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Shares of Alstom SA (AOMFF) were trading around $45.5 on Friday. For the 52 weeks through May 10, the stock declined 1%, for a forward dividend yield of 13.53% versus the industry median of 2.2%.

GuruFocus rated the company’s financial strength 6 out of 10 and its profitability and growth 7 out of 10.

Wall Street issued an overweight recommendation rating with an average target price of $42.61 per share.

Alstom SA is a French provider of systems, equipment and services for worldwide transportation companies. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.69 billion, a price-earnings ratio of 12.79 versus the industry median of 17.65, a price-book ratio of 2.12 versus an industry median of 1.54. The price-sales ratio is 1.08 compared to the industry median of 1.07.

Shares are currently trading above the 200-, 100- and 50-day simple moving average lines. The 52-week range is $38.80 to $47.84.

The 14-day relative strength index is 74, suggesting the stock is approaching overbought levels.

Shares of Alliance Resource Partners LP (NASDAQ:ARLP) were trading around $18.5 on Friday. A 3% increase over the 52 weeks through May 10 gives a forward dividend yield of 11.59% compared to the industry median of 3.4%.

The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based coal producer has distributed dividends since November 1999. On May 15, Alliance Resource Partners will pay a 53-cent cash quarterly dividend to shareholders of record May 8.

The stock has a market cap of approximately $2.37 billion, a price-earnings ratio of 5 versus the industry median of 12.82, a price-book ratio of 1.72 versus the industry median of 1.65 and an EV-Ebitda ratio of 5.43 versus an industry median of 7.79.

GuruFocus issued a rating of 6 out of 10 for both the financial strength and for the profitability and growth of the company.

Wall Street issued a buy recommendation rating with an average target price of $24.25 per share, which reflects 31.2% upside from the share price at close on Friday.

The share price is currently below the 200-, 100- and 50-day simple moving average lines. The 52-week range is $16.5 to $20.99.

The 14-day relative strength index is 35, suggesting the stock is approaching oversold levels.

Telefônica Brasil SA (NYSE:VIV) was trading around $11.5 per share on Friday. For the past year through May 10, the stock declined 11%, pushing the forward dividend yield up to 7.08% compared to the industry median of 3.54%. Full story at Guru Focus

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