Services Sector

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.

2.50%

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 4.51%
Air Delivery & Freight Services 4 1.68%
Air Services, Other 3 2.59%
Apparel Stores 20 2.31%
Auto Dealerships 5 2.64%
Auto Parts Stores 2 0.77%
Auto Parts Wholesale 1 2.48%
Basic Materials Wholesale 8 2.22%
Broadcasting - Radio 2 2.72%
Broadcasting - TV 8 1.99%
Business Services 37 2.08%
Catalog & Mail Order Houses 2 1.38%
CATV Systems 6 2.41%
Computers Wholesale 1 3.88%
Consumer Services 5 8.83%
Department Stores 6 1.02%
Discount, Variety Stores 7 1.78%
Drug Stores 4 1.59%
Drugs Wholesale 5 1.73%
Education & Training Services 9 2.37%
Electronics Stores 2 2.75%
Electronics Wholesale 6 2.74%
Entertainment - Diversified 7 2.20%
Food Wholesale 3 2.69%
Gaming Activities 4 1.13%
General Entertainment 4 3.27%
Grocery Stores 13 3.62%
Home Furnishing Stores 2 1.98%
Home Improvement Stores 2 1.65%
Industrial Equipment Wholesale 5 1.74%
Jewelry Stores 2 1.12%
Lodging 9 2.36%
Major Airlines 3 1.12%
Management Services 9 2.39%
Marketing Services 5 3.17%
Medical Equipment Wholesale 2 2.45%
Movie Production, Theaters 4 2.95%
Music & Video Stores 1 0.67%
Personal Services 10 2.85%
Publishing - Books 5 2.75%
Publishing - Newspapers 7 3.64%
Publishing - Periodicals 1 3.56%
Railroads 12 1.41%
Regional Airlines 6 1.39%
Rental & Leasing Services 12 3.75%
Research Services 4 4.90%
Resorts & Casinos 7 1.97%
Restaurants 23 2.41%
Security & Protection Services 5 2.94%
Shipping 34 5.87%
Specialty Eateries 3 1.39%
Specialty Retail, Other 12 3.84%
Sporting Activities 4 2.20%
Sporting Goods Stores 2 2.57%
Staffing & Outsourcing Services 8 2.36%
Technical Services 10 2.11%
Trucking 11 0.73%
Wholesale, Other 2 1.42%

