To get a sense of which dividend stocks investors have focused on since inflation picked up, we identified the highest dividend paying stocks (5% dividend yield or more) that gained at least 25% between the close on February 9, 2021 (the day before the February 10th CPI report) and March 15, 2022. The following table is limited to companies with a market cap of over $10 billion. The resulting list contains 11 stocks with dividend yields averaging 7.6% (and as high as 14.8%) and an average gain of 50% since inflation started picking up.
Best Inflation Dividend Stocks Table Description: The following table includes and can be sorted on: company name, market cap, dividend yield, payout ratio, beta, and the intraday stock price percent change. This live table is updated throughout the trading day. Don’t miss out on important revisions to our Best Inflation Dividend Stocks list. Get our free Dogs of the Dow Newsletter.
Best Inflation Dividend Stocks FAQ
What are the best inflation dividend stocks?
The 11 best inflation dividend stocks are Devon Energy, Energy Transfer, Eni, MPLX, ONEOK, Pembina Pipeline, Petrobras, PetroChina, Simon Property, TC Energy, and Williams.
When does the inflation period start?
The inflation period starts on February 10th, 2021 when the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics issued the CPI report showing the fist indication that inflation was significantly picking up.
Which best inflation dividend stock is the top performer?
The Oklahoma based oil & gas company Devon Energy is the biggest inflation dividend stock gainer with a price gain of 199% between February 9th, 2021 and March 15th, 2022.
Are any of the best inflation dividend stocks on the Dividend Achievers list?
ONEOK is both on the best inflation dividend stocks list and member of the 2022 Top 10 Dividend Achievers List.
Do any of the best inflation dividend stocks pay monthly dividends?
Yes. Pembina Pipeline pays monthly dividends and also made our 2022 Monthly Dividend Stocks list.
Are any of the best inflation dividend stocks REITs?
Simon Property, one of the 12 best inflation dividend stocks, is a also a REIT.