Ten Crazy-Cheap Stocks With Dividend Yields Above 3%

The warning first: each of these stocks – with a PE ratio of less than 10, and a dividend yield of 3% or more -- is cheap for a reason. There’s plenty of risk here.

Defense contractors Northrop (NOC), General Dynamics (GD) and Raytheon (RTN) face a future without the government spending for two wars.

NOC PE Ratio TTM Chart

NOC PE Ratio TTM data by YCharts

The oil companies, ConocoPhillips (COP) and Chevron (CVX), face increasing costs to extract oil and gas around the world, but abundant supplies, for now, that are likely to dampen prices and thus profits. And with a slack world economy, demand is weak.

COP PE Ratio TTM Chart

COP PE Ratio TTM data by YCharts

Tech companies Seagate (STX), Dell (DELL), Corning (GLW) and Intel (INTC) are each on the wrong side of some major swing in technology spending.

STX PE Ratio TTM Chart

STX PE Ratio TTM data by YCharts

And JPMorgan (JPM) is a big messy bank, carrying loads of risk and lacking a history of being any good at extracting industry-leading profits from its franchise.

STX PE Ratio TTM Chart

STX PE Ratio TTM data by YCharts

So, yield junkies, you’ve been warned. But a quick dialing of the YCharts Stock Screener on PE ratio and dividend yield can give you a list more suited to your risk appetite. You can also check payout ratios, cash flows and balance sheet strength.



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