Financial Sector

Finance companies engage in the management and investment of money to most efficiently allocate capital. These companies have a wide variety of different structures, such as consumer-facing retail banks, insurance companies, real estate developers, REITs and closed-end funds. Finance company dividend yields vary widely, but many financial companies, such as REITs, are required to pay out the large majority of their earnings. As a result, financial companies on average offer dividend yields that are much higher than the wider market.

4.02%

Financial Sector Dividend Yield*

*Calculated as the simple average of company dividend yields in this group
Industry Company Count Industry Dividend Yield
Accident & Health Insurance 7 1.71%
Asset Management 42 4.37%
Closed-End Fund - Debt 324 6.46%
Closed-End Fund - Equity 87 7.18%
Closed-End Fund - Foreign 42 5.14%
Credit Services 16 3.49%
Diversified Investments 36 7.88%
Foreign Money Center Banks 21 4.03%
Foreign Regional Banks 12 2.42%
Insurance Brokers 7 3.00%
Investment Brokerage - National 13 3.14%
Investment Brokerage - Regional 11 3.20%
Life Insurance 21 2.72%
Money Center Banks 20 2.44%
Mortgage Investment 13 9.63%
Property & Casualty Insurance 60 2.49%
Property Management 20 3.51%
Real Estate Development 34 5.22%
Regional - Mid-Atlantic Banks 45 2.45%
Regional - Midwest Banks 39 2.37%
Regional - Northeast Banks 59 2.63%
Regional - Pacific Banks 32 2.36%
Regional - Southeast Banks 21 2.29%
Regional - Southwest Banks 19 1.90%
REIT - Diversified 34 7.36%
REIT - Healthcare Facilities 16 5.32%
REIT - Hotel Motel 17 4.84%
REIT - Industrial 12 3.61%
REIT - Office 23 4.60%
REIT - Residential 27 5.73%
REIT - Retail 37 4.65%
Savings & Loans 61 2.59%
Surety & Title Insurance 6 1.89%

