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.

3.39%

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 4.09%
Air Delivery & Freight Services 4 1.86%
Air Services, Other 4 1.14%
Apparel Stores 23 3.04%
Auto Dealerships 6 2.15%
Auto Parts Stores 2 0.08%
Auto Parts Wholesale 1 2.74%
Basic Materials Wholesale 8 3.48%
Broadcasting - Radio 3 2.36%
Broadcasting - TV 13 1.17%
Business Services 45 2.17%
Catalog & Mail Order Houses 2 1.90%
CATV Systems 9 1.86%
Computers Wholesale 1 3.88%
Consumer Services 6 9.78%
Department Stores 7 1.42%
Discount, Variety Stores 10 1.39%
Drug Stores 4 1.92%
Drugs Wholesale 5 1.96%
Education & Training Services 10 42.06%
Electronics Stores 2 4.00%
Electronics Wholesale 7 2.65%
Entertainment - Diversified 9 1.75%
Food Wholesale 3 2.43%
Gaming Activities 5 1.10%
General Entertainment 4 3.06%
Grocery Stores 13 3.48%
Home Furnishing Stores 2 3.29%
Home Improvement Stores 2 1.77%
Industrial Equipment Wholesale 5 2.15%
Jewelry Stores 2 1.53%
Lodging 11 2.55%
Major Airlines 3 1.11%
Management Services 9 1.87%
Marketing Services 5 3.55%
Medical Equipment Wholesale 2 2.51%
Movie Production, Theaters 4 2.95%
Music & Video Stores 1 0.67%
Personal Services 11 3.21%
Publishing - Books 4 2.49%
Publishing - Newspapers 9 4.59%
Publishing - Periodicals 2 3.86%
Railroads 13 2.81%
Regional Airlines 7 1.12%
Rental & Leasing Services 13 4.36%
Research Services 4 6.77%
Resorts & Casinos 8 2.19%
Restaurants 26 2.19%
Security & Protection Services 6 3.72%
Shipping 34 9.95%
Specialty Eateries 3 1.35%
Specialty Retail, Other 16 3.06%
Sporting Activities 5 2.15%
Sporting Goods Stores 2 2.72%
Staffing & Outsourcing Services 9 3.03%
Technical Services 10 1.90%
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 1.95% $112.92 $2.20 4/13 5/13
ADT ADT Corp 2.10% $41.98 $0.88 1/25 2/17
AEO American Eagle Outfitters 3.49% $14.31 $0.50 4/6 4/22
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch 2.99% $26.73 $0.80 3/2 3/14
APU AmeriGas Partners L.P. 8.49% $43.35 $3.68 5/6 5/18
BBY Best Buy 3.49% $32.08 $1.12 3/15 4/7
BKE Buckle Inc. 3.46% $28.94 $1.00 4/13 4/27
CAH Cardinal Health 1.97% $78.46 $1.55 3/30 4/15
CBRL Cracker Barrel 3.01% $146.41 $4.40 4/13 5/5
CCL Carnival Corp 2.85% $49.05 $1.40 5/25 6/17
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2.42% $70.97 $1.72 3/2 3/31
CMCSA Comcast 1.81% $60.76 $1.10 4/4 4/27
CME CME Group 2.61% $91.91 $2.40 3/8 3/28
CNI Canadian National Railway Company 2.44% $61.56 $1.50 6/7 6/30
COST Costco 1.08% $148.13 $1.60 4/27 5/13
CPLP Capital Product Partners L.P. 10.71% $2.80 $0.30 5/4 5/13
CSX CSX Corp 2.64% $27.27 $0.72 2/25 3/15
CVS CVS Health Corporation 1.69% $100.50 $1.70 4/20 5/2
CXW Corrections Corp of Amercia 7.10% $30.42 $2.16 3/30 4/15
DAL Delta Air Lines 1.30% $41.67 $0.54 5/9 6/1
DCIX Diana Containerships Inc 20.00% $1.00 $0.20 3/11 3/30
DIS The Walt Disney Company 1.38% $103.26 $1.42 12/10 1/11
DNKN Dunkin Brands 2.58% $46.50 $1.20 5/26 6/8
DRI Darden Restaurants 3.53% $62.25 $2.20 4/7 5/2
FDO Family Dollar Stores 1.56% $79.39 $1.24 9/11 10/15
FDX FedEx 0.61% $165.11 $1.00 3/10 4/1
FGP Ferrellgas Partners L.P. 10.94% $18.74 $2.05 3/7 3/16
FL Foot Locker 1.79% $61.44 $1.10 4/13 4/29
FLY Fly Leasing Ltd. ADR 8.53% $11.72 $1.00 10/28 11/20
FUN Cedar Fair L.P. 5.68% $58.07 $3.30 3/10 3/28
GA Giant Interactive Group ADR 5.37% $11.92 $0.64 12/10 NA
