Saturday, May 02, 2015

Top Yielding Microcap Stocks Paying Over 7%

Investors that like to do a little speculating with microchip stocks are always looking for ways to offset the risk. One way to do that is by finding stocks that pay dividends, especially those with high dividends. The dividends return your capital faster, and every time you receive a dividend, your money at risk is reduced. Here is a selection of the top yielding stocks with low market caps.

The Female Health Company (FHCO) has a market cap of $85 million and a very generous yield of 9.3%. This producer of health products for women trades at 49 times trailing earnings and 15 times forward earnings. The company just reported that net revenues increased 153% to $11.0 million and gross profit rose 168% to $6.4 million in second quarter.Also, diluted earnings per share were $0.09 in first half of fiscal year 2015 as compared to $0.06 in the first half of fiscal year 2014, a 50% increase.

Concurrent Computer Corporation (CCUR) pays a yield of 7.8% with a market cap of $58 million. This multi-screen video software and hardware company has a trailing price to earnings ratio of 3.4. The company reported net income of $784 thousand, or $0.09 per share, in the third quarter of fiscal 2015, compared with a net loss of $571 thousand, or $0.06 per diluted share, in the previous quarter.

Educational Development Corporation (EDUC) is another high yielder, at 8.0%. This trade publisher of the line of educational children’s books has a low market cap of $17 million. The stock trades at 39 times earnings. The company reported historic record net revenues for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2015.

Electro Rent (ELRC), a renter of electronic test and measurement equipment, pays a yield of 7.0%. The market cap is $260 million, with a trailing PE of 16 and a forward PE of 15.

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Disclosure: Author didn't own any of the above at the time the article was written.


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