(VIANEWS) – Trinity Industries (TRN), Park Electrochemical Corporation (PKE), Xcel Energy (XEL) 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 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. Trinity Industries (TRN)

123.29% Payout Ratio

Trinity Industries, Inc. offers North American rail transport products and services, under the TrinityRail brand. The company operates two segments: Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group and Rail Products Group. Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group is a segment that leases tank and freight railcars. It also originates and manages railcar leasing for third-party investors and offers fleet management and maintenance services. It had a fleet totaling 106,970 leased or owned railcars as of December 31, 2021. The segment is used by railroad and industrial shippers, as well as companies that operate in the fields of agriculture, construction, metals and energy. Rail Products Group manufactures tank and freight railcars that can transport various liquids and gases. It also offers maintenance and modification of railcars. This section serves railways and leasing companies as well as industrial shippers who transport products to markets in agriculture, construction, metals and energy. The company sells and leases its products and services via independent sales reps and sales staff. Trinity Industries, Inc., was founded in 1933. It is located in Dallas, Texas.

Earnings per Share

Trinity Industries’ trailing twelve-month EPS is $-2.67.

For the 12 trailing months, the company’s return-on-equity, which is an indicator of the business’ profitability relative to shareholders’ equity, was 4.68%.

Dividend Yield

According to Morningstar, Inc., there will be a next dividend payment on October 12, 2022. The forward dividend rate for 2020 is 0.92, and the forward dividend yield of 3.66%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth declined by 1.4%, now sitting on 1.77B for the twelve trailing months.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Trinity Industries’s stock is valued at $28.11 at 19:24 EST, way below its 52-week high of $35.35 and way higher than its 52-week low of $20.94.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter and the next is 587.5% and 1366.7%, respectively.

2. Park Electrochemical Corporation (PKE)

105.26% Payout Ratio

Park Aerospace Corp. develops and manufactures solution and hot-melt advanced composite materials used to produce composite structures for the aerospace market. It offers advanced composite materials, including film adhesives and lightning strike materials that are used to produce primary and secondary structures for jet engines, large and regional transport aircrafts, military aircrafts, unmanned aerial vehicles, business jets, general aviation aircrafts, and rotary wing aircrafts. The company also offers specialty ablative materials for rocket motors and nozzles; and specially designed materials for radome applications. In addition, it designs and fabricates composite parts, structures and assemblies, and low volume tooling for the aerospace industry. The company was formerly known as Park Electrochemical Corp. and changed its name to Park Aerospace Corp. in July 2019. Park Aerospace Corp. was founded in 1954 and is based in Westbury, New York.

Earnings per Share

Park Electrochemical Corporation’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $0.38.

PE Ratio

Park Electrochemical Corporation’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 36.61. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $36.61 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 5.9%.

3. Xcel Energy (XEL)

62.79% Payout Ratio

Through its subsidiaries, Xcel Energy Inc. generates and transmits electricity. Regulated Electric Utility and Regulated Natural Gas Utility are its segments. It generates electricity from coal, natural gas and hydroelectric. The company also buys, transports and distributes natural gas for retail customers. It also transports customer-owned gas. The company also develops and leases natural-gas pipelines, storage and compression units, and invests into rental housing projects. It also procures equipment to construct renewable energy facilities. The company serves commercial and residential customers as well as industrial ones in Colorado, Michigan and Minnesota. It sells electricity to approximately 3.75 million customers and natural gas to about 2.1 million. Xcel Energy Inc. is a Minnesota-based company that was founded in 1909.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Xcel Energy has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.9.

PE Ratio

Xcel Energy has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 23.58. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $23.58 for every dollar of annual earnings.

4. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD)

42.28% Payout Ratio

DuPont de Nemours, Inc. offers technology-based solutions and materials in America, Canada, Latin America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa. The company operates in three main segments, Electronics & Industrial and Mobility & Materials. Water & Protection is its third segment. Electronics & Industrial supplies advanced printing materials, printing systems and other materials to this industry. It also provides materials and solutions that can be used in the production of integrated circuits for semiconductors. The segment provides advanced packaging materials, semiconductors, dielectric, and metallization options for chip packaging, as well silicones for semiconductor applications and light emitting diode packaging. It also offers permanent and process chemicals for fabricating printed circuit boards. This includes substrates and laminates as well as electroless and electrolytic metalization solutions. It also offers a variety of materials for rigid and flexible display, including those that emit organic light, and others, as well specialty silicone elastomers and lubricants. Mobility & Materials provides advanced films, engineering resins and silicone encapsulants to designers and engineers in electronics, transportation, manufacturing, renewable energy and industrial markets. Water & Protection provides integrated products and engineered products for worker safety, water separation, transport, energy and medical packaging, as well as systems to protect workers. In June 2019, the company, formerly DowDuPont Inc., changed its name into DuPont de Nemours, Inc. DuPont de Nemours, Inc. has its headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company has a trailing twelve months EPS of $-4.02.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 6.05%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 7%, now sitting on 17.13B for the twelve trailing months.

Sales Growth

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company’s quarter-end sales growth is negative 20%

5. Virtus Investment Partners (VRTS)

35.19% Payout Ratio

Virtus Investment Partners Inc., a public investment manager. It mainly provides services for individual clients and institutions. The firm launches different client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. It launches balanced mutual funds, equity and fixed income mutual funds. The firm invests in fixed income and public equity markets. It also invests into exchange-traded funds. The firm uses a multi-manager approach to its products. To make investments, the firm uses quantitative analysis. The firm benchmarks its portfolios against S&P 500 Index. To make investments, the firm does its own research. Virtus Investment Partners Inc. was established in Hartford, Connecticut in 1988.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Virtus Investment Partners has a trailing twelve months EPS of $17.05.

PE Ratio

Virtus Investment Partners has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 12.79. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $12.79 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 15.17%.

6. Vulcan Materials Company (VMC)

33.77% Payout Ratio

Vulcan Materials Company and its affiliates produce and supply construction aggregates in America. The company operates in four main segments, Aggregates Asphalt Concrete and Calcium. It offers crushed stones, gravel, sand, or other aggregates. Also, it provides related products and services for the maintenance and construction of roads, highways and other public works. Asphalt Mix offers asphalt mix in Alabama and Arizona as well as in Tennessee and Texas. Ready-mixed concrete is available in California, Maryland and New Jersey as well as New York, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania. It can also be found in Virginia and Washington D.C. Calcium is a segment that mines, makes, and markets calcium products to the water treatment, animal feed and plastic industries. The original name of the company was Virginia Holdco, Inc., but it changed its name into Vulcan Materials Company. Vulcan Materials Company was established in 1909 in Birmingham, Alabama.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Vulcan Materials Company has a trailing twelve months EPS of $4.38.

PE Ratio

Vulcan Materials Company has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 40.73. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $40.73 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 9.35%.