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Slept on Stocks Part 1

I know it can be hard to find good stocks to add to your portfolio so I did the work for you. Below you’ll see stocks that are worth adding to your portfolio no matter what strategy you are going for. The stocks below pay dividends and have been paying for 2+ years. This list varies a few heavy weights but do not discount the others. 

TickerNameYears Paying

Goldman Sachs (GSBD)

  • Market Value: $1.49B
  • Shares Outstanding: 102.78M
  • EPS (TTM): $0.89
  • P/E Ratio (TTM): 15.76
  • Dividend Yield:   12.88%
  • Latest Dividend: $0.45

Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. is a business development company specializing in middle market and mezzanine investment in private companies. It seeks to make capital appreciation through direct originations of secured debt, senior secured debt, and junior secured debt, including first lien, first lien/last-out unitranche and second lien debt, unsecured debt, including mezzanine debt and, to a lesser extent, investments in equities. The fund primarily invests in United States. It seeks to invest between $10 million and $75 million in companies with EBITDA between $5 million and $75 million annually.

Altria Group Inc. (MO)

  • Volume: 8.37M
  • Market Value: $82.17B
  • Shares Outstanding: 1.79B
  • EPS (TTM): $2.57
  • P/E Ratio (TTM): 17.85
  • Dividend Yield:   8.18%
  • Latest Dividend: $0.94

Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells smokeable and oral tobacco products in the United States. The company provides cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; cigars and pipe tobacco principally under the Black & Mild brand; and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen, Skoal, Red Seal, and Husky brands, as well as provides on! Oral nicotine pouches. It sells its tobacco products primarily to wholesalers, including distributors; and large retail organizations, such as chain stores. Altria Group, Inc. was founded in 1822 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW)

  • Volume: 16.02M
  • Market Value:    $6.6B
  • Shares Outstanding: 598M
  • EPS (TTM): $2.08
  • P/E Ratio (TTM:) 5.41
  • Dividend Yield:   10.28%
  • Latest Dividend: $0.29

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a self-advised real estate investment trust formed in 2003 to acquire and develop net-leased hospital facilities. From its inception in Birmingham, Alabama, the Company has grown to become one of the world’s largest owners of hospitals with 431 facilities and roughly 43,000 licensed beds in nine countries and across four continents on a pro forma basis. MPT’s financing model facilitates acquisitions and recapitalizations and allows operators of hospitals to unlock the value of their real estate assets to fund facility improvements, technology upgrades and other investments in operations.

Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR)

  • Volume: 38.54M
  • Market Value: $66.6B
  • Shares Outstanding: 3.72B
  • EPS (TTM): $5.21
  • P/E Ratio (TTM): 2.05
  • Dividend Yield:   59.48%
  • Latest Dividend: $0.17

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras explores for, produces, and sells oil and gas in Brazil and internationally. The company operates through Exploration and Production; Refining, Transportation and Marketing; Gas and Power; and Corporate and Other Businesses segments. It engages in prospecting, drilling, refining, processing, trading, and transporting crude oil from producing onshore and offshore oil fields, and shale or other rocks, as well as oil products, natural gas, and other liquid hydrocarbons. The Exploration and Production segment explores, develops, and produces crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas primarily for supplies to the domestic refineries. The Refining, Transportation and Marketing segment engages in the refining, logistics, transport, marketing, and trading of crude oil and oil products; exportation of ethanol; and extraction and processing of shale, as well as holding interests in petrochemical companies.

The Gas and Power segment is involved in the logistic and trading of natural gas and electricity; transportation and trading of LNG; generation of electricity through thermoelectric power plants; holding interests in transportation and distribution of natural gas; and fertilizer production and natural gas processing business. The Corporate and Other Businesses segment produces biodiesel and its co-products, and ethanol; and distributes oil products. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras was incorporated in 1953 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services LTD. (ZIM)

  • Volume: 4.24M
  • Market Value: $2.04B
  • Shares Outstanding: 120.05M
  • EPS (TTM): $49.09
  • P/E Ratio (TTM): 0.37
  • Dividend Yield:   153.18%
  • Latest Dividend: $2.95

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides container shipping and related services in Israel and internationally. It provides door-to-door and port-to-port transportation services for various types of customers, including end-users, consolidators, and freight forwarders. The company also offers ZIMonitor, a premium reefer cargo tracking service. As of December 31, 2021, it operated a fleet of 118 vessels, which included 110 container vessels and 8 vehicle transport vessels, of which four vessels were owned by it and 114 vessels are chartered-in; and network of 70 weekly lines. The company was incorporated in 1945 and is headquartered in Haifa, Israel.


Hello, my name is David and I have a passion for making money. But then again, who doesn't? I love the stock market because it gives you a chance to better yourself and your situation. My goal is to be financially free by the age of 55 so I can enjoy myself. Join me on my journey and learn a little bit along the way. Thanks for reading! DISCLAIMER – I am not a licensed tax advisor, lawyer or stock broker. I am simply a person who loves investing. Please consult a professional.

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