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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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WHX Whiting USA Trust I 1.77 2.04 115.3% 1.1% -24.4% -64.3%
CETV Central European Media Enterprises 2.87 2.60 90.6% 0.0% 10.0% -4.0%
PRSC Providence Service 36.90 21.31 57.8% 0.1% 2.3% 39.0%
NCT Newcastle Investment 4.85 2.40 49.5% 0.4% 1.0% -85.2%
GNI Great Northern Iron Ore Properties 23.90 10.40 43.5% -1.1% 12.3% -67.2%
WHZ Whiting USA Trust II 6.48 2.57 39.7% 0.0% -38.2% -48.5%
PER SandRidge Permian Trust 6.64 2.62 39.5% -1.2% -23.3% -43.4%
NKA Niska Gas Storage Partners 3.55 1.40 39.4% 4.1% -31.3% -76.4%
CHKR Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust 5.55 2.03 36.6% -5.5% -39.7% -44.7%
SDR Sandridge Mississippian Trust II 4.51 1.61 35.7% -0.2% -8.5% -47.7%
MCEP Mid-Con Energy Partners 6.07 2.06 33.9% -18.0% -60.3% -72.4%
SDRL SeaDrill 12.36 4.00 32.4% 1.6% -42.0% -68.8%
ALDW Alon USA Partners 12.62 4.08 32.3% 0.0% -28.1% -23.3%
CLV Cliffs Natural Resources 5.75 1.75 30.4% -3.8% -40.5% -73.2%
NSLP New Source Energy Partners 7.88 2.34 29.7% -4.8% -53.3% -65.1%
SFUN SouFun 6.98 2.00 28.7% 2.2% -18.9% -54.1%
PVG Pretium Resources 5.50 1.56 28.4% 3.8% -11.1% 3.4%
SDT SandRidge Mississippian Trust I 3.53 0.99 28.0% 3.8% -7.1% -60.3%
LPHI Life Partners 0.72 0.20 27.8% -2.6% -41.4% -54.4%
LRE LRR Energy 7.27 1.99 27.4% 1.4% -47.1% -55.0%
BBEP Breitburn Energy Partners 7.69 2.08 27.0% -5.5% -49.3% -61.0%
LNCO Linn Co 11.26 2.90 25.8% -7.6% -45.6% -59.8%
CGA China Green Agriculture 1.57 0.40 25.5% -1.9% -24.2% -58.1%
LINE Linn Energy 11.98 2.90 24.2% -11.5% -47.8% -58.4%
MVO MV Oil Trust 15.13 3.58 23.7% -1.9% -31.1% -39.4%
ECT ECA Marcellus Trust I 3.46 0.81 23.4% -2.8% -30.1% -53.1%
PWE Penn West Petroleum 2.28 0.49 21.5% 4.6% -45.8% -72.9%
MSB Mesabi Trust 16.50 3.52 21.3% -0.7% -9.9% -24.7%
NPD China Nepstar Chain Drugstore 1.41 0.30 21.3% 1.4% -15.6% -29.9%
ARP Atlas Resource Partners 11.26 2.36 21.0% 4.5% -29.6% -43.6%
VOC VOC Energy Trust 7.07 1.48 20.9% -2.5% -18.1% -50.4%
INTX Intersections 3.85 0.80 20.8% -1.8% 0.3% -52.0%
LGCY Legacy Reserves 12.35 2.44 19.8% -1.3% -37.2% -54.1%
WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital 15.27 2.80 18.3% 0.9% 0.4% -5.2%
NTI Northern Tier Energy 21.95 4.00 18.2% -3.1% -12.9% -12.5%
MEMP Memorial Production Partners 13.06 2.20 16.8% 2.4% -19.1% -37.8%
RIG Transocean 18.26 3.00 16.4% 0.3% -29.4% -62.0%
CIG Companhia Energ 4.66 0.76 16.3% -0.6% -4.7% -21.3%
ARR ARMOUR Residential REIT 3.71 0.60 16.2% 1.4% -5.6% -0.8%
JMI JAVELIN Mortgage Investment 11.44 1.80 15.7% 1.8% -8.8% -10.1%
EXXI Energy XXI 3.09 0.48 15.5% -4.3% -53.1% -88.2%
NMM Navios Maritime Partners 11.44 1.77 15.5% 4.7% -15.1% -36.3%
TICC TICC Capital 7.53 1.16 15.4% -0.3% -12.7% -27.6%
RSO Resource Capital 5.25 0.80 15.2% 1.2% 2.7% -12.9%
ROYT Pacific Coast Oil Trust 5.71 0.87 15.2% -4.8% -39.0% -55.6%
EFC Ellington Financial 20.22 3.08 15.2% 0.6% -7.3% -11.8%
VNR Vanguard Natural Resources 17.10 2.52 14.7% 0.8% -30.4% -39.9%
CTCM CTC Media 4.79 0.70 14.6% -3.2% -18.5% -63.1%
SDLP Seadrill Partners 15.50 2.21 14.3% -1.6% -29.2% -49.2%
HIHO Highway 2.81 0.40 14.2% -6.0% -14.6% -7.6%
Summary Table Price Dividend Yield 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all highest dividend paying stocks - - 28.2% -1.1% -23.4% -43.3%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - - 2.4% 0.5% 10.0%



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