Top 100 Financial Dividend Stocks

Stock Symbol Company Name DARS™ Rating (?) Dividend Yield Current Price Annual Dividend Ex- Div Date Pay Date
AB AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.85% $26.29 $1.80 10/30 11/20
ACG AllianceBernstein Income Fund Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.37% $7.63 $0.41 11/5 11/21
AFL Aflac Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.60% $59.92 $1.56 11/17 12/1
AGNC American Capital Agency Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 11.59% $22.77 $2.64 10/29 11/7
AIG American International Group Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.94% $53.44 $0.50 9/9 9/25
AINV Apollo Investment Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.80% $8.16 $0.80 9/17 10/6
AMTG Apollo Residential Mortgage Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.57% $16.65 $1.76 9/26 10/31
ANH Anworth Mortgage Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.44% $5.19 $0.49 9/26 10/29
ARCC Ares Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.26% $15.98 $1.48 9/11 9/30
ARCP American Realty Capital Properties Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.60% $9.43 $1.00 11/5 11/14
ARI Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.77% $16.38 $1.60 12/29 1/15
ARR ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 15.19% $3.95 $0.60 11/13 11/26
AWF AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.19% $13.49 $0.97 11/5 11/21
AXP American Express Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.16% $89.72 $1.04 10/1 11/10
BAC Bank of America Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.17% $17.14 $0.20 12/3 12/26
BBT BB&T Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.54% $37.86 $0.96 11/5 12/1
BGCP BGC Partners Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.76% $8.33 $0.48 8/20 9/5
BKCC BlackRock Kelso Capital Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.57% $8.78 $0.84 9/17 10/3
BLK BlackRock, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.27% $340.81 $7.72 8/28 9/22
BMO Bank of Montreal Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.28% $72.88 $3.12 10/30 11/26
BNS Bank of Nova Scotia Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.30% $61.36 $2.64 10/3 10/29
BX Blackstone Group L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.82% $30.25 $1.76 10/23 11/3
C Citigroup Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.08% $53.07 $0.04 10/30 11/26
CIM Chimera Investment Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 11.65% $3.09 $0.36 9/26 10/29
CINF Cincinnati Financial Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.49% $50.36 $1.76 9/15 10/15
CLM Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 23.84% $5.16 $1.23 11/12 11/28
CM Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.36% $91.66 $4.00 9/25 10/28
CMO Capstead Mortgage Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.72% $12.69 $1.36 9/26 10/20
CODI Compass Diversified Holdings Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.89% $18.25 $1.44 10/21 10/30
CRF Cornerstone Total Return Fund, Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 23.09% $4.72 $1.09 11/12 11/28
CYS CYS Investments, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 13.38% $8.97 $1.20 9/22 10/15
DFS Discover Financial Services Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.51% $63.72 $0.96 11/4 11/20
DLR Digital Realty Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.84% $68.60 $3.32 9/11 9/30
DOM Dominion Resources Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.20% $7.16 $0.73 8/27 9/8
DX Dynex Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 11.88% $8.42 $1.00 10/1 10/31
EFC Ellington Financial LLC Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 12.93% $22.59 $2.92 8/27 9/15
EPR EPR Properties Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.65% $55.90 $3.16 10/29 11/17
FSC Fifth Street Finance Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 12.40% $8.87 $1.10 11/12 11/28
GAIN Gladstone Investment Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.24% $7.28 $0.60 11/13 11/26
GGN Gabelli Global Gold Natural Resources & Income Trust Com Shs Ben Int Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 13.03% $8.29 $1.08 11/10 11/20
GLAD Gladstone Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.18% $9.15 $0.84 11/13 11/26
GOOD Gladstone Commercial Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.29% $18.10 $1.50 11/13 11/26
GOV Government Properties Income Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.54% $22.81 $1.72 10/22 11/20
GS Goldman Sachs Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.27% $189.34 $2.40 11/28 12/30
HCN Health Care REIT Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.51% $70.52 $3.18 11/6 11/20
HCP HCP Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.98% $43.81 $2.18 11/6 11/25
HLSS Home Loan Servicing Solutions Ltd. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 11.26% $19.19 $2.16 11/25 12/10
HTA Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.49% $12.82 $0.58 12/24 1/6
HTGC Hercules Technology Growth Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.93% $15.64 $1.24 8/14 8/25
HTS Hatteras Financial Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.47% $19.10 $2.00 9/18 10/24
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.75% $104.40 $6.00 8/14 9/25
IGD ING Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.81% $9.28 $0.91 11/3 11/17
IVR Invesco Mortgage Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 12.10% $16.53 $2.00 9/24 10/28
JMI Javelin Mortgage Investment Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 14.13% $12.74 $1.80 11/13 11/26
JPM JP Morgan Chase Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.67% $59.98 $1.60 10/2 10/31
KCAP Kohlberg Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 13.16% $7.60 $1.00 10/9 10/29
MAIN Main Street Capital Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.05% $31.73 $1.92 11/18 12/15
MET MetLife Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.60% $53.93 $1.40 11/5 12/12
MFA MFA Mortgage Investments Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.49% $8.43 $0.80 9/25 10/31
MITT AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 12.53% $19.15 $2.40 9/18 10/27
MPW Medical Properties Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.22% $13.50 $0.84 9/16 10/15
MS Morgan Stanley Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.14% $35.02 $0.40 10/29 11/14
MTGE American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 13.27% $19.60 $2.60 9/26 10/27
NCT Newcastle Investment Corp. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.04% $23.82 $1.20 9/25 10/31
NLY Annaly Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.54% $11.39 $1.20 9/29 10/31
NRF Northstar Realty Financial Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.68% $18.43 $1.60 11/6 11/14
NYCB NY Community Bancorp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.30% $15.88 $1.00 11/5 11/20
NYMT New York Mortgage Trust Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 13.79% $7.83 $1.08 9/25 10/27
O Realty Income Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.70% $46.60 $2.19 10/30 11/17
OAK Oaktree Capital Group LLC Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.02% $46.59 $3.27 11/6 11/13
OHI Omega HealthCare Investors Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.41% $38.47 $2.08 10/29 11/17
ORI Old Republic International Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.94% $14.78 $0.73 9/3 9/15
OZM Och-Ziff Capital Management Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 15.86% $10.97 $1.74 8/13 8/22
PCL Plum Creek Timber Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.32% $40.74 $1.76 8/13 8/29
PHK Pimco High Income Fund Com Shs Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 12.04% $12.13 $1.46 10/9 11/3
PMT Pennymac Mortgage Investment Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 11.31% $21.58 $2.44 10/10 10/30
PNC PNC Financial Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.23% $86.24 $1.92 10/10 11/5
PNNT Pennantpark Investment Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.35% $10.82 $1.12 9/24 10/1
PRU Prudential Financial Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.38% $88.97 $2.12 8/22 9/18
PSEC Prospect Capital Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 13.85% $9.60 $1.33 11/25 12/18
PWE Penn West Petroleum Ltd Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 12.50% $4.48 $0.56 9/26 10/15
ROYT Pacific Coast Oil Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 11.32% $9.36 $1.06 11/3 11/14
RSO Resource Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 15.15% $5.28 $0.80 9/26 10/28
RY Royal Bank of Canada ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.20% $71.41 $3.00 10/23 11/24
SAN Banco Santander, S.A. ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.76% $8.73 $0.59 10/15 11/13
SBR Sabine Royalty Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 11.02% $51.10 $5.63 10/10 10/29
SDT SandRidge Mississippian Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 35.22% $4.06 $1.43 11/12 11/28
SNH Senior Housing Properties Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.95% $22.46 $1.56 10/15 11/21
STWD Starwood Property Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.52% $22.54 $1.92 9/26 10/15
TCAP Triangle Capital Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.51% $25.37 $2.16 9/8 9/24
TCRD THL Credit, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.68% $12.73 $1.36 9/11 9/30
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.81% $49.29 $1.88 10/1 10/31
TICC TICC Capital Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 13.24% $8.76 $1.16 9/12 9/30
TRV Travelers Co. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.18% $100.83 $2.20 12/8 12/31
TWGP Tower Group, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.00% $2.23 $0.00 9/5 9/20
USB U.S. Bancorp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.31% $42.37 $0.98 9/26 10/15
VTR Ventas, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.23% $68.63 $2.90 9/10 9/30
WFC Wells Fargo Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.65% $52.83 $1.40 11/5 12/1
WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 18.60% $15.05 $2.80 10/1 10/28
WPC W.P. Carey Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.64% $67.37 $3.80 9/26 10/15