5 Value Stocks with High Dividend Yields

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In this article, we discuss 5 value stocks with high dividend yields. If you want to check out more stocks in this list, see 10 Value Stocks with High Dividend Yields

5. Dynex Capital, Inc. (NYSE:DX)

Dividend Yield as of May 11: 9.60%

P/E Ratio as of May 11: 6.90

Number of Hedge Fund Holders: 4

Dynex Capital, Inc. (NYSE:DX) is a Virginia-based mortgage real estate investment trust that deals in leveraged mortgage-backed securities in the United States. Most of Dynex Capital, Inc. (NYSE:DX)’s securities are sponsored by US government agencies or entities like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. 

On April 12, Dynex Capital, Inc. (NYSE:DX) declared a $0.13 per share monthly dividend, in line with previous. The dividend was distributed on May 2, to shareholders of the company as of April 22. Dynex Capital, Inc. (NYSE:DX)’s dividend yield on May 11 stood at 9.60%. 

JonesTrading analyst Jason Stewart on April 28 reiterated a Buy recommendation on Dynex Capital, Inc. (NYSE:DX) but lowered the firm’s price target on the shares to $19 from $20. The company’s Q1 book value was “strong” and its leverage will keep on increasing through 2022 as it deploys “dry powder into a wider spread environment”, the analyst told investors in a research note. He cut the price target on Dynex Capital, Inc. (NYSE:DX) shares to account for the “high degree of macro uncertainty”, but said that it still represents a 40% total return opportunity.

Billionaire Ken Griffin’s Citadel Investment Group is the largest shareholder of Dynex Capital, Inc. (NYSE:DX) as of Q4 2021, with 86,657 shares worth $1.4 million. Overall, 4 hedge funds placed long bets on the stock at the end of the December quarter. 

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