Service Sector Stocks

Service companies offer - as the category name suggests - a variety of services for individuals and businesses. Generally, service companies will specialize in a specific service, but may branch into related services. These services can include everything from advertising to jewelry. Service companies generally offer dividend yields that are above-average when compared with the wider market.

3.45%

Services Sector Dividend Yield*

*Calculated as the simple average of company dividend yields in this group
Industry Company Count Industry Dividend Yield
Advertising Agencies 4 4.02%
Air Delivery & Freight Services 4 1.85%
Air Services, Other 4 1.34%
Apparel Stores 23 3.63%
Auto Dealerships 6 2.05%
Auto Parts Stores 2 0.08%
Auto Parts Wholesale 1 2.71%
Basic Materials Wholesale 8 3.60%
Broadcasting - Radio 3 2.04%
Broadcasting - TV 13 1.17%
Business Services 45 2.07%
Catalog & Mail Order Houses 2 1.85%
CATV Systems 9 1.79%
Computers Wholesale 1 3.72%
Consumer Services 6 9.80%
Department Stores 7 1.71%
Discount, Variety Stores 10 1.38%
Drug Stores 4 1.90%
Drugs Wholesale 5 2.01%
Education & Training Services 10 42.44%
Electronics Stores 2 4.32%
Electronics Wholesale 7 2.79%
Entertainment - Diversified 9 1.85%
Food Wholesale 3 2.34%
Gaming Activities 5 0.88%
General Entertainment 4 3.00%
Grocery Stores 13 3.45%
Home Furnishing Stores 2 3.81%
Home Improvement Stores 2 1.73%
Industrial Equipment Wholesale 5 2.12%
Jewelry Stores 2 1.88%
Lodging 11 2.73%
Major Airlines 3 1.15%
Management Services 9 1.87%
Marketing Services 5 3.72%
Medical Equipment Wholesale 2 2.36%
Movie Production, Theaters 4 2.88%
Music & Video Stores 1 0.67%
Personal Services 11 3.17%
Publishing - Books 4 2.39%
Publishing - Newspapers 9 4.56%
Publishing - Periodicals 2 4.04%
Railroads 13 2.94%
Regional Airlines 7 1.28%
Rental & Leasing Services 13 4.56%
Research Services 4 6.16%
Resorts & Casinos 8 2.12%
Restaurants 26 2.13%
Security & Protection Services 6 3.57%
Shipping 34 11.08%
Specialty Eateries 3 1.36%
Specialty Retail, Other 16 3.06%
Sporting Activities 5 2.23%
Sporting Goods Stores 2 3.62%
Staffing & Outsourcing Services 9 3.08%
Technical Services 10 1.92%
Trucking 11 0.89%
Wholesale, Other 2 1.44%

