(VIANEWS) – Arbor Realty Trust (ABR), CMS Energy (CMS), Morgan Stanley (MS) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.

We have gathered information concerning stocks with the highest payout ratio at the moment. The payout ratio in itself isn’t a guarantee of 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 are a few stocks with an above 30% percent payout ratio.

1. Arbor Realty Trust (ABR)

78.95% Payout Ratio

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. invests in a diversified portfolio of structured finance assets in the multifamily, single-family rental, and commercial real estate markets. The company operates in two segments, Structured Business and Agency Business. It primarily invests in real estate-related bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, and preferred and direct equity, as well as real estate-related notes and various mortgage-related securities. The company offers bridge financing products to borrowers who seek short-term capital to be used in an acquisition of property; financing by making preferred equity investments in entities that directly or indirectly own real property; mezzanine financing in the form of loans that are subordinate to a conventional first mortgage loan and senior to the borrower's equity in a transaction; and junior participation financing in the form of a junior participating interest in the senior debt. In addition, it underwrites, originates, sells, and services multifamily mortgage loans through conduit/commercial mortgage-backed securities programs. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Uniondale, New York.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Arbor Realty Trust has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.9.

PE Ratio

Arbor Realty Trust has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 7.53. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $7.53 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 14.68%.

Sales Growth

Arbor Realty Trust’s sales growth is 19.4% for the ongoing quarter and 11.8% for the next.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth declined by 5.4%, now sitting on 649.28M for the twelve trailing months.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Arbor Realty Trust is 1608800 which is 28.96% below its average volume of 2264650.

2. CMS Energy (CMS)

67.8% Payout Ratio

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. The company operates through three segments: Electric Utility; Gas Utility; and Enterprises. The Electric Utility segment is involved in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. This segment generates electricity through coal, wind, gas, renewable energy, oil, and nuclear sources. Its distribution system comprises 208 miles of high-voltage distribution overhead lines; 4 miles of high-voltage distribution underground lines; 4,428 miles of high-voltage distribution overhead lines; 19 miles of high-voltage distribution underground lines; 82,474 miles of electric distribution overhead lines; 9,395 miles of underground distribution lines; 1,093 substations; and 3 battery facilities. The Gas Utility segment engages in the purchase, transmission, storage, distribution, and sale of natural gas, which includes 2,392 miles of transmission lines; 15 gas storage fields; 28,065 miles of distribution mains; and 8 compressor stations. The Enterprises segment is involved in the independent power production and marketing, including the development and operation of renewable generation. It serves 1.9 million electric and 1.8 million gas customers, including residential, commercial, and diversified industrial customers. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Jackson, Michigan.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, CMS Energy has a trailing twelve months EPS of $3.01.

PE Ratio

CMS Energy has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 20.02. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $20.02 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 10.74%.

3. Morgan Stanley (MS)

41.73% Payout Ratio

Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial products and services to corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. It operates through Institutional Securities, Wealth Management, and Investment Management segments. The Institutional Securities segment offers capital raising and financial advisory services, including services related to the underwriting of debt, equity, and other securities, as well as advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, real estate, and project finance. This segment also provides sales and trading services, such as sales, financing, prime brokerage, and market-making services in equity and fixed income products consisting of foreign exchange and commodities; corporate and commercial real estate loans, which provides secured lending facilities and financing for sales and trading customers, and asset-backed and mortgage lending; and wealth management services, investment, and research services. The Wealth Management segment offers financial advisor-led brokerage and investment advisory services; self-directed brokerage services; financial and wealth planning services; workplace services, including stock plan administration; annuity and insurance products; securities-based lending, residential real estate loans, and other lending products; banking; and retirement plan services to individual investors and small to medium-sized businesses and institutions. The Investment Management segment provides equity, fixed income, liquidity, and alternative/other products to benefit/defined contribution plans, foundations, endowments, government entities, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, and third-party fund sponsors and corporations through institutional and intermediary channels. Morgan Stanley was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Morgan Stanley has a trailing twelve months EPS of $7.64.

PE Ratio

Morgan Stanley has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 11.91. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $11.91 for every dollar of annual earnings.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Morgan Stanley’s stock is valued at $91.02 at 19:23 EST, way below its 52-week high of $109.73 and way higher than its 52-week low of $72.05.

Moving Average

Morgan Stanley’s worth is above its 50-day moving average of $83.14 and above its 200-day moving average of $85.07.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Morgan Stanley is 4146340 which is 46.38% below its average volume of 7733600.

Sales Growth

Morgan Stanley’s sales growth is negative 13.6% for the current quarter and 0.4% for the next.

