With vaccination campaigns underway both at home and abroad, many investors are looking for ways to increase their portfolio’s dividend payments by focusing on companies that are best positioned for a potential reopening of the economy. To get a sense of which dividend stocks investors have focused on since the announcement of the first effective vaccine by Pfizer on November 9th, 2020, we identified the highest dividend paying stocks (4% dividend yield or more) that gained at least 50% between November 6, 2020 and April 13, 2021. The following table is limited to companies with a market cap of over $10 billion. The resulting list contains 11 stocks with dividend yields as high as 7% and an average gain of 77.9% since Pfizer’s vaccine announcement.
Best Post-Vaccine 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 Post-Vaccine Dividend Stocks list. Get our free Dogs of the Dow Newsletter.
Best Post-Vaccine Dividend Stocks FAQ
When does the post-vaccine period start?
Pfizer announced that their vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19 before the market opened on November 9th, 2020.
Which best post-vaccine dividend stock has the highest dividend yield?
The Tusla-based midstream service provider ONEOK pay the most with a dividend yield above 7%. ONEOK is also a 2021 Top 10 Dividend Achiever.
Which best post-vaccine dividend stock is the top performer?
Vedanta Limited, a diversified mining company based in India, is the Best Post-Vaccine Dividend Stock biggest stock gainer with a price gain of 125% between November 6th, 2020 and April 13th, 2021.
Is either Pfizer or Moderna one of the best post-vaccine dividend stocks?
No. Pfizer did meet the dividend threshold with a yield slightly above 4 % but only gained 7.2% during the time period so Pfizer did not make the cut. Moderna does not pay a dividend so they did not make the list either.