(VIANEWS) – Douglas Emmett (DEI), Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM), Global Indemnity Group, LLC (GBLI) are the highest payout ratio stocks on this list.

We have congregated information about stocks with the highest payout ratio up until now. 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 researching 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. Douglas Emmett (DEI)

215.38% Payout Ratio

Douglas Emmett, Inc. is an integrated, self-managed and self-managed real-estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and operates high-quality multifamily and office properties in Los Angeles and Honolulu’s premier coastal areas. Douglas Emmett’s focus is on acquiring and owning a significant share of high-quality office and multifamily properties in areas with limited supply, executive housing and other key amenities.

Earnings per Share

Douglas Emmett’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $0.52.

PE Ratio

Douglas Emmett’s trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 31.87. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $31.87 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 2.18%.

Earnings before Interest, Taxes and Depreciation

Douglas Emmett has an EBITDA of 8.01.

2. Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM)

73.01% Payout Ratio

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation is a business development company specializing in investments in private middle-market companies. It invests through first lien, second lien, unitranche, and mezzanine debt financing, often with a corresponding equity investment. The fund prefers to invest in US and Canada. The fund seeks to invest in companies with an EBITDA between $5 million and $50 million.

Earnings per Share

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation’s trailing 12 months EPS is $1.04.

PE Ratio

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation’s trailing 12-month price-to-earnings ratio is 13.25. The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $13.25 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 10.68%.

Dividend Yield

Morningstar, Inc. has stated that the next dividend payment will be on October 27, 2022. The forward dividend rate for the year is estimated at 1.12, and the forward dividend yield estimated to be 8.42%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation’s stock is valued at $13.74 at 13:23 EST, under its 52-week high of $14.20 and way above its 52-week low of $11.02.

Volume

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation’s current volume is 31747, which is 35.73% lower than its usual volume of 49403.

3. Global Indemnity Group, LLC (GBLI)

68.03% Payout Ratio

Global Indemnity Group, LLC, through its subsidiaries, provides specialty property and casualty insurance and reinsurance products worldwide. It operates through Commercial Specialty; Farm, Ranch, & Stable; and Reinsurance Operations segments. The Commercial Specialty segment distributes property, general liability, casualty, and professional lines products. This segment sells its products through a network of wholesale general agents and program administrators. The Farm, Ranch, & Stable segment offers commercial farm auto and excess/umbrella coverage for the agriculture industry, as well as specialized insurance products for the equine mortality and equine major medical industry on an admitted basis through wholesalers and retail agents. The Reinsurance Operations segment provides offer third-party treaty reinsurance for casualty insurance and reinsurance companies, as well as professional liability products to companies through brokers. Global Indemnity Group, LLC was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Global Indemnity Group, LLC has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.47.

PE Ratio

Global Indemnity Group, LLC has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 16.1. Meaning,
the purchaser of the share is investing $16.1 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 3.28%.

Dividend Yield

As stated by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Oct 2, 2022, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 4.22%.

4. Wingstop (WING)

49.65% Payout Ratio

Wingstop Inc., together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates restaurants under the Wingstop brand name. Its restaurants offer classic wings, boneless wings, and tenders that are cooked-to-order, and hand-sauced and tossed in various flavors. As of June 30, 2020, the company operated and franchised 1,400 worldwide. Wingstop Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Earnings per Share

Wingstop’s trailing twelve-month EPS is $1.41.

PE Ratio

Wingstop’s trailing 12 months earnings to price ratio is 113.62 The purchaser of the shares is therefore investing $113.62 per dollar in annual earnings.