5 Best High Yield Stocks To Buy Now

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In this article we discuss 5 Best High Yield Stocks To Buy Now. If you want to read our detailed analysis of the best performing high yield stocks, go directly to 10 Best High Yield Stocks To Buy Now.

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5. Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc (NYSE: APAM)

Dividend Yield: 5.78%

Payout Ratio: 82.06%

Wisconsin-based Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc (NYSE: APAM) offers investment management services to businesses, mutual funds and various pooled investment vehicles. It also provides equity investment advice and fixed income strategies. Earlier in February, the company posted its Q4 non-GAAP EPS of $1.06, beating the Wall Street estimates by $0.05. GAAP EPS in the period totaled $1.15, above the consensus by $0.13. Revenue in the period jumped 25% to reach $261.1 million, beating the analysts’ forecasts by $4.77 million.

A total of 26 hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish APAM at the end of the September quarter, up from 21 funds a quarter earlier.

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