Previous days news about Morgan Stanley (MS)

  • According to CNBC on Monday, 28 November, "Aptiv – Shares fell more than 3% after Morgan Stanley downgraded Aptiv to equal weight from overweight, saying in a note that the automotive technology supplier could get hurt from a slower rollout of electric vehicles.", "Williams-Sonoma – Shares tumbled 4.7% after Morgan Stanley downgraded the home furnishings stock to underweight, saying shares could fall further as demand weakens in a difficult macro environment."
  • According to FXStreet on Tuesday, 29 November, "Alternatively, analysts at Morgan Stanley expect India’s Sensex stock index may hit 80,000 by the end of next year if the country is included in global bond indexes and prices of commodities such as oil and fertilizers drop sharply. "
  • According to FXStreet on Tuesday, 29 November, "Before RBC Capital’s price cut, Morgan Stanley did the same on November 22, cutting their target from $217 to $190. ", "The biggest estimate cuts in [Q3] were from smaller companies selling predominantly point products, in our view," Morgan Stanley analysts said. "

4. Waste Connections (WCN)

35.66% Payout Ratio

Waste Connections, Inc. provides non-hazardous waste collection, transfer, disposal, and resource recovery services in the United States and Canada. It offers collection services to residential, commercial, municipal, industrial, and exploration and production (E&P) customers; landfill disposal services; and recycling services for various recyclable materials, including compost, cardboard, mixed paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals. The company also owns and operates transfer stations that receive compact and/or load waste to be transported to landfills or treatment facilities through truck, rail, or barge; and intermodal services for the rail haul movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest through a network of intermodal facilities. In addition, it provides E&P waste treatment, recovery, and disposal services for waste resulting from oil and natural gas exploration and production activity, such as drilling fluids, drill cuttings, completion fluids, and flowback water; production wastes and produced water during a well's operating life; contaminated soils that require treatment during site reclamation; and substances, which require clean-up after a spill, reserve pit clean-up, or pipeline rupture. Further, the company offers leasing services to its customers. As of December 31, 2021, it owned 334 solid waste collection operations; 142 transfer stations; 61 municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills; 12 E&P waste landfills; 14 non-MSW landfills; 71 recycling operations; 4 intermodal operations; 23 E&P liquid waste injection wells; and 19 E&P waste treatment and oil recovery facilities. The company also operates an additional 53 transfer stations, 10 MSW landfills, and 2 intermodal operations. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Woodbridge, Canada.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Waste Connections has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.84.

PE Ratio

Waste Connections has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 166.69. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $166.69 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 9.32%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Waste Connections is 464331 which is 61.69% below its average volume of 1212280.

Moving Average

Waste Connections’s value is higher than its 50-day moving average of $137.16 and above its 200-day moving average of $131.73.

5. Independent Bank Corporation (IBCP)

30.53% Payout Ratio

Independent Bank Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Independent Bank that provides various banking services to individuals and businesses. The company offers checking and savings accounts, commercial lending, direct and indirect consumer financing, mortgage lending, and safe deposit box services, as well as automatic teller machine, and Internet and mobile banking services. It also provides title insurance, insurance brokerage, and investment services. The company offers its services through approximately 59 branches, two drive-thru facilities, and nine loan production offices in Michigan; and two loan production offices in Ohio. Independent Bank Corporation was founded in 1864 and is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Independent Bank Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.85.

PE Ratio

Independent Bank Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 8.64. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $8.64 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 16.6%.

6. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASX)

30.47% Payout Ratio

ASE Technology Holding Co., Ltd. provides a range of semiconductors packaging and testing, and electronic manufacturing services in the United States, Taiwan, rest of Asia, Europe, and internationally. It offers packaging services, including flip chip ball grid array (BGA) and chip scale package (CSP), advanced chip scale packages, quad flat packages, low profile and thin quad flat packages, bump chip carrier and quad flat no-lead (QFN) packages, advanced QFN packages, plastic BGAs, and 3D chip packages; stacked die solutions in various packages; and copper and silver wire bonding solutions. The company also provides advanced packages, such as flip chip BGA; heat-spreader FCBGA; flip-chip CSP; hybrid FCCSP; flip chip package in package and package on package (POP); advanced single sided substrate; high-bandwidth POP; fan-out wafer-level packaging; SESUB; and 2.5D silicon interposer. In addition, it offers IC wire bonding packages; system-in-package products (SiP) and modules; and interconnect materials, as well as assembles automotive electronic products. Further, the company provides a range of semiconductor testing services, including front-end engineering testing, wafer probing, logic/mixed-signal/RF module and SiP/MEMS/discrete final testing, and other test-related services, as well as drop shipment services. Additionally, it develops, constructs, sells, leases, and manages real estate properties; produces substrates; offers information software, equipment leasing, investment advisory, and warehousing management services; processes and sells computer and communication peripherals, electronic components, telecommunications equipment, and motherboards; and imports and exports goods and technology. The company was incorporated in 1984 and is headquartered in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.53.

PE Ratio

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 12.07. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $12.07 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 28.76%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering’s stock is valued at $6.38 at 19:23 EST, way under its 52-week high of $8.15 and way above its 52-week low of $4.45.

Sales Growth

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering’s sales growth is 12.1% for the current quarter and 4.5% for the next.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 26.4%, now sitting on 628.43B for the twelve trailing months.