Wall Street's Most Accurate Analysts Say Hold These 3 Consumer Stocks With Over 8% Dividend Yields

During times of turbulence and uncertainty in the markets, many investors turn to dividend-yielding stocks. These are often companies that have high free cash flows and reward shareholders with a high dividend payout.

Benzinga readers can review the latest analyst takes on their favorite stocks by visiting our Analyst Stock Ratings page. Traders can sort through Benzinga’s extensive database of analyst ratings, including by analyst accuracy. Here’s a look at the most recent high-yield dividend stock ratings from the most accurate Wall Street analysts, according to Benzinga’s Analyst Stock Ratings.

Below are the ratings of the most accurate analysts for three high-yielding stocks in the consumer discretionary sector.

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG)

  • Dividend Yield: 12.86%
  • Deutsche Bank analyst Krisztina Katai maintained a Hold rating and cut the price target from $13 to $10 on Dec. 6, 2022. This analyst has an accuracy rate of 70%.
  • Piper Sandler analyst Peter Keith maintained a Neutral rating and slashed the price target from $25 to $15 on Dec. 2, 2022. This analyst has an accuracy rate of 77%.
  • Recent News: Big Lots reported a fourth-quarter sales decline Thursday of 10.9% year-on-year to $1.543 billion, missing the consensus of $1.55 billion.

Camping World Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CWH)

  • Dividend Yield: 11.39%
  • BMO Capital analyst Gerrick Johnson maintained a Market Perform rating and cut the price target from $30 to $26 on Feb. 23, 2023. This analyst has an accuracy rate of 63%.
  • Truist Securities analyst Michael Swartz maintained a Hold rating and slashed the price target from $30 to $25 on Sept. 23, 2022. This analyst has an accuracy rate of 79%.
  • Recent News: Camping World entered into agreement to acquire All Seasons RV Yuba City, California.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS)

  • Dividend Yield: 8.53%
  • Citigroup analyst Paul Lejuez maintained a Neutral rating and cut the price target from $29 to $26 on March 3, 2023. This analyst has an accuracy rate of 67%.
  • Gordon Haskett analyst Chuck Grom downgraded the stock from Accumulate to Hold with a price target of $30 on July 7, 2022. This analyst has an accuracy rate of 69%.
  • Recent News: Kohl’s reported a fourth-quarter operating loss of $(302) million versus an income of $450 million last year.

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