Top 99 Services Dividend Stocks

Stock Symbol Company Name DARS™ Rating (?) Dividend Yield Current Price Annual Dividend Ex- Div Date Pay Date
ACN Accenture plc ADR 1.85% $118.94 $2.20 4/13 5/13
ADT ADT Corp 2.10% $41.98 $0.88 1/25 2/17
AEO American Eagle Outfitters 3.19% $15.65 $0.50 4/6 4/22
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch 3.96% $20.19 $0.80 3/2 3/14
APU AmeriGas Partners L.P. 8.04% $45.77 $3.68 5/6 5/18
BBY Best Buy 3.50% $32.03 $1.12 6/10 7/5
BKE Buckle Inc. 4.11% $24.36 $1.00 4/13 4/27
CAH Cardinal Health 1.98% $78.15 $1.55 6/29 7/15
CBRL Cracker Barrel 2.88% $152.77 $4.40 4/13 5/5
CCL Carnival Corp 2.88% $48.60 $1.40 5/25 6/17
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2.29% $75.18 $1.72 6/1 6/30
CMCSA Comcast 1.75% $62.88 $1.10 7/1 7/27
CME CME Group 2.43% $98.61 $2.40 6/8 6/27
CNI Canadian National Railway Company 2.50% $60.01 $1.50 6/7 6/30
COST Costco 1.07% $149.08 $1.60 4/27 5/13
CPLP Capital Product Partners L.P. 10.79% $2.78 $0.30 5/4 5/13
CSX CSX Corp 2.78% $25.89 $0.72 5/26 6/15
CVS CVS Health Corporation 1.75% $96.94 $1.70 4/20 5/2
CXW Corrections Corp of Amercia 6.42% $33.66 $2.16 6/29 7/15
DAL Delta Air Lines 1.25% $43.12 $0.54 5/9 6/1
DCIX Diana Containerships Inc 29.85% $0.67 $0.20 5/26 6/15
DIS The Walt Disney Company 1.42% $100.29 $1.42 12/10 1/11
DNKN Dunkin Brands 2.75% $43.65 $1.20 5/26 6/8
DRI Darden Restaurants 3.26% $67.48 $2.20 4/7 5/2
FDO Family Dollar Stores 1.56% $79.39 $1.24 9/11 10/15
FDX FedEx 0.61% $164.47 $1.00 3/10 4/1
FGP Ferrellgas Partners L.P. 10.12% $20.26 $2.05 6/3 6/14
FL Foot Locker 2.00% $55.05 $1.10 7/13 7/29
FLY Fly Leasing Ltd. ADR 8.62% $11.60 $1.00 10/28 11/20
FUN Cedar Fair L.P. 5.53% $59.70 $3.30 6/1 6/15
GA Giant Interactive Group ADR 5.37% $11.92 $0.64 12/10 NA
GEO The Geo Group, Inc. 7.81% $33.27 $2.60 4/28 5/12
GLNG Golar LNG Ltd. 1.14% $17.59 $0.20 3/14 3/30
GME GameStop 5.14% $28.80 $1.48 6/6 6/21
GPC Genuine Parts 2.71% $97.06 $2.63 6/1 7/1
GPS The Gap Inc. 5.07% $18.13 $0.92 7/1 7/27
GWW W.W.Grainger 2.16% $225.88 $4.88 5/5 6/1
HD Home Depot 2.06% $133.94 $2.76 5/31 6/16
HLF Herbalife Ltd. 2.03% $59.14 $1.20 2/28 3/18
HRB H&R Block 3.81% $20.97 $0.80 3/11 4/1
INTX Intersections Inc 33.76% $2.37 $0.80 3/18 4/3
IRM Iron Mountain 5.27% $36.80 $1.94 6/2 6/24
JCP J.C. Penney 0.00% $7.86 $0.00 4/5 5/1
JWN Nordstrom Inc. 3.88% $38.17 $1.48 5/26 6/15
KR Kroger 1.18% $35.71 $0.42 5/11 6/1
KSS Kohl's Corporation 5.54% $36.11 $2.00 6/6 6/22
LOW Lowe's 1.39% $80.35 $1.12 7/18 8/3
LUV Southwest Airlines 0.94% $42.33 $0.40 6/6 6/29
LVS Las Vegas Sands 6.24% $46.19 $2.88 6/20 6/30
M Macy's 4.61% $32.72 $1.51 6/13 7/1
MA MasterCard 0.78% $97.18 $0.76 4/6 5/9
MCD McDonald's 2.76% $123.25 $3.40 6/2 6/20
MIC Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC 6.71% $71.52 $4.80 5/10 5/17
NAT Nordic American Tankers 11.38% $15.12 $1.72 5/10 5/27
NM Navios Maritime 22.86% $1.05 $0.24 9/16 9/25
NMM Navios Maritime Partners L.P. 61.59% $1.38 $0.85 11/9 11/13
NSC Norfolk Southern 2.81% $84.00 $2.36 2/3 3/10
NTRI Nutrisystem Inc. 2.58% $27.15 $0.70 5/11 5/23
OMI Owens & Minor 2.75% $37.11 $1.02 6/13 6/30
PAYX Paychex 3.09% $54.33 $1.68 5/5 5/23
PETM PetSmart 0.94% $82.98 $0.78 10/29 11/14
RCI Rogers Communications 3.69% $38.83 $1.43 6/8 7/4
RGC Regal Entertainment Group 4.14% $21.24 $0.88 6/2 6/16
RNDY Roundy's 13.33% $3.60 $0.48 11/14 11/25
RRD RR Donnelley 6.36% $16.36 $1.04 5/11 6/1
SAI SAIC Inc. NA $0.00 $0.48 7/11 7/30
SBUX Starbucks 1.45% $55.15 $0.80 5/3 5/20
SFL Ship Finance International 11.46% $15.70 $1.80 3/14 3/30
SIX Six Flags Entertainment 4.04% $57.49 $2.32 5/24 6/13
SJR Shaw Communications 4.76% $19.14 $0.91 6/13 6/29
SPLS Staples 5.51% $8.71 $0.48 3/22 4/14
SSW Seaspan 9.23% $14.95 $1.38 4/18 5/2
STB Student Transportation Inc 11.59% $4.80 $0.56 6/28 7/15
STON StoneMor Partners L.P. 11.18% $23.62 $2.64 5/4 5/13
STRA Strayer Education 8.36% $47.85 $4.00 11/21 12/10
SWY Safeway 2.62% $35.10 $0.92 12/23 1/2
SYY Sysco Corp 2.55% $48.66 $1.24 6/29 7/22
TAL TAL International Group 11.88% $15.15 $1.80 5/10 5/26
TEU Box Ships Inc 0.00% $0.24 $0.00 11/19 11/28
TGH Textainer Group Holdings 7.33% $13.09 $0.96 5/12 5/25
TGP Teekay LNG Partners L.P. 3.98% $14.07 $0.56 4/27 5/13
TGT Target 3.25% $68.90 $2.24 5/16 6/10
TIF Tiffany & Co. 2.88% $62.54 $1.80 6/16 7/11
TJX TJX Companies 1.36% $76.65 $1.04 5/10 6/2
TNK Teekay Tankers 10.32% $3.49 $0.36 5/25 6/3
TOO Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. 7.15% $6.15 $0.44 4/27 5/13
TWC Time Warner Cable 1.43% $209.56 $3.00 3/30 4/22
TWX Time Warner 2.14% $75.28 $1.61 5/26 6/15
UNP Union Pacific 2.65% $82.97 $2.20 5/26 6/30
UPS United Parcel Service 3.03% $102.98 $3.12 5/12 6/1
V Visa 0.70% $79.66 $0.56 5/11 6/7
VLCCF KnightsBridge Tankers 4.00% $5.00 $0.20 12/1 12/10
WEN The Wendy's Company 2.33% $10.29 $0.24 5/27 6/15
WFM Whole Foods Market 1.69% $32.03 $0.54 4/6 4/19
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 2.77% $70.75 $1.96 8/10 9/6
WU Western Union 3.29% $19.47 $0.64 6/14 6/30
WWE World Wrestling Entertainment 2.74% $17.51 $0.48 6/13 6/27
WYNN Wynn Resorts 2.08% $95.96 $2.00 5/13 5/26
YUM Yum Brands 2.23% $82.59 $1.84 7/13 8/5