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 32.04% 6.68 2.14 5/13 5/30
SDR SandRidge Mississippian Trust II Login/Signup for Ratings 27.98% 8.40 2.35 5/13 5/30
WMC Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 26.11% 13.79 3.60 6/26 7/29
CHKR Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 23.18% 11.13 2.58 5/16 5/30
WHZ Whiting USA Trust II Login/Signup for Ratings 22.57% 13.07 2.95 5/16 5/30
PER Sandridge Permian Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 19.59% 12.71 2.49 5/13 5/30
ROYT Pacific Coast Oil Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 16.52% 10.05 1.66 7/1 7/15
CYS CYS Investments, Inc. REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 14.46% 9.13 1.32 6/20 7/16
RSO Resource Capital REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 14.39% 5.56 0.80 6/26 7/28
DOM Dominion Resources Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 13.26% 5.58 0.74 5/28 6/9
MTGE American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 13.05% 19.92 2.60 6/26 7/28
NTLS NTELOS Holdings Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 12.69% 13.24 1.68 6/11 7/11
KCAP Kohlberg Capital Login/Signup for Ratings 12.53% 7.98 1.00 7/1 7/25
OZM Och-Ziff Capital Management MLP Login/Signup for Ratings 12.43% 14.00 1.74 5/8 5/19
EROC Eagle Rock Energy Partners L.P. MLP Login/Signup for Ratings 12.35% 4.86 0.60 2/5 2/14
VOC VOC Energy Trust Login/Signup for Ratings 12.34% 16.29 2.01 7/28 8/14
PSEC Prospect Capital Corporation Login/Signup for Ratings 12.11% 10.90 1.32 7/29 8/21
TICC TICC Capital Corp Login/Signup for Ratings 12.00% 9.67 1.16 6/12 6/30
DX Dynex Capital REIT Login/Signup for Ratings 11.85% 8.44 1.00 7/1 7/31
MTR Mesa Royalty Trust Units Ben Int Login/Signup for Ratings 11.75% 25.88 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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