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