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.

4.03%

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 1.78%
Asset Management 41 4.34%
Closed-End Fund - Debt 324 6.30%
Closed-End Fund - Equity 87 7.23%
Closed-End Fund - Foreign 42 4.94%
Credit Services 16 3.52%
Diversified Investments 36 7.18%
Foreign Money Center Banks 21 3.99%
Foreign Regional Banks 12 2.49%
Insurance Brokers 7 3.08%
Investment Brokerage - National 13 3.01%
Investment Brokerage - Regional 11 3.26%
Life Insurance 21 2.67%
Money Center Banks 18 2.33%
Mortgage Investment 13 9.56%
Property & Casualty Insurance 60 2.63%
Property Management 19 3.34%
Real Estate Development 34 5.14%
Regional - Mid-Atlantic Banks 45 2.50%
Regional - Midwest Banks 39 2.41%
Regional - Northeast Banks 59 2.75%
Regional - Pacific Banks 31 2.42%
Regional - Southeast Banks 21 2.41%
Regional - Southwest Banks 19 1.97%
REIT - Diversified 34 7.40%
REIT - Healthcare Facilities 16 5.59%
REIT - Hotel Motel 17 4.81%
REIT - Industrial 12 4.02%
REIT - Office 23 4.56%
REIT - Residential 27 5.87%
REIT - Retail 37 4.85%
Savings & Loans 61 2.51%
Surety & Title Insurance 6 2.00%

