The Hunt For Yield

This is a guest post by Adam Hejl from simplywall.st. The article does not reflect the opinion of Sure Dividend.

Finding quality high yielding stocks can be challenging – in this article we will hunt down and select a pair of potential high dividend yield candidates and compare them side-by-side.

Initial selection & Business Overview

We have selected all stocks paying a dividend of 4% or better, and which meet a number of qualifying metrics.  The top 4 candidates are listed below:

Top 4 Comparison

Of our top 4 candidates, we have selected Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASX) and Computer Programs and Systems (CPSI) for further consideration.

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering is the US ADR of the Taiwan headquartered ASE Group; the world’s largest provider of independent semiconductor manufacturing assembly and testing services. Essentially the ASE group provides outsourced semiconductor manufacturing, assembly, testing and packaging on behalf of integrated circuit designers.

Computer Programs and Systems. is a US provider of healthcare information technology solutions for rural and community hospitals.  The company has over 650 client hospitals in 46 states and the District of Columbia.  Computer Programs and Systems offers its services via the Evident and TruBridge brands. Evident offers an integrated Electronic Health Record (referred to as EHR) solution, while TruBridge is a services provider that delivers business, consulting and managed IT services.

Dividend metrics

We have analyzed a series of criteria to assess the dividend paying power of these companies.  Criteria analyzed include dividend yield, a peer group comparison, dividend consistency, and sustainability.

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Both Advanced Semiconductor Engineering and Computer Programs and Systems score highly across all metrics, with Advanced Semiconductor Engineering currently yielding 5.0% and Computer Programs and Systems 4.6%.

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