The following is a list of the best performing high dividend paying stocks (5% dividend yield or more) that gained at least 10% during Q2 2021. Also, since larger companies tend to have 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 with regular dividend payments (monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, or annual). The resulting list contains 11 stocks that have gained an average of 17% 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 Q2 2021 are Eletrobras, Enbridge, ExxonMobil, GlaxoSmithKline, Iron Mountain, MGM Growth Properties, Pembina Pipeline, PetroChina, Spirit Realty Capital, Vedanta Limited, and Williams.
Are any of the best dividend stocks for 2021 also Dividend Aristocrats?
Yes. ExxonMobil is both a best dividend stock for Q2 2021 and a 2021 Dividend Aristocrat. In fact, ExxonMobil is also a member of our Top 10 Dividend Aristocrats List.
What is the highest dividend yield on the 2021 Best Dividend Stocks list?
Eletrobras has the highest dividend yield. It ended the quarter with a 7.6% yield and 44.3% gain for Q2 2021. Eletrobras is also known as Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras.
Do any of the best dividend stocks for 2021 pay monthly?
Yes. Pembina Pipeline pays monthly dividends.
Are any of the best dividend stocks REITs?
Yes, three of the 2021 Best Dividend Stocks are REITs – Iron Mountain, MGM Growth Properties, and Spirit Realty Capital.