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 6.96% $25.86 $1.80 8/7 8/28
ACG AllianceBernstein Income Fund Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.50% $7.46 $0.41 8/6 8/15
AFL Aflac Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.50% $59.12 $1.48 8/18 9/2
AGNC American Capital Agency Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 11.18% $23.26 $2.60 6/26 7/28
AIG American International Group Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.96% $52.05 $0.50 6/6 6/24
AINV Apollo Investment Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.49% $8.43 $0.80 6/18 7/7
AMTG Apollo Residential Mortgage Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.28% $16.34 $1.68 6/26 7/31
ANH Anworth Mortgage Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.65% $5.08 $0.49 6/26 7/29
ARCC Ares Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.85% $16.73 $1.48 6/12 6/30
ARCP American Realty Capital Properties Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.58% $13.20 $1.00 8/6 8/15
ARI Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.78% $16.36 $1.60 9/26 10/15
ARR ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 14.29% $4.20 $0.60 8/13 8/29
AWF AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.08% $13.70 $0.97 8/6 8/15
AXP American Express Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.20% $86.47 $1.04 10/1 11/10
BAC Bank of America Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.27% $14.98 $0.04 6/26 7/25
BBT BB&T Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.62% $36.70 $0.96 8/6 9/2
BGCP BGC Partners Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.23% $7.70 $0.48 5/14 6/2
BKCC BlackRock Kelso Capital Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.68% $8.68 $0.84 9/17 10/3
BLK BlackRock, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.54% $303.45 $7.72 8/28 9/22
BMO Bank of Montreal Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.26% $73.22 $3.12 7/30 8/26
BNS Bank of Nova Scotia Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.81% $67.24 $2.56 6/30 7/29
BX Blackstone Group L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.27% $32.42 $1.71 7/24 8/4
C Citigroup Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.08% $48.10 $0.04 7/31 8/22
CIM Chimera Investment Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 11.32% $3.18 $0.36 6/26 7/24
CINF Cincinnati Financial Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.83% $45.92 $1.76 6/16 7/15
CLM Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 20.13% $6.11 $1.23 8/13 8/29
CM Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.36% $91.68 $4.00 6/25 7/28
CMO Capstead Mortgage Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.60% $12.83 $1.36 6/26 7/18
CODI Compass Diversified Holdings Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.21% $17.54 $1.44 7/21 7/30
CRF Cornerstone Total Return Fund, Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 18.99% $5.74 $1.09 8/13 8/29
CYS CYS Investments, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 14.77% $8.94 $1.32 6/20 7/16
DFS Discover Financial Services Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.60% $60.12 $0.96 8/5 8/21
DLR Digital Realty Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.18% $64.09 $3.32 9/11 9/30
DOM Dominion Resources Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 13.68% $5.41 $0.74 5/28 6/9
DX Dynex Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 12.05% $8.30 $1.00 7/1 7/31
EFC Ellington Financial LLC Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 12.31% $23.73 $2.92 5/28 6/16
EPR EPR Properties Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.86% $53.90 $3.16 7/29 8/15
FSC Fifth Street Finance Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 11.40% $9.65 $1.10 8/13 8/29
GAIN Gladstone Investment Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.10% $7.41 $0.60 8/18 8/29
GGN Gabelli Global Gold Natural Resources & Income Trust Com Shs Ben Int Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 15.47% $10.86 $1.68 8/13 8/22
GLAD Gladstone Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.19% $9.14 $0.84 8/18 8/29
GOOD Gladstone Commercial Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.64% $17.36 $1.50 8/18 8/29
GOV Government Properties Income Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.41% $23.21 $1.72 7/23 8/22
GS Goldman Sachs Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.29% $170.25 $2.20 8/27 9/29
HCN Health Care REIT Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.92% $64.58 $3.18 8/7 8/20
HCP HCP Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.22% $41.77 $2.18 8/7 8/26
HLSS Home Loan Servicing Solutions Ltd. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.88% $21.32 $1.68 8/27 9/10
HTA Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.89% $11.77 $0.58 6/25 7/3
HTGC Hercules Technology Growth Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.42% $16.71 $1.24 5/8 5/19
HTS Hatteras Financial Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.42% $19.19 $2.00 6/20 7/25
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.85% $102.51 $6.00 5/15 6/30
IGD ING Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.73% $9.35 $0.91 8/1 8/15
IVR Invesco Mortgage Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 11.75% $17.02 $2.00 6/25 7/28
JMI Javelin Mortgage Investment Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 13.78% $13.06 $1.80 8/13 8/29
JPM JP Morgan Chase Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.83% $56.48 $1.60 7/1 7/31
KCAP Kohlberg Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 12.67% $7.89 $1.00 7/1 7/25
MAIN Main Street Capital Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.22% $30.85 $1.92 8/18 9/15
MET MetLife Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.69% $52.13 $1.40 8/6 9/12
MFA MFA Mortgage Investments Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.78% $8.18 $0.80 6/25 7/31
MITT AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 13.00% $18.46 $2.40 6/17 7/28
MPW Medical Properties Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.23% $13.48 $0.84 6/10 7/10
MS Morgan Stanley Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.27% $31.60 $0.40 7/29 8/15
MTGE American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 12.99% $20.02 $2.60 6/26 7/28
NCT Newcastle Investment Corp. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.91% $4.49 $0.40 6/20 7/31
NLY Annaly Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.72% $11.19 $1.20 6/27 7/31
NRF Northstar Realty Financial Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.14% $16.28 $1.00 5/15 5/23
NYCB NY Community Bancorp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.33% $15.79 $1.00 8/6 8/20
NYMT New York Mortgage Trust Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 14.14% $7.64 $1.08 6/26 7/25
O Realty Income Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.10% $42.98 $2.19 7/30 8/15
OAK Oaktree Capital Group LLC Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.81% $50.22 $3.92 5/8 5/15
OHI Omega HealthCare Investors Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.58% $36.57 $2.04 7/29 8/15
ORI Old Republic International Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.03% $14.50 $0.73 6/2 6/16
OZM Och-Ziff Capital Management Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 12.87% $13.52 $1.74 5/8 5/19
PCL Plum Creek Timber Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.27% $41.17 $1.76 5/14 5/30
PHK Pimco High Income Fund Com Shs Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 11.48% $12.72 $1.46 7/9 8/1
PMT Pennymac Mortgage Investment Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.99% $21.48 $2.36 7/11 7/30
PNC PNC Financial Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.34% $82.01 $1.92 7/11 8/5
PNNT Pennantpark Investment Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.98% $11.22 $1.12 6/17 7/1
PRU Prudential Financial Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.47% $85.85 $2.12 5/22 6/19
PSEC Prospect Capital Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 12.46% $10.59 $1.32 8/27 9/18
PWE Penn West Petroleum Ltd Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.39% $7.58 $0.56 6/26 7/15
ROYT Pacific Coast Oil Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 15.75% $10.54 $1.66 7/1 7/15
RSO Resource Capital Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 14.57% $5.49 $0.80 6/26 7/28
RY Royal Bank of Canada ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.91% $72.61 $2.84 7/22 8/22
SAN Banco Santander, S.A. ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.46% $9.90 $0.64 7/10 8/11
SBR Sabine Royalty Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.15% $56.81 $4.06 7/11 7/29
SDT SandRidge Mississippian Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 29.95% $6.31 $1.89 8/12 8/29
SNH Senior Housing Properties Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.82% $22.87 $1.56 7/16 8/21
STWD Starwood Property Trust Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.10% $23.69 $1.92 6/26 7/15
TCAP Triangle Capital Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.27% $26.13 $2.16 6/9 6/25
TCRD THL Credit, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.28% $13.23 $1.36 6/12 6/30
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.64% $51.70 $1.88 7/7 7/31
TICC TICC Capital Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 12.17% $9.53 $1.16 6/12 6/30
TRV Travelers Co. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.46% $89.61 $2.20 9/8 9/30
TWGP Tower Group, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.00% $2.16 $0.00 9/5 9/20
USB U.S. Bancorp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.37% $41.33 $0.98 6/26 7/15
VTR Ventas, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.56% $63.66 $2.90 6/4 6/27
WFC Wells Fargo Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.78% $50.35 $1.40 8/6 9/1
WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 26.45% $13.61 $3.60 6/26 7/29
WPC W.P. Carey Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.50% $65.47 $3.60 6/26 7/15