Raw Material dividend stocks with highest float short ratios originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Basic Material stocks were the worst performing stock category within the recent six month. The sector had a performance of -0.7 percent while the S&P 500 increased 15.27 percent.

The fear of an economic slowdown mainly caused by China's slowing growth is the main reason behind.

Investors can benefit from a falling stock price via short selling. Today I like to look at the basic material dividend stocks with the highest float short ratio. I excluded all companies with a market capitalization below USD 2 billion.

The top 20 results have a float short ratio between 6 percent and 32.62 percent. Eight of the results still have a current buy or better rating.

Here is the full table with some fundamentals:

20 Basic Material Dividend Stocks With Highest Float Short Ratio...

Take a closer look at the full list. The average P/E ratio amounts to 16.92 and forward P/E ratio is 12.39. The dividend yield has a value of 1.69 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.42 and price to sales ratio 1.40. The operating margin amounts to 11.67 percent and the beta ratio is 1.58. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 0.67.

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WNR, X, CLF, RES, SMG, WLK, NEU, TROX, CHK, AA, ALB, EXXI, TDW, HFC, LUFK, BRY, HP, INT, SIAL, PTEN

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