Top 100 Services Dividend Stocks

Stock Symbol Company Name DARS™ Rating (?) Dividend Yield Current Price Annual Dividend Ex- Div Date Pay Date
ACN Accenture plc ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.38% $78.08 $1.86 10/15 11/17
ADT ADT Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.34% $34.12 $0.80 10/27 11/19
AEO American Eagle Outfitters Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.62% $13.80 $0.50 9/29 10/15
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.38% $33.61 $0.80 8/28 9/10
APU AmeriGas Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.66% $45.97 $3.52 11/6 11/18
BBY Best Buy Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.29% $33.12 $0.76 9/9 10/2
BKE Buckle Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.85% $47.67 $0.88 10/10 10/27
CAH Cardinal Health Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.79% $76.45 $1.37 9/29 10/15
CBRL Cracker Barrel Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.65% $109.54 $4.00 10/15 11/5
CCL Carnival Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.64% $37.83 $1.00 11/19 12/12
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.98% $70.61 $1.40 9/3 9/30
CMCSA Comcast Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.69% $53.22 $0.90 1/5 1/28
CME CME Group Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.32% $81.20 $1.88 9/8 9/25
CNI Canadian National Railway Company Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.47% $68.24 $1.00 12/8 12/31
COST Costco Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.09% $130.59 $1.42 7/9 7/25
CPLP Capital Product Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.09% $9.22 $0.93 11/5 11/14
CSX CSX Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.84% $34.82 $0.64 11/25 12/15
CVS CVS Caremark Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.32% $83.60 $1.10 10/21 11/3
CXW Corrections Corp of Amercia Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.74% $35.54 $2.04 9/30 10/15
DAL Delta Air Lines Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.95% $37.92 $0.36 8/6 8/29
DCIX Diana Containerships Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.35% $2.14 $0.20 8/12 9/3
DIS The Walt Disney Company Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.98% $87.99 $0.86 12/12 1/16
DNKN Dunkin Brands Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.09% $44.00 $0.92 11/20 12/3
DRI Darden Restaurants Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.37% $50.30 $2.20 10/8 11/3
FDO Family Dollar Stores Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.60% $77.68 $1.24 9/11 10/15
FDX FedEx Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.49% $162.50 $0.80 9/8 10/1
FGP Ferrellgas Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.50% $26.68 $2.00 9/3 9/12
FL Foot Locker Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.60% $55.14 $0.88 10/15 10/31
FLY Fly Leasing Ltd. ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.97% $12.54 $1.00 10/29 11/20
FUN Cedar Fair L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.93% $47.18 $2.80 9/2 9/15
GA Giant Interactive Group ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.37% $11.92 $0.64 12/10 NA
GEO The Geo Group, Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.00% $38.02 $2.28 8/14 8/29
GLNG Golar LNG Ltd. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.35% $53.66 $1.80 9/8 9/26
GME GameStop Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.20% $41.26 $1.32 8/29 9/16
GPC Genuine Parts Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.48% $92.80 $2.30 9/3 10/1
GPS The Gap Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.15% $37.14 $0.80 10/6 10/29
GWW W.W.Grainger Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.84% $235.38 $4.32 8/7 9/1
HD Home Depot Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.98% $94.80 $1.88 9/2 9/18
HLF Herbalife Ltd. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.34% $51.23 $1.20 2/28 3/18
HRB H&R Block Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.60% $30.80 $0.80 9/5 10/1
INTX Intersections Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 21.05% $3.80 $0.80 3/18 4/3
IRM Iron Mountain Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.46% $34.78 $1.90 9/23 10/15
JCP J.C. Penney Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.00% $7.73 $0.00 4/5 5/1
JWN Nordstrom Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.84% $71.77 $1.32 8/28 9/17
KR Kroger Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.22% $54.29 $0.66 11/12 12/1
KSS Kohl's Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.64% $59.20 $1.56 9/8 9/24
LOW Lowe's Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.31% $54.96 $0.72 10/20 11/5
LUV Southwest Airlines Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.72% $33.25 $0.24 8/19 9/12
LVS Las Vegas Sands Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.16% $63.23 $2.00 9/18 9/30
M Macy's Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.14% $58.39 $1.25 9/11 10/1
MA MasterCard Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.59% $74.09 $0.44 10/7 11/10
MCD McDonald's Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.74% $91.02 $3.40 11/26 12/15
MIC Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.65% $67.29 $3.80 8/7 8/14
NAT Nordic American Tankers Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.67% $7.80 $0.52 10/20 11/5
NM Navios Maritime Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.26% $5.63 $0.24 9/16 9/26
NMM Navios Maritime Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.50% $16.86 $1.77 8/6 8/13
NSC Norfolk Southern Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.11% $107.87 $2.28 11/5 12/10
NTRI Nutrisystem Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.30% $16.28 $0.70 8/6 8/18
OMI Owens & Minor Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.98% $33.58 $1.00 9/11 9/30
PAYX Paychex Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.38% $45.01 $1.52 10/30 11/20
PETM PetSmart Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.14% $68.64 $0.78 10/29 11/14
RCI Rogers Communications Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.80% $38.10 $1.83 12/9 1/2
RGC Regal Entertainment Group Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.42% $19.89 $0.88 9/3 9/15
RNDY Roundy's Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 15.05% $3.19 $0.48 11/14 11/25
RRD RR Donnelley Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.28% $16.56 $1.04 8/13 9/2
SAI SAIC Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings NA $0.00 $0.48 7/11 7/30
SBUX Starbucks Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.39% $74.84 $1.04 8/5 8/22
SFL Ship Finance International Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.79% $16.76 $1.64 9/10 9/30
SIX Six Flags Entertainment Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.33% $39.06 $2.08 11/21 12/8
SJR Shaw Communications Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.45% $24.70 $1.10 11/12 11/27
SPLS Staples Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.83% $12.52 $0.48 9/24 10/16
SSW Seaspan Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.87% $20.10 $1.38 10/16 10/30
STB Student Transportation Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.89% $6.26 $0.56 10/29 11/17
STON StoneMor Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.33% $26.14 $2.44 8/1 8/14
STRA Strayer Education Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.03% $66.30 $4.00 11/21 12/10
SWY Safeway Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.70% $34.11 $0.92 9/16 10/9
SYY Sysco Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.06% $37.93 $1.16 10/1 10/24
TAL TAL International Group Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.13% $40.39 $2.88 11/28 12/23
TEU Box Ships Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.00% $1.14 $0.00 11/19 11/28
TGH Textainer Group Holdings Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.66% $33.20 $1.88 8/14 8/27
TGP Teekay LNG Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.03% $39.40 $2.77 10/15 11/14
TGT Target Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.35% $62.03 $2.08 11/17 12/10
TIF Tiffany & Co. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.61% $94.40 $1.52 9/18 10/10
TJX TJX Companies Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.12% $62.34 $0.70 11/10 12/4
TNK Teekay Tankers Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.15% $3.81 $0.12 10/15 10/31
TOO Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.78% $31.72 $2.15 10/15 11/14
TWC Time Warner Cable Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.13% $140.93 $3.00 11/25 12/15
TWX Time Warner Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.62% $78.19 $1.27 8/27 9/15
UNP Union Pacific Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.78% $112.23 $2.00 8/27 10/1
UPS United Parcel Service Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.67% $100.48 $2.68 8/14 9/3
V Visa Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.75% $214.28 $1.60 11/12 12/2
VLCCF KnightsBridge Tankers Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.32% $7.75 $0.80 8/26 9/10
WAG Walgreen Company Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.17% $62.07 $1.35 11/13 12/12
WEN The Wendy's Company Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.39% $8.37 $0.20 8/28 9/16
WFM Whole Foods Market Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.26% $38.03 $0.48 9/24 10/7
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.52% $76.25 $1.92 12/3 1/5
WU Western Union Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.05% $16.41 $0.50 9/11 9/30
WWE World Wrestling Entertainment Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.60% $13.34 $0.48 9/11 9/25
WYNN Wynn Resorts Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.72% $183.49 $5.00 8/8 8/26
YUM Yum Brands Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.37% $69.25 $1.64 10/15 11/7