The following is a list of the best performing high dividend paying stocks (5% dividend yield or more) that gained at least 20% during Q1 2021. Also, since larger companies tend to have a better access to resources which can improve their ability to sustain dividend payments, the following table is limited to companies with a market cap of over $5 billion. The resulting list contains 10 stocks that have gained an average of 29% during the quarter. If you are interested in more high dividend paying stock ideas, feel free to check Highest Dividend Paying Large-Cap Stocks Today.
Best Dividend Stocks 2021 Table Description: The following table includes and can be sorted on: company name, market cap, dividend yield, intraday stock price, and the intraday stock price percent change. This live table is updated throughout the trading day. To be alerted when our 2021 Best Dividend Stocks table is updated, sign up for our free Dogs of the Dow Newsletter.
Best Dividend Stocks FAQ
What are the best dividend stocks for 2021?
The best dividend stocks for Q1 2021 are Altria, ExxonMobil, Iron Mountain, Kinder Morgan, ONEOK, Pembina Pipeline, Starwood Property, Ternium, Valero Energy, and Vedanta.
Are any of the best dividend stocks for 2021 also Dividend Kings?
Yes. Altria is both a best dividend stock for Q1 2021 and a 2021 Dividend King.
What is the highest dividend yield on the 2021 Best Dividend Stocks list?
Starwood Property has the highest dividend yield. It ended the quarter with a 7.7% yield and 28.2% gain for Q1 2021.
Are any of the best dividend stocks for 2021 also monthly dividend stocks?
Yes. Pembina Pipeline pays monthly dividends.