GEO The Geo Group, Inc. 8.12% $32.03 $2.60 4/28 5/12
GLNG Golar LNG Ltd. 1.21% $16.58 $0.20 3/14 3/30
GME GameStop 4.51% $32.80 $1.48 3/4 3/22
GPC Genuine Parts 2.74% $95.97 $2.63 6/1 7/1
GPS The Gap Inc. 3.97% $23.18 $0.92 4/4 4/27
GWW W.W.Grainger 2.08% $234.52 $4.88 5/5 6/1
HD Home Depot 2.06% $133.89 $2.76 3/8 3/24
HLF Herbalife Ltd. 2.07% $57.95 $1.20 2/28 3/18
HRB H&R Block 3.95% $20.24 $0.80 3/11 4/1
INTX Intersections Inc 33.61% $2.38 $0.80 3/18 4/3
IRM Iron Mountain 5.31% $36.53 $1.94 3/3 3/21
JCP J.C. Penney 0.00% $9.28 $0.00 4/5 5/1
JWN Nordstrom Inc. 2.89% $51.13 $1.48 3/3 3/22
KR Kroger 1.19% $35.39 $0.42 5/11 6/1
KSS Kohl's Corporation 4.51% $44.30 $2.00 3/7 3/23
LOW Lowe's 1.47% $76.02 $1.12 4/18 5/4
LUV Southwest Airlines 0.67% $44.61 $0.30 3/1 3/24
LVS Las Vegas Sands 6.38% $45.15 $2.88 6/20 6/30
M Macy's 3.64% $39.59 $1.44 3/11 4/1
MA MasterCard 0.78% $96.99 $0.76 4/6 5/9
MCD McDonald's 2.69% $126.49 $3.40 2/26 3/15
MIC Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC 6.42% $70.39 $4.52 3/1 3/8
NAT Nordic American Tankers 11.16% $15.41 $1.72 5/10 5/27
NM Navios Maritime 20.51% $1.17 $0.24 9/16 9/25
NMM Navios Maritime Partners L.P. 51.83% $1.64 $0.85 11/9 11/13
NSC Norfolk Southern 2.62% $90.11 $2.36 2/3 3/10
NTRI Nutrisystem Inc. 3.18% $22.02 $0.70 3/3 3/17
OMI Owens & Minor 2.80% $36.39 $1.02 3/11 3/31
PAYX Paychex 3.22% $52.12 $1.68 5/5 5/23
PETM PetSmart 0.94% $82.98 $0.78 10/29 11/14
RCI Rogers Communications 3.69% $38.88 $1.43 6/8 7/4
RGC Regal Entertainment Group 4.22% $20.85 $0.88 6/2 6/16
RNDY Roundy's 13.33% $3.60 $0.48 11/14 11/25
RRD RR Donnelley 5.98% $17.40 $1.04 5/11 6/1
SAI SAIC Inc. NA $0.00 $0.48 7/11 7/30
SBUX Starbucks 1.42% $56.23 $0.80 5/3 5/20
SFL Ship Finance International 11.87% $15.17 $1.80 3/14 3/30
SIX Six Flags Entertainment 3.86% $60.05 $2.32 2/11 3/7
SJR Shaw Communications 4.87% $18.51 $0.90 5/11 5/30
SPLS Staples 4.71% $10.20 $0.48 3/22 4/14
SSW Seaspan 8.16% $16.91 $1.38 4/18 5/2
STB Student Transportation Inc 11.22% $4.96 $0.56 5/26 6/15
STON StoneMor Partners L.P. 10.82% $24.40 $2.64 5/4 5/13
STRA Strayer Education 8.06% $49.64 $4.00 11/21 12/10
SWY Safeway 2.62% $35.10 $0.92 12/23 1/2
SYY Sysco Corp 2.69% $46.07 $1.24 3/30 4/22
TAL TAL International Group 10.53% $17.10 $1.80 5/10 5/26
TEU Box Ships Inc 0.00% $0.24 $0.00 11/19 11/28
TGH Textainer Group Holdings 6.22% $15.43 $0.96 2/18 3/2
TGP Teekay LNG Partners L.P. 4.08% $13.74 $0.56 4/27 5/13
TGT Target 2.82% $79.50 $2.24 5/16 6/10
TIF Tiffany & Co. 2.24% $71.35 $1.60 3/17 4/11
TJX TJX Companies 1.37% $75.82 $1.04 5/10 6/2
TNK Teekay Tankers 12.18% $3.94 $0.48 1/29 2/12
TOO Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. 7.37% $5.97 $0.44 4/27 5/13
TWC Time Warner Cable 1.41% $212.11 $3.00 3/30 4/22
TWX Time Warner 2.14% $75.14 $1.61 5/26 6/15
UNP Union Pacific 2.52% $87.23 $2.20 2/25 3/31
UPS United Parcel Service 2.97% $105.07 $3.12 2/18 3/9
V Visa 0.73% $77.24 $0.56 5/11 6/7
VLCCF KnightsBridge Tankers 4.00% $5.00 $0.20 12/1 12/10
WEN The Wendy's Company 2.21% $10.86 $0.24 2/26 3/15
WFM Whole Foods Market 1.86% $29.08 $0.54 4/6 4/19
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 2.93% $66.87 $1.96 5/11 6/6
WU Western Union 3.20% $20.00 $0.64 3/15 3/31
WWE World Wrestling Entertainment 2.88% $16.64 $0.48 6/13 6/27
WYNN Wynn Resorts 2.27% $88.30 $2.00 2/19 3/2
YUM Yum Brands 2.31% $79.56 $1.84 4/13 5/6