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Highest Dividend Paying Stocks  


Dividend Yield Definition: Dividend yield (sometimes referred to as the dividend yield ratio) is simply the annual dividend per share divided by the stock price. While the annual dividend per share could be calculated by summing the most recent four quarters of regular dividend payments, investors usually calculate the dividend yield using the most recent quarterly dividend payment and multiply that by four to get what is referred to as the forward annual dividend. For example, if General Electric (GE) paid out $0.17 per share during the most recent quarter, the forward annual dividend would be $0.68 ($0.17 times four). If General Electric's stock price was $19.42, it's dividend yield would be 3.5% ($0.68 divided by $19.42). Generally speaking, the dividend yield is used as a valuation measure with a stock having a low dividend yield relative to its peers being overvalued and a stock having a high dividend yield relative to its peers being considered undervalued. For example, a relatively high dividend yield is required to be included as one of the Dogs of the Dow.

Highest Dividend Paying Stocks Table Decription: The following table lists the 50 highest dividend paying stocks (available on major US stock exchanges). The table includes: company ticker symbol, company name, stock price, most recent dividend payment, and dividend yield as well as the stock's one-day, one-month, and 12-month percent change. For summary statistics of these 50 highest dividend paying stocks as well as how they compare to the Dow, simply scroll down to view the summary table. This table is updated every day after the close.


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Symbol Company Price Dividend Yield 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
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MTGE American Capital Mortgage Investment 19.70 2.60 13.2% -0.3% 4.7% 1.4%
AI Arlington Asset Investment 27.29 3.50 12.8% 0.6% 7.4% 10.6%
ARR ARMOUR Residential REIT 3.97 0.60 15.1% -0.7% 3.1% -2.2%
AT Atlantic Power 2.23 0.37 16.6% -0.9% -6.3% -50.0%
ARP Atlas Resource Partners 16.36 2.36 14.4% -1.0% -15.9% -19.6%
BCOM B Communications  19.89 3.88 19.5% -3.3% 3.1% 17.3%
TEU Box Ships 1.09 0.24 22.0% -4.4% -9.2% -71.4%
CETV Central European Media Enterprises 2.46 2.60 105.7% 2.9% 9.3% -12.8%
CHKR Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust 10.43 2.32 22.2% 0.5% -1.7% -19.0%
CGA China Green Agriculture 2.09 0.40 19.1% -2.8% 5.6% -47.4%
NPD China Nepstar Chain Drugstore 1.78 0.30 16.9% -3.8% -14.0% -1.1%
CLV Cliffs Natural Resources 10.23 1.75 17.1% 6.6% -8.7% -54.3%
CIG Companhia Energ 5.92 0.76 12.8% 1.5% -5.0% -15.4%
CVRR CVR Refining 24.34 3.84 15.8% -0.7% 4.6% -0.4%
CYS CYS Investments 8.95 1.20 13.4% 0.9% 8.6% 4.9%
DRYS DryShips 1.52 0.76 50.0% 3.4% -38.5% -44.1%
EROC Eagle Rock Energy Partners 3.44 0.60 17.4% 3.9% -3.4% -45.4%
ECT ECA Marcellus Trust I 5.13 1.12 21.8% -0.4% -6.7% -48.2%
EFC Ellington Financial 22.74 3.08 13.5% 0.2% 2.3% -0.4%
OAKS Five Oaks Investment 11.18 1.50 13.4% 1.5% 6.5% -6.1%
GNI Great Northern Iron Ore Properties 21.80 10.40 47.7% 0.6% 2.8% -69.4%
BSMX Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. 13.61 3.81 28.0% 1.5% 0.6% -2.1%
HMG HMG/Courtland Properties 13.75 4.00 29.1% -3.5% -16.7% -41.6%
INTX Intersections 3.99 0.80 20.1% 0.3% 3.9% -53.6%
JMI JAVELIN Mortgage Investment 12.72 1.80 14.2% 0.1% 5.9% 7.7%
KCAP KCAP Financial 7.56 1.00 13.2% -0.7% -9.0% -12.3%
KKR Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. 21.43 2.68 12.5% -3.7% -3.9% -6.7%
KOSS Koss 1.40 0.24 17.1% 1.4% -32.0% -72.4%
LRE LRR Energy 16.12 1.99 12.3% -1.4% -10.1% -3.2%
MX MagnaChip Semiconductor 10.71 1.87 17.5% -2.7% -8.5% -44.0%
MTR Mesa Royalty Trust 30.60 5.52 18.0% -0.5% -12.2% 34.9%
MSB Mesabi Trust 18.46 3.52 19.1% -0.8% -3.3% -19.8%
MVO MV Oil Trust 23.38 3.58 15.3% -0.8% -10.6% -13.6%
NYMT New York Mortgage Trust 7.79 1.08 13.9% 0.6% 7.7% 22.3%
NKA Niska Gas Storage Partners 7.27 1.40 19.3% -36.3% -41.7% -55.0%
PVG Pretium Resources 4.72 1.56 33.1% -5.8% -9.2% 39.2%
PRSC Providence Service 43.54 21.31 48.9% 1.8% -10.0% 45.5%
RSO Resource Capital 5.27 0.80 15.2% 1.3% 8.2% -13.3%
RNDY Roundys 3.24 0.48 14.8% -1.2% 8.4% -65.0%
SDT SandRidge Mississippian Trust I 4.01 1.43 35.7% -2.4% -3.1% -67.7%
SDR Sandridge Mississippian Trust II 5.21 1.94 37.2% -1.3% -17.2% -55.1%
PER SandRidge Permian Trust 9.60 2.53 26.4% 0.1% -1.1% -32.8%
SDRL SeaDrill 22.68 4.00 17.6% -0.9% -15.2% -51.5%
SFUN SouFun 9.37 2.00 21.3% 2.7% -5.8% -6.1%
TICC TICC Capital 8.72 1.16 13.3% 0.6% -1.2% -13.7%
VIP VimpelCom 6.42 0.90 14.0% 3.5% -11.1% -55.9%
VOC VOC Energy Trust 9.28 1.48 15.9% -1.4% -26.2% -40.4%
WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital 15.01 2.80 18.7% 1.0% 1.6% -8.0%
WHX Whiting USA Trust I 2.56 2.24 87.5% 2.8% -3.4% -51.4%
WHZ Whiting USA Trust II 11.77 3.31 28.1% -1.1% -3.6% -11.8%
Summary Table Price Dividend Yield 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all highest dividend paying stocks - - 23.6% -0.8% -5.4% -22.4%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - - 1.3% 0.9% 10.1%



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