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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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CETV Central European Media Enterprises 2.44 2.60 106.6% -1.6% -4.3% -43.9%
WHX Whiting USA Trust I 2.25 1.87 83.1% 2.7% -14.4% -45.7%
PRSC Providence Service 46.19 21.31 46.1% 1.4% 16.0% 72.1%
GNI Great Northern Iron Ore Properties 24.36 10.00 41.1% 2.4% 22.9% -65.5%
OIBR Oi 0.64 0.24 37.4% -4.2% 3.2% -56.1%
OIBR-C Oi 0.66 0.24 36.4% -3.6% 3.4% -59.5%
TWGP Tower Group 1.90 0.66 34.7% -5.5% -12.0% -86.6%
SDR Sandridge Mississippian Trust II 6.38 1.94 30.4% -0.5% -19.7% -52.2%
SDT SandRidge Mississippian Trust I 5.18 1.43 27.6% -0.6% -17.9% -59.0%
HMG HMG/Courtland Properties 15.25 4.00 26.2% 0.0% 9.1% -23.8%
BSMX Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. 14.64 3.81 26.0% -2.8% 7.6% 7.3%
CHKR Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust 10.32 2.58 25.0% -3.6% -8.9% -24.1%
INTX Intersections 3.57 0.80 22.4% 2.0% -0.8% -61.0%
PER SandRidge Permian Trust 11.64 2.53 21.7% 0.4% -8.1% -20.1%
PVG Pretium Resources 7.21 1.56 21.6% -2.8% 4.9% -14.6%
WHZ Whiting USA Trust II 12.60 2.68 21.3% 2.2% -2.7% -2.1%
ECT ECA Marcellus Trust I 6.56 1.34 20.4% -2.8% -6.8% -34.3%
BCOM B Communications  20.05 3.88 19.4% 0.5% 9.6% 51.4%
TEU Box Ships 1.36 0.24 17.6% -2.2% -1.4% -67.8%
WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital 15.23 2.68 17.6% 0.2% 11.9% -2.4%
CVRR CVR Refining 24.46 3.84 15.7% 1.9% -2.9% -10.1%
MX MagnaChip Semiconductor 11.93 1.87 15.7% -3.2% -13.3% -41.7%
RSO Resource Capital 5.42 0.80 14.8% 0.6% -1.3% -6.9%
ARR ARMOUR Residential REIT 4.23 0.60 14.2% 0.0% 0.7% 1.2%
EROC Eagle Rock Energy Partners 4.34 0.60 13.8% 0.0% -0.7% -29.4%
ROYT Pacific Coast Oil Trust 11.52 1.59 13.8% -2.2% 9.3% -36.6%
ALDW Alon USA Partners 20.02 2.76 13.8% 3.1% 13.2% 26.4%
NYMT New York Mortgage Trust 7.90 1.08 13.7% -1.0% 3.4% 30.8%
CYS CYS Investments 9.39 1.28 13.6% -0.4% 5.0% 22.3%
JMI JAVELIN Mortgage Investment 13.26 1.80 13.6% 0.0% 1.5% 6.3%
RNO Rhino Resource Partners 13.37 1.78 13.3% -0.2% -1.1% 5.8%
OAKS Five Oaks Investment 11.37 1.50 13.2% -0.1% 1.8% 9.5%
RNDY Roundys 3.69 0.48 13.0% -1.3% -23.8% -56.3%
NPD China Nepstar Chain Drugstore 2.31 0.30 13.0% 0.4% 2.2% 51.0%
JE Just Energy 6.00 0.77 12.8% 0.8% 15.4% -1.0%
MTGE American Capital Mortgage Investment 20.41 2.60 12.7% -0.8% 1.9% 1.8%
NTLS NTELOS 13.23 1.68 12.7% 0.3% 10.1% -20.4%
BPT BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust 96.23 12.13 12.6% -0.7% 10.0% 12.7%
EARN Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT 17.53 2.20 12.5% 0.1% 7.8% 15.8%
EFC Ellington Financial 24.60 3.08 12.5% -1.2% 3.7% 12.7%
AI Arlington Asset Investment 28.34 3.50 12.4% -0.3% 8.2% 22.0%
KCAP KCAP Financial 8.23 1.00 12.2% -0.4% 4.3% -1.4%
CLV Cliffs Natural Resources 14.53 1.75 12.0% -2.9% -9.8% -26.1%
TICC TICC Capital 9.73 1.16 11.9% -0.5% 2.1% 0.9%
NTI Northern Tier Energy 25.87 3.08 11.9% -1.2% 6.0% 24.2%
ARP Atlas Resource Partners 19.94 2.36 11.8% -0.9% 0.5% -3.9%
IVR Invesco Mortgage Capital 17.28 2.00 11.6% -1.9% 1.5% 12.9%
KKR Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. 23.31 2.68 11.5% -0.8% 1.8% 22.0%
MVO MV Oil Trust 27.73 3.16 11.4% -0.4% 4.2% -1.7%
AGNC American Capital Agency 23.58 2.60 11.0% -0.3% 1.4% 3.6%
Summary Table Price Dividend Yield 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all highest dividend paying stocks - - 21.4% -0.6% 1.1% -10.8%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - - -0.2% 3.5% 15.2%



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