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 June 15, 2021. The following table is limited to companies with a market cap of over $5 billion. The resulting list contains nine stocks with dividend yields averaging 6.3% (and as high as 7.8%) and an average gain of 34% 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, intraday stock price, 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 stocks?
The 9 best inflation dividend stocks are Eletrobras, ExxonMobil, Iron Mountain, Kinder Morgan, ONEOK, PetroChina, Starwood Property, Ternium, and Vale.
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?
Eletrobras, latin America’s largest power utility company, is the biggest inflation dividend stock gainer with a price gain of 54% between February 9th, 2021 and June 15th, 2021. Eletrobras is also known as Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras.
Are any of the best inflation dividend stocks on the Dividend Achievers list?
ExxonMobil and ONEOK are both on the best inflation dividend stocks list and members of the 2021 Top 10 Dividend Achievers List.
Are any of the best inflation dividend stocks REITs?
Yes, two of the nine best inflation dividend stocks – Iron Mountain and Starwood Property – are REITs.
Are any of the best inflation dividend stocks on the Dividend Aristocrats list?
Yes. ExxonMobil is both on the best inflation dividend stocks list and a member of the 2021 Dividend Aristocrats list. ExxonMobil also made our Top 10 Dividend Aristocrats List.