Enterprising Investor Screens – 7/2/09

These screens are for companies that may be suitable for the enterprising investor. The requirements of such an investor are that the company in question pass at least 4 of the following 5 tests:

  1. Sufficiently Strong Financial Condition, Part 1 – current ratio greater than 1.5
  2. Sufficiently Strong Financial Condition, Part 2 – Debt to Net Current Assets ratio less than 1.1
  3. Earnings Stability – positive earnings per share for at least 5 years
  4. Dividend Record – currently pays a dividend
  5. Earnings growth – EPSmg greater than 5 years ago

Here is this week’s list of 20 enterprising investor companies with a high dividend yield, with the yield listed:

  1. Teekay Tankers Limited (TNK) – 26.22%
  2. EV Energy Partners LP (EVEP) – 15.63%
  3. Williams Partners LP (WPZ) – 14.28%
  4. Hi Shear Technology Corp (HSR) – 12.20%
  5. Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited (NAT) – 10.89%
  6. National Resource Partners Units (NRP) – 10.38%
  7. Psychemedics Corp (PMD) – 10.04%
  8. Alliance Resource Partners LP (ARLP) – 9.11%
  9. Alliance Holdings GP LP (AHGP) – 8.76%
  10. Precision Drilling Trust Units (PDS) – 8.56%
  11. Wayside Technology Group Inc. (WSTG) – 8.56%
  12. Textainer Group Holdings Limited (TGH) – 8.30%
  13. B&G Foods Inc. (BGS) – 8.07%
  14. Great Northern Iron Ore Properties (GNI) – 8.05%
  15. NuStar Energy LP (NS) – 7.91%
  16. Western Gas Partners LP (WES) – 7.88%
  17. Suburban Propane Partners (SPH) – 7.67%
  18. RRSat Global Communications Network Limited (RRST) – 7.52%
  19. El Paso Pipeline Partners LP (EPB) – 7.41%
  20. International Shipholding Corp (ISH) – 7.29%

And here are 20 enterprising companies with low current P/E ratios, with the P/E ratio listed:

  1. EV Energy Partners LP (EVEP) – 1.31
  2. Friedman Industries Inc. (FRD) – 2.39
  3. Precision Drilling Trust Units (PDS) – 3.15
  4. Overseas Shipholding Group Inc (OSG) – 3.49
  5. Steris Corp (STE) – 4.05
  6. Alon USA Energy Inc. (ALJ) – 4.05
  7. Ensco International Inc (ESV) – 4.52
  8. Teekay Tankers Limited (TNK) – 4.54
  9. Air T Inc (AIRT) – 4.61
  10. International Shipholding Corp (ISH) – 4.67
  11. Noble Corp (NE) – 5.14
  12. Servotronics Inc. (SVT) – 5.50
  13. Tidewater Inc. (TDW) – 5.51
  14. Olin Corp (OLN) – 5.67
  15. Knightsbridge Tankers Ltd (VLCCF) – 6.11
  16. Textainer Group Holdings Limited (TGH) – 6.39
  17. Great Northern Iron Ore Properties (GNI) – 6.45
  18. Skywest Inc. (SKYW) – 6.55
  19. Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) – 6.59
  20. Helmerich & Payne Inc. (HP) – 6.71

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