High Yield Stocks 2012

High Yield Stocks 2012

The following article discusses some high yield stocks. 2012 is going to be a year of quiet growth, as the world battles through economic recession, but there are still excellent opportunities to make money through stocks. To know more about some of the predicted high yield stocks in 2012, read on...
WealthHow Staff
This decade is on the verge of changing several things. Crude oil, telecommunications, software, steel and several other stocks that pay high dividends, have remained on quite a positive note in the stock markets, plus there are several industries which would be shifting into a higher gear in the following decade. These include eco-friendly products, agricultural industry and related industry, where profit is derived from natural resources. The high yield stocks 2012 are companies which would be focusing more on using alternative resources, recycling and eco-friendly resources. Banking and pharmaceuticals would remain the top payers. The words 'high yield' basically indicate that these stocks are high dividend yield stocks. Thus, it must be noted that though overall performance of the company matters, the highest yielding stocks also need favorable management and a policy that gives out good dividend. Note that rise in the dividend price of a share is not your only motive, you should carry out stock investing with a pretty handsome profit margin.

To get the highest dividend paying stocks, you have to consider 3 principle features:
  • First off, check what the company does and what is the current and projected revenue. Explore all the possible avenues from which the company drives its revenue.
  • Next, check the current, historic and future forecast of the stock cost and decide when to buy it.
  • Third, check the entire history of the company's dividend issuing policy.
High Yield Stocks List

Here are some leads to high yield stocks 2012...

Crude Oil
The crude oil industry is experiencing some substantial changes as not only the prices are rising but the crude oil, which has entered a 'drought' stage is slowly finishing up and the wells are running dry. At the same time the revenue and demand for crude oil has substantially increased. Thus shares of all the crude oil companies could prove to be amongst the few high dividend stocks 2012.
( Stocks to look out : Chevron Corporation, Royal Dutch Shell plc, Exxon Mobil Corporation, BP plc, Suncor Energy Inc.)

Telecommunications and Electronics
Telecommunications and electronics are some of the biggest supports for almost all the businesses across the globe, not to mention the huge volume of domestic use. There are several electronic and telecommunication companies that have projected some of the best revenues and are projected to be one of the best investments for 2012. ( Stocks to look out: Intel Corporation, Apple, Sony, Dell, General Electric, Texas Instruments Incorporated)

Steel and Engineering
Most of the mechanisms in the world are undergoing substantial change and new technologies are being included in almost all the manufacturing processes. At the same time, in the African and southeast Asian economies, which are undergoing substantial expansion, an enormous demand for steel has been generated. Same is the case for engineering products.
( Stocks to lookout for : POSCO, Nippon Steel, United States Steel Corporation, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics Corporation, Honeywell International Inc., United Technologies Corporation, Goodrich Corporation)

Pharmaceuticals
The pharmaceuticals industry never feels the drop in the demand for their products and there is always a substantial revenue on the charts, making these stocks as one of the good investments for 2012. Apart from that, spreading education among several developing nations, new types of medication, without any side effects is also gaining popularity.
( Stocks to look out : Pfizer Incorporated, Merck & Co, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Laboratories, Novartis AG, Akorn Inc.)

Consumer Products
Again, just like the pharmaceutical industry, consumer industry also always shows a good yield projection. The reason is that the revenue that the generated revenue is very steady and also substantial. If the company is food oriented then the inward cash flow is also terrific.
( Stocks to look out : Kraft Foods, McDonald's, Wal-Mart Stores, Altria, Coca Cola, Procter & Gamble, Church & Dwight Co. Inc., Colgate-Palmolive Company, Dollar Tree Inc., Costco Wholesale Corporation)

Though some names, avenues and sectors for investments and stocks that pay dividends have been suggested, they are not conclusive. Make a proper study of all the different dividend projections and stock predictions for 2012, in order to ensure that you invest in the best possible channel and also get the best yield. Bear in mind that the aforementioned are just some information resources for reference. Good luck.