High Dividend Stocks By Yield

Highest Dividend YieldDividend yield is one of the main factors to consider when investing in dividend-paying stocks. Watch out for "dividend traps," however -- stocks having a dividend yield of 10% and above are usually very risky investments.

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Stock
Symbol
Company
Name
DARS™
Rating [?]
Dividend
Yield**
Current
Price*
Annual
Dividend
Ex-Div
Date
Pay
Date
SDT SandRidge Mississippian Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 29.60% 7.77 2.30 5/13 5/30
SDR SandRidge Mississippian Trust II Login/Signup for Ratings 28.04% 8.38 2.35 5/13 5/30
TWGP Tower Group, Inc. Login/Signup for Ratings 26.09% 2.53 0.66 9/5 9/20
WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 24.62% 14.62 3.60 3/27 4/29
CHKR Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 24.36% 10.88 2.65 2/14 3/3
WHZ Whiting USA Trust II Login/Signup for Ratings 21.49% 13.54 2.91 2/14 3/3
PER Sandridge Permian Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 19.14% 12.49 2.39 5/13 5/30
CYS CYS Investments, Inc. REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 15.30% 8.63 1.32 3/21 4/17
EROC Eagle Rock Energy Partners L.P. MLP Login/Signup for Ratings 14.89% 4.03 0.60 2/5 2/14
RSO Resource Capital REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 14.63% 5.47 0.80 3/27 4/28
TEU Box Ships Inc Login/Signup for Ratings 13.79% 1.74 0.24 11/19 11/28
OZM Och-Ziff Capital Management MLP Login/Signup for Ratings 13.51% 13.25 1.79 2/13 2/25
MTGE American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 13.23% 19.65 2.60 3/27 4/28
VOC VOC Energy Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 13.21% 15.37 2.03 4/28 5/15
PDH PetroLogistics LP MLP Login/Signup for Ratings 13.06% 13.17 1.72 5/1 5/14
NTLS NTELOS Holdings Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 12.78% 13.15 1.68 3/12 4/11
KCAP Kohlberg Capital Login/Signup for Ratings 12.33% 8.11 1.00 4/2 4/25
ROYT Pacific Coast Oil Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 12.19% 13.13 1.60 5/5 5/14
IVR Invesco Mortgage Capital REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 12.07% 16.57 2.00 3/27 4/28
PSEC Prospect Capital Corporation Login/Signup for Ratings 12.01% 10.99 1.32 4/28 5/22

* Stock Price shown is previous day's closing price.
** Dividend yield is calculated from Dividend Payout and previous day's closing price.

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