Blue Chip Dividend Stocks Definition: Blue chip stocks are large, well-known companies that tend to have strong financials. They typically pay dividends but dividend payouts can vary greatly. To get a sense of which blue chips stocks may be of greater interest to dividend investors, we identified the highest dividend paying blue chip stocks (4% dividend yield or more). To get on this exclusive list, companies must have a market cap of over $200 billion or be members of the bluest of blue chip stock market indexes — the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The resulting list contains six stocks with dividend yields averaging 5.1% (and as high as 6.6%). If you are interested in all blue chip stocks regardless of dividend yield, check our 2022 Blue Chip Stocks List.
Blue Chip Dividend Stocks Description: The following table includes and can be sorted on: company name, dividend yield, market cap, 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 Blue Chip Dividend Stocks list. Get our free Dogs of the Dow Newsletter.
Blue Chip Dividend Stocks FAQ
Do blue chip stocks pay dividends?
Blue chip stocks often pay dividends but their dividend yields vary significantly, ranging from near 0% to above 6%.
What are the highest dividend paying blue chip stocks?
The highest dividend paying blue chip stocks are Abbvie, Chevron, Dow, ExxonMobil, IBM, and Verizon.
Are any of the Blue Chip Dividend Stocks one of the Dogs of the Dow?
Yes. Four of the six highest paying blue chip dividend stocks are also Dogs of the Dow. They are: Chevron, Dow, IBM, and Verizon.
How many blue chip stocks pay dividends above 4%?
As of closing on August 24th, 2021, there are 6 blue chip stocks that have dividend yields above 4%.