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 31.94% 6.70 2.14 5/13 5/30
SDR SandRidge Mississippian Trust II Login/Signup for Ratings 27.94% 8.41 2.35 5/13 5/30
WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 26.18% 13.75 3.60 6/26 7/29
CHKR Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 22.97% 11.23 2.58 5/16 5/30
WHZ Whiting USA Trust II Login/Signup for Ratings 22.64% 13.03 2.95 5/16 5/30
PER Sandridge Permian Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 19.47% 12.79 2.49 5/13 5/30
ROYT Pacific Coast Oil Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 16.13% 10.29 1.66 7/1 7/15
CYS CYS Investments, Inc. REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 14.52% 9.09 1.32 6/20 7/16
RSO Resource Capital REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 14.36% 5.57 0.80 6/26 7/28
DOM Dominion Resources Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 13.63% 5.43 0.74 5/28 6/9
MTGE American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 13.07% 19.89 2.60 6/26 7/28
NTLS NTELOS Holdings Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 12.78% 13.15 1.68 6/11 7/11
KCAP Kohlberg Capital Login/Signup for Ratings 12.55% 7.97 1.00 7/1 7/25
VOC VOC Energy Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 12.42% 16.18 2.01 7/28 8/14
OZM Och-Ziff Capital Management MLP Login/Signup for Ratings 12.42% 14.01 1.74 5/8 5/19
EROC Eagle Rock Energy Partners L.P. MLP Login/Signup for Ratings 12.17% 4.93 0.60 2/5 2/14
PSEC Prospect Capital Corporation Login/Signup for Ratings 12.03% 10.97 1.32 7/29 8/21
TICC TICC Capital Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 12.01% 9.66 1.16 6/12 6/30
DX Dynex Capital REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 11.95% 8.37 1.00 7/1 7/31
MTR Mesa Royalty Trust Units Ben Int Login/Signup for Ratings 11.71% 25.95 3.04 7/29 10/31

* 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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