Top 5 Dividend Yield Stocks in Basic Materials Sector
By:NewsyStocks   Tuesday, August 02, 2021 10:08 AM



The basic material sector consists of companies engaged in the extraction and primary refinement of chemicals, metals, nonmetallic and construction materials; forest, wood and paper products; and containers and packaging products.

Today we did the research on the sector and tried to bring you the best dividend yield stocks from the industry. We have shortlisted the stock based on the dividend yield, 1-year return, and Price to Profit (POP).

1.)    Southern Copper Corp. (Nasdaq: SCCO) tops the list with a dividend yield of 6.56 percent. The company is an integrated copper producer. SCC produces copper, molybdenum, zinc and silver. The stock has given a 9.5 percent return in the last 1-year. The average 5-year historical earnings growth rate has been 1.30 percent for the company. Analysts have given a hold rating on the stock, which is currently trading at a discount of 21.36 percent. It has a POP of 9, and a beta of 1.5. The expected earnings growth rate for the next 3-5 years is 24.34 percent. The company has a 39.96 percent annual return on equity. SCCO last traded at $34.04, down 0.35 percent on Monday.

2.)    International Paper Co. (NYSE: IP) comes second in the list with a dividend yield of 3.54 percent. International Paper is a global paper and packaging company, with markets and manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. The stock has given a 23.3 percent return in the last 1-year. The average 5-year historical earnings growth rate has been 10.50 percent for the company. Analysts have given a buy rating on the stock, which is currently trading at a discount of 19.92 percent. It has a POP of 9, and a beta of 2.2. The expected earnings growth rate for the next 3-5 years is 5 percent. The company has a 9.39 percent annual return on equity. IP last traded at $29.56, down 0.47 percent.

3.)    El DuPont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE: DD) has a dividend yield of 3.19 percent. DuPont offers a range of products and services for markets, including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications, general industrial and transportation. The stock has given a 26.9 percent return in the last 1-year. The average 5-year historical earnings growth rate has been 5.30 percent for the company. Analysts have given a buy rating on the stock, which is currently trading at a discount of 19.28 percent. It has a POP of 12, and a beta of 1.4. The expected earnings growth rate for the next 3-5 years is 9.22 percent. The company has a 32.11 percent annual return on equity. DD last traded at $51.55, up 0.25 percent.

4.)    PPG Industries Inc. (NYSE: PPG) has a dividend yield of 2.71 percent. PPG has is a producer and supplier of protective and decorative coatings, optical and specialty materials, commodity chemicals, and glass. The stock has given a 22.3 percent return in the last 1-year. The average 5-year historical earnings growth rate has been 2.60 percent for the company. Analysts have given a buy rating on the stock, which is currently trading at a discount of 18.81 percent. It has a POP of 11, and a beta of 1.3. The expected earnings growth rate for the next 3-5 years is 9 percent. The company has a 22.96 percent annual return on equity. PPG last traded at $83.90, down 0.36 percent on Monday.

5.)    Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (NYSE: APD) is fifth on the list with a dividend yield of 2.61 percent. The company serves technology, energy, industrial, and healthcare customers globally with products, services, and solutions that include atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment, and services. The stock has given a 22.1 percent return in the last 1-year. The average 5-year historical earnings growth rate has been 10.20 percent for the company. Analysts have given a strong buy rating on the stock, which is currently trading at a discount of 16.72 percent. It has a POP of 14, and a beta of 1.1. The expected earnings growth rate for the next 3-5 years is 11.55 percent. The company has an 18.51 percent annual return on equity. APD last traded at $88.53. down 0.23 percent on Monday.


 

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