Friday, April 16, 2010

Earnings Surprise Stocks (and Low Priced, Pay Dividends)

So what is an earnings surprise stock, you might ask? It is a company that has exceeded its (or missed its) earnings estimate by a certain percentage. has turned up a list of stocks that exceeded their estimates by more than 20%. In addition, all these stocks pay dividends and sell for less than $10 per share. Shown below is the earnings surprise, the yield, and recent price.

Cogdell Spencer Inc. (CSA) +166.67% yield: 5.01% $7.97

Bank Mutual Corporation (BKMU) +100.00% yield: 3.96% $7.17

Advance America, Cash Advance Centers (AEA) +77.78% yield: 3.81% $6.71

Cedar Shopping Centers Inc (CDR) +74.07% yield: 4.35% $7.84

EarthLink, Inc. (ELNK) +57.14% yield: 6.40% $8.64

Inland Real Estate Corporation (IRC) +45.83% yield: 5.80% $9.35

BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) +29.63% yield: 3.66% $6.50

Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) +27.66% yield: 9.23% $3.16

Resource Capital Corp. (RSO) +21.43% yield: 14.03% $6.79

If you like interesting stock lists like this, you should check out all the lists, especially the high dividend lists, at

Author does not own any of the above.


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