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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, its 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 ten highest dividend yielding Dow stocks that make up the Dogs of the Dow.

Highest Dividend Paying Stocks Table Description: The following table lists the 50 highest dividend paying stocks (available on major US stock exchanges). The table includes and can be sorted on: 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 19.10 3.50 18.3% 1.0% -2.4% -26.8%
AMID American Midstream Partners 11.88 1.89 15.9% -7.0% -26.1% -60.2%
ARP Atlas Resource Partners 3.95 1.30 32.9% -2.5% -36.9% -80.4%
ARR ARMOUR Residential REIT 2.84 0.50 17.4% 0.4% 1.1% -32.5%
BBEP Breitburn Energy Partners 3.03 0.50 16.5% -7.8% -36.3% -85.7%
CHKR Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust 5.77 1.56 27.0% -4.5% -19.3% -49.3%
CIM Chimera Investment 14.23 1.92 13.5% 0.9% 3.8% -10.2%
CLF Cliffs Natural Resources 2.52 0.60 23.8% -4.9% -41.8% -85.6%
CLV Cliffs Natural Resources 2.53 1.75 69.2% -3.4% -43.1% -84.3%
CMLP Crestwood Midstream Partners 9.99 1.64 16.4% -3.6% -10.8% -54.1%
CTCM CTC Media 1.88 0.70 37.2% 1.1% -17.2% -80.6%
CVRR CVR Refining 20.69 3.04 14.7% 1.3% 13.1% -19.4%
CYS CYS Investments 7.76 1.12 14.4% 0.4% 0.4% -12.6%
EARN Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT 13.98 2.20 15.7% 0.4% -2.1% -14.2%
ECT ECA Marcellus Trust I 2.28 0.34 14.9% -2.6% -20.8% -68.0%
EFC Ellington Financial 18.26 2.60 14.2% -1.7% -1.4% -23.0%
EMES Emerge Energy Services 23.28 4.00 17.2% -8.6% -35.5% -78.2%
EROC Eagle Rock Energy Partners 1.91 0.28 14.7% -5.9% -23.6% -57.1%
EVEP EV Energy Partners 9.83 2.00 20.3% -1.5% -14.0% -73.2%
FXCM FXCM 1.10 0.24 21.8% 0.0% -24.1% -91.9%
JMI JAVELIN Mortgage Investment 7.10 1.08 15.2% 1.0% -0.3% -45.8%
KCAP KCAP Financial 5.17 0.84 16.2% -0.4% -13.5% -34.5%
LINE Linn Energy 4.04 1.25 30.9% -15.1% -54.7% -86.6%
LNCO Linn Co 3.90 1.25 32.1% -11.6% -58.7% -86.6%
MBT Mobile Telesystems OJSC 8.20 1.42 17.3% 1.2% -16.2% -54.3%
MCEP Mid-Con Energy Partners 3.12 0.50 16.0% -10.1% -37.6% -86.4%
MEMP Memorial Production Partners 10.44 2.20 21.1% -4.8% -29.7% -53.9%
MUX McEwen Mining 0.73 0.10 13.7% 6.6% -23.9% -74.4%
NMM Navios Maritime Partners 10.33 1.77 17.1% -3.1% -3.5% -47.4%
NSLP New Source Energy Partners 1.43 0.80 55.9% -0.7% -66.5% -94.3%
NTI Northern Tier Energy 25.00 4.32 17.3% 0.9% 5.2% 0.2%
NYMT New York Mortgage Trust 7.48 1.08 14.4% -1.3% 0.0% -0.9%
OAKS Five Oaks Investment 7.58 1.20 15.8% 2.0% -9.2% -31.5%
ORIG Ocean Rig UDW 3.84 0.76 19.8% -3.5% -25.1% -78.0%
PER SandRidge Permian Trust 7.06 2.56 36.3% -6.2% -5.6% -44.3%
PMT PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust 17.76 2.44 13.7% 1.1% 1.9% -17.0%
PSEC Prospect Capital 7.13 1.00 14.0% -0.3% -3.3% -32.8%
RAS RAIT Financial Trust 5.24 0.72 13.7% -10.0% -14.2% -31.9%
RESI Altisource Residential 16.46 2.20 13.4% -0.8% -2.3% -29.0%
ROYT Pacific Coast Oil Trust 3.09 0.51 16.5% -3.7% -23.1% -70.5%
RSO Resource Capital 3.58 0.64 17.9% 1.7% -7.5% -35.0%
SDLP Seadrill Partners 12.86 2.27 17.7% -1.5% 4.2% -60.3%
SDT SandRidge Mississippian Trust I 4.41 1.32 29.9% -5.6% 2.6% -34.7%
SXCP Suncoke Energy Partners 16.52 2.33 14.1% -2.1% -3.4% -47.5%
SXE Southcross Energy Partners 10.41 1.60 15.4% 0.8% -6.2% -52.0%
TAL TAL 19.80 2.88 14.5% -13.7% -37.3% -55.2%
TICC TICC Capital 6.29 1.16 18.4% 0.6% -6.4% -33.9%
TKC Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS 11.48 1.71 14.9% 0.3% -0.1% -29.7%
UAN CVR Partners 12.86 1.80 14.0% 1.5% 1.8% -24.4%
WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital 13.87 2.56 18.5% -5.5% -6.1% 2.0%
Summary Table Price Dividend Yield 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all highest dividend paying stocks - - 20.4% -2.6% -15.5% -49.2%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - - -0.3% 0.4% 6.8%




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