(VIANEWS) – Whitestone REIT (WSR), MDU Resources Group (MDU), Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) have the highest dividend yield stocks on this list.

Financial Asset Forward Dividend Yield Updated (EST)
Whitestone REIT (WSR) 4.66% 2023-01-16 23:13:06
MDU Resources Group (MDU) 2.88% 2023-01-14 17:11:08
Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) 2.22% 2023-01-25 15:54:08
1st Source Corporation (SRCE) 2.17% 2023-01-22 07:48:16

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. Whitestone REIT (WSR) – Dividend Yield: 4.66%

Whitestone REIT’s last close was $10.31, 24.52% below its 52-week high of $13.66. Intraday change was -0.1%.

Whitestone is a community-centered shopping center REIT that acquires, owns, manages, develops and redevelops high-quality open-air neighborhood centers primarily in the largest, fastest-growing and most affluent markets in the Sunbelt. Whitestone seeks to create communities that thrive through creating local connections between consumers in the surrounding communities and a well-crafted mix of national, regional and local tenants that provide daily necessities, needed services, entertainment and experiences. Whitestone is a monthly dividend paying stock and has consistently paid dividends for over 15 years. Whitestone's strong, balanced and managed capital structure provides stability and flexibility for growth and positions Whitestone to perform well through economic cycles.

Earnings per Share

Whitestone REIT’s trailing 12 months earnings per share (EPS) is $0.36

PE Ratio

Whitestone REIT’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 28.64. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $28.64 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 4.53%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

For the current quarter, the company expects a 20% increase and for the next a 35.7% drop.

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2. MDU Resources Group (MDU) – Dividend Yield: 2.88%

MDU Resources Group’s last close was $30.91, 3.98% below its 52-week high of $32.19. Intraday change was -0.1%.

MDU Resources Group, Inc. is involved in US regulated energy delivery, construction materials, and service businesses. Its Electric segment produces, transmits and distributes electricity to residential, industrial, municipal, and commercial customers in Montana and North Dakota. The Natural Gas Distribution segment provides natural gas distribution services to residential and commercial customers in Idaho and Montana. North Dakota, Oregon and South Dakota. Washington and Wyoming. Pipeline, the company segment, provides underground storage and natural gas transport services, as well as gathering services, through both regulated and unregulated pipelines primarily located in the Rocky Mountain region and northern Great Plains. It also offers cathodic protection, energy-related services, and other services. The Construction Materials and Contracting segment produces and sells concrete mix, asphalt mixture, and construction aggregates. The segment also deals in cement, liquid asphalt and finished concrete products. It provides contracting services. Construction Services is the company’s segment. It designs, builds, and maintains communication and wiring infrastructures. The segment manufactures, distributes, and manages the construction of transmission lines. It also constructs and maintains projects related to renewable energy. This company serves a variety of customers including utilities, government, manufacturing and industrial as well as institutional and commercial customers. It was established in Bismarck in North Dakota in 1924.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, MDU Resources Group has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.66.

PE Ratio

MDU Resources Group has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 18.62. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $18.62 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 9.87%.

Dividend Yield

Morningstar, Inc. has stated that the next dividend payment will be Dec 6, 2022. The forward dividend rate for 2020 is 0.89, and the forward dividend yield of 2.88% is estimated at 2.88%.

Sales Growth

MDU Resources Group’s sales growth is 3.8% for the ongoing quarter and negative 0.9% for the next.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization

MDU Resources Group’s EBITDA is 29.1.

Moving Average

MDU Resources Group’s value is higher than its 50-day moving average of $30.32 and higher than its 200-day moving average of $28.53.

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3. Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) – Dividend Yield: 2.22%

Hartford Financial Services Group’s last close was $76.39, 3.84% under its 52-week high of $79.44. Intraday change was 0.82%.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. provides insurance and financial services to individual and business customers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. Its Commercial Lines segment offers workers' compensation, property, automobile, liability, umbrella, bond, marine, livestock, and reinsurance; and customized insurance products and risk management services, including professional liability, bond, surety, and specialty casualty coverages through regional offices, branches, sales and policyholder service centers, independent retail agents and brokers, wholesale agents, and reinsurance brokers. The company's Personal Lines segment provides automobile, homeowners, and personal umbrella coverages through direct-to-consumer channel and independent agents. Its Property & Casualty Other Operations segment offers coverage for asbestos and environmental exposures. The company's Group Benefits segment provides group life, disability, and other group coverages to members of employer groups, associations, and affinity groups through direct insurance policies; reinsurance to other insurance companies; employer paid and voluntary product coverages; disability underwriting, administration, and claims processing to self-funded employer plans; and a single-company leave management solution. This segment distributes its group insurance products and services through brokers, consultants, third-party administrators, trade associations, and private exchanges. Its Hartford Funds segment offers investment products for retail and retirement accounts; exchange-traded products through broker-dealer organizations, independent financial advisers, defined contribution plans, financial consultants, bank trust groups, and registered investment advisers; and investment management and administrative services, such as product design, implementation, and oversight. The company was founded in 1810 and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut.

Earnings per Share

Hartford Financial Services Group’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $4.69.

PE Ratio

Hartford Financial Services Group’s trailing 12-month price-earnings ratio is 16.43. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $16.43 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 12.92%.

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4. 1st Source Corporation (SRCE) – Dividend Yield: 2.17%

1st Source Corporation’s last close was $46.61, 22.24% below its 52-week high of $59.94. Intraday change was -7.98%.

1st Source Corporation is the holding company of 1st Source Bank. It provides consumer and commercial banking services as well as trust and wealth advisory and insurance services to individuals and businesses. The company’s consumer banking services includes checking and saving accounts, certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts, online and mobile banking products, consumer loans, real-estate loans and lines of credit, along with financial planning and other financial literacy services. It also provides loans to general corporate purposes for commercial, small-business, agricultural and real estate. This includes financing of industrial and commercial property, inventory, receivables and renewable energy, acquisition financing, commercial leasing and treasury administration, as well as financing for retirement planning. It also offers trust, investment and agency services. These include administration of estates or personal trusts as well as the management of individual investment accounts, employee benefits plans and charitable foundations. The company also offers loan and lease products on new and used aircraft, vehicles, light trucks and construction equipment. It finances equipment such as vans and vans for vocational work, trucks and vans. It also offers individual, group, health, life, and corporate property and casualty insurance. The company had 79 branches in Indiana, Michigan and Sarasota counties, Florida as of December 31, 2020. 1st Source Corporation was established in South Bend in Indiana in 1863.

Earnings per Share

1st Source Corporation’s trailing 12 months profit per share was $3.63

PE Ratio

1st Source Corporation’s trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 12.85. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $12.85 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 12.72%.

Moving Average

1st Source Corporation is valued at a lot less than its moving average 50 days of $54.56 or its moving average 200 days of $49.27.

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