.58.

PE Ratio

Gray Communications Systems’ trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 3.04. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $3.04 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 7.01%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 540.6% and 1547.1%, respectively.

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8. Community West Bancshares (CWBC) – Dividend Yield: 2.01%

Community West Bancshares’s last close was $14.93, 9.79% under its 52-week high of $16.55.

Community West Bancshares is the bank holding company of Community West Bank N.A. It offers a variety of financial services and products in California. Deposit products include checking, savings, money market, fixed-rate and fixed maturity certificates. The company also offers commercial, residential, consumer and manufactured housing loans. It serves businesses of small and medium size, as well as their owners and professionals. The company operates out of seven branches in Oxnard and Paso Robles as well as Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo. Community West Bancshares, which was established in 1989, is located in Goleta in California.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Community West Bancshares has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.46.

PE Ratio

Community West Bancshares has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 10.23. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $10.23 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 12.43%.

Moving Average

Community West Bancshares is worth more than its $50-day moving mean of $14.27, and greater than its $200-day moving mean of $14.01.

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