QR Energy LP (QRE) has been named as a Top 10 dividend paying energy stock, according to Dividend Channel, which published its weekly ''DividendRank'' report. The report noted that among energy companies, QRE shares displayed both attractive valuation metrics and strong profitability metrics. For example, the recent QRE share price of $16.96 represents a price-to-book ratio of 1.5 and an annual dividend yield of 11.50% — by comparison, the average energy stock in Dividend Channel's coverage universe yields 4.8% and trades at a price-to-book ratio of 2.7. The report also cited the strong quarterly dividend history at QR Energy LP, and favorable long-term multi-year growth rates in key fundamental data points.
QRE Added as Top 10 Energy Dividend Stock With 11.50% Yield
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