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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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AI Arlington Asset Investment 26.57 3.50 13.2% -0.5% -2.8% 5.1%
ARP Atlas Resource Partners 16.82 2.36 14.0% -3.2% -13.4% -16.7%
ARR ARMOUR Residential REIT 4.02 0.60 14.9% 0.0% -0.7% -9.0%
AT Atlantic Power 2.24 0.37 16.5% -2.2% -3.0% -56.0%
BCOM B Communications  19.91 3.88 19.5% -1.5% 0.5% -12.9%
BSMX Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. 12.78 3.81 29.8% -0.1% -5.3% -7.2%
CETV Central European Media Enterprises 2.25 2.60 115.6% -4.3% -6.6% -64.7%
CGA China Green Agriculture 2.24 0.40 17.9% -3.4% -0.4% -50.0%
CHKR Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust 10.11 2.32 22.9% -0.5% -3.8% -30.1%
CIG Companhia Energ 6.13 0.76 12.4% 0.7% -4.5% -14.3%
CLV Cliffs Natural Resources 8.86 1.75 19.8% 5.0% -32.2% -59.9%
CVRR CVR Refining 24.29 3.84 15.8% 0.1% 6.3% -6.8%
CYS CYS Investments 8.92 1.20 13.5% -0.4% 4.4% 0.8%
DRYS DryShips 1.91 0.76 39.8% -9.5% -33.2% -38.2%
EARN Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT 17.77 2.20 12.4% -0.4% 4.0% 12.5%
ECT ECA Marcellus Trust I 5.20 1.12 21.5% -0.2% -9.7% -47.8%
EFC Ellington Financial 22.65 3.08 13.6% 0.3% -0.6% -4.8%
EROC Eagle Rock Energy Partners 3.34 0.60 18.0% -1.2% -5.6% -57.0%
GNI Great Northern Iron Ore Properties 18.82 10.40 55.3% -1.5% -32.5% -73.7%
HMG HMG/Courtland Properties 15.24 4.00 26.2% 0.3% -4.7% -28.5%
INTX Intersections 3.64 0.80 22.0% -1.1% -7.4% -58.4%
JMI JAVELIN Mortgage Investment 12.56 1.80 14.3% -1.8% 0.7% 1.1%
KCAP KCAP Financial 7.54 1.00 13.3% -0.7% -10.2% -14.0%
KKR Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. 21.37 2.68 12.5% -2.3% -4.2% -7.9%
KOSS Koss 1.70 0.24 14.1% -4.5% -19.4% -67.1%
MSB Mesabi Trust 20.02 3.52 17.6% -0.4% -1.1% -4.3%
MTGE American Capital Mortgage Investment 19.84 2.60 13.1% -0.3% -0.1% -4.5%
MTR Mesa Royalty Trust 30.81 5.52 17.9% -2.2% -5.7% 37.0%
MVO MV Oil Trust 22.89 3.58 15.6% -4.5% -9.9% -16.5%
MX MagnaChip Semiconductor 10.33 1.87 18.1% -3.0% -15.9% -55.5%
NPD China Nepstar Chain Drugstore 1.76 0.30 17.0% -4.3% -13.3% -8.8%
NYMT New York Mortgage Trust 7.65 1.08 14.1% 0.1% -2.8% 18.2%
OAKS Five Oaks Investment 11.11 1.50 13.5% -1.4% 2.5% -8.0%
PER SandRidge Permian Trust 9.40 2.53 26.9% -2.6% -10.0% -39.6%
PRSC Providence Service 39.89 21.31 53.4% -1.8% -13.0% 36.5%
PVG Pretium Resources 5.15 1.56 30.3% -6.7% -3.4% 53.3%
RNDY Roundys 3.11 0.48 15.4% 0.3% 0.6% -66.5%
RNO Rhino Resource Partners 4.46 1.78 39.9% -9.0% -62.6% -66.4%
RSO Resource Capital 5.12 0.80 15.6% -1.9% -2.7% -15.4%
SDR Sandridge Mississippian Trust II 5.42 1.94 35.8% -2.9% -14.0% -63.5%
SDRL SeaDrill 23.70 4.00 16.9% -3.4% -16.5% -49.1%
SDT SandRidge Mississippian Trust I 4.03 1.43 35.5% -0.2% -6.7% -72.4%
SFUN SouFun 10.38 2.00 19.3% -2.1% 7.0% -4.9%
TEU Box Ships 1.14 0.24 21.1% -2.6% -7.3% -70.5%
TICC TICC Capital 8.63 1.16 13.4% 0.3% -5.1% -14.0%
VIP VimpelCom 5.99 0.90 15.0% 0.2% -24.7% -56.5%
VOC VOC Energy Trust 10.87 1.48 13.6% -3.7% -23.6% -36.7%
WHX Whiting USA Trust I 2.63 2.24 85.2% 0.0% 5.6% -49.3%
WHZ Whiting USA Trust II 11.70 3.31 28.3% 0.3% -4.6% -16.2%
WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital 14.67 2.80 19.1% -0.8% -2.9% -12.4%
Summary Table Price Dividend Yield 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all highest dividend paying stocks - - 24.0% -1.7% -8.3% -25.8%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - - -0.9% -4.1% 6.4%



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