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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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SD SandRidge Energy 6.39 8.50 133.0% 2.1% 0.8% 33.1%
CETV Central European Media Enterprises 2.69 2.60 96.7% -5.9% -33.4% -31.9%
WHX Whiting USA Trust I 2.56 2.23 87.1% -1.5% -50.6% -66.0%
GNI Great Northern Iron Ore Properties 17.06 9.00 52.8% -2.1% -21.3% -75.0%
PRSC Providence Service 41.57 21.31 51.3% -2.6% 51.5% 138.9%
OZM Och-Ziff Capital Management 12.38 4.48 36.2% 2.0% -11.8% 34.0%
CET Central Securities 22.03 7.00 31.8% -0.1% -0.1% 9.7%
BSMX Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. 12.00 3.81 31.8% 3.1% 16.2% -22.0%
TWGP Tower Group 2.55 0.75 29.4% 0.4% -7.3% -86.0%
SDR Sandridge Mississippian Trust II 7.87 2.27 28.8% 1.7% -2.2% -30.9%
PVG Pretium Resources 5.67 1.56 27.5% -5.2% -21.9% -4.9%
SDT SandRidge Mississippian Trust I 7.54 2.00 26.5% 0.5% -0.9% -43.9%
CHKR Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust 10.64 2.65 24.9% 0.6% -3.1% -27.1%
HMG HMG/Courtland Properties 17.01 4.00 23.5% 2.0% -1.4% -12.8%
BCOM B Communications  17.50 3.88 22.2% 4.2% 19.8% 152.2%
EBR Centrais El 3.25 0.69 21.2% -0.6% 53.3% 16.1%
OIBR Oi 1.15 0.24 20.9% -8.7% -20.1% -55.6%
PER SandRidge Permian Trust 12.34 2.56 20.7% 0.5% 1.2% -12.3%
WHZ Whiting USA Trust II 13.41 2.61 19.5% 0.6% 3.3% -1.5%
WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital 14.65 2.68 18.3% 2.0% -11.5% -33.0%
CLM Cornerstone Strategic Value Common 6.40 1.15 18.0% 0.3% -0.7% -10.7%
CG Carlyle 32.72 5.60 17.1% -1.5% 0.4% 3.5%
ECT ECA Marcellus Trust I 8.62 1.45 16.8% -2.2% -2.0% -30.6%
DCIX Diana Containerships 3.70 0.60 16.2% 0.0% -4.9% -30.1%
SPPR Supertel Hospitality 1.72 0.27 15.7% -1.7% -13.1% -81.3%
ALTV Alteva 7.00 1.08 15.4% 0.0% -22.4% -22.2%
NYMT New York Mortgage Trust 7.16 1.08 15.1% -2.5% -9.3% 0.6%
VOC VOC Energy Trust 15.41 2.28 14.8% 0.7% 1.1% 22.3%
INTX Intersections 5.44 0.80 14.7% 3.2% -15.8% -42.1%
RSO Resource Capital 5.50 0.80 14.5% 0.4% -4.7% -11.7%
CYS CYS Investments 8.83 1.28 14.5% 0.6% -1.0% -25.9%
ARR ARMOUR Residential REIT 4.15 0.60 14.5% -0.7% -3.3% -34.1%
BPT BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust 83.62 12.04 14.4% -0.1% 1.1% 7.2%
MVO MV Oil Trust 24.84 3.52 14.2% -1.1% 2.7% -5.8%
TEU Box Ships 1.73 0.24 13.9% -2.3% -25.4% -61.6%
MCGC MCG Capital 3.62 0.50 13.8% -1.4% -1.4% -20.8%
AI Arlington Asset Investment 25.44 3.50 13.8% 0.4% -7.8% 0.6%
JMI JAVELIN Mortgage Investment 13.16 1.80 13.7% -1.0% -5.3% -32.7%
MX MagnaChip Semiconductor 13.72 1.87 13.6% 0.1% -3.0% -11.1%
HGT Hugoton Royalty Trust 7.76 1.05 13.5% -1.3% -3.7% -14.3%
MTGE American Capital Mortgage Investment 19.25 2.60 13.5% 0.4% -4.5% -23.6%
NPD China Nepstar Chain Drugstore 2.23 0.30 13.5% -2.2% -20.4% 23.2%
EFC Ellington Financial 23.04 3.08 13.4% -0.6% -5.0% -8.8%
EARN Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT 16.60 2.20 13.3% -0.5% -6.4% NA
NTLS NTELOS 12.71 1.68 13.2% 1.9% -1.7% -6.1%
OAKS Five Oaks Investment 11.55 1.50 13.0% 0.3% 2.8% -22.1%
RNO Rhino Resource Partners 13.76 1.78 12.9% 0.0% 10.4% 2.5%
KCAP KCAP Financial 8.01 1.00 12.5% 0.0% -0.2% -17.6%
MNDO MIND C.T.I. 1.95 0.24 12.3% -1.0% -1.0% -2.0%
EROC Eagle Rock Energy Partners 4.90 0.60 12.2% -1.0% 3.2% -50.3%
Summary Table Price Dividend Yield 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all highest dividend paying stocks - - 24.6% -0.4% -3.6% -12.7%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - - 0.6% 1.2% 11.4%



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