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 4.02%
Air Delivery & Freight Services 4 1.91%
Air Services, Other 4 0.97%
Apparel Stores 23 3.44%
Auto Dealerships 6 2.05%
Auto Parts Stores 2 0.07%
Auto Parts Wholesale 1 2.63%
Basic Materials Wholesale 8 3.70%
Broadcasting - Radio 3 1.96%
Broadcasting - TV 13 1.12%
Business Services 45 1.96%
Catalog & Mail Order Houses 2 1.85%
CATV Systems 9 1.72%
Computers Wholesale 1 3.50%
Consumer Services 6 11.61%
Department Stores 7 1.58%
Discount, Variety Stores 10 1.34%
Drug Stores 4 1.86%
Drugs Wholesale 5 1.72%
Education & Training Services 10 42.35%
Electronics Stores 2 4.14%
Electronics Wholesale 7 2.67%
Entertainment - Diversified 9 1.88%
Food Wholesale 3 2.16%
Gaming Activities 5 0.79%
General Entertainment 4 2.92%
Grocery Stores 13 3.39%
Home Furnishing Stores 2 4.24%
Home Improvement Stores 2 1.71%
Industrial Equipment Wholesale 5 2.11%
Jewelry Stores 2 1.94%
Lodging 11 2.50%
Major Airlines 3 1.40%
Management Services 9 1.91%
Marketing Services 5 3.31%
Medical Equipment Wholesale 2 2.40%
Movie Production, Theaters 4 2.70%
Music & Video Stores 1 0.67%
Personal Services 11 3.14%
Publishing - Books 4 2.36%
Publishing - Newspapers 9 4.30%
Publishing - Periodicals 2 3.51%
Railroads 13 2.82%
Regional Airlines 7 1.02%
Rental & Leasing Services 13 4.49%
Research Services 4 6.57%
Resorts & Casinos 8 2.03%
Restaurants 26 2.07%
Security & Protection Services 6 3.53%
Shipping 34 10.43%
Specialty Eateries 3 1.31%
Specialty Retail, Other 16 2.94%
Sporting Activities 5 2.04%
Sporting Goods Stores 2 2.92%
Staffing & Outsourcing Services 9 2.75%
Technical Services 10 1.82%
Trucking 11 0.88%
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% $112.86 $2.20 4/13 5/13
ADT ADT Corp 2.10% $41.98 $0.88 1/25 2/17
AEO American Eagle Outfitters 2.91% $17.17 $0.50 7/1 7/20
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch 3.98% $20.12 $0.80 3/2 3/14
APU AmeriGas Partners L.P. 7.55% $48.75 $3.68 5/6 5/18
BBY Best Buy 3.48% $32.14 $1.12 6/10 7/5
BKE Buckle Inc. 3.85% $25.99 $1.00 7/13 7/27
CAH Cardinal Health 1.87% $82.99 $1.55 6/29 7/15
CBRL Cracker Barrel 2.90% $158.73 $4.60 7/13 8/5
CCL Carnival Corp 3.05% $45.94 $1.40 8/24 9/16
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2.39% $72.03 $1.72 6/1 6/30
CMCSA Comcast 1.63% $67.46 $1.10 7/1 7/27
CME CME Group 2.36% $101.79 $2.40 6/8 6/27
CNI Canadian National Railway Company 2.37% $63.33 $1.50 6/7 6/30
COST Costco 0.96% $167.47 $1.60 4/27 5/13
CPLP Capital Product Partners L.P. 7.63% $3.93 $0.30 8/3 8/12
CSX CSX Corp 2.53% $28.48 $0.72 8/29 9/15
CVS CVS Health Corporation 1.76% $96.55 $1.70 7/19 8/1
CXW Corrections Corp of Amercia 6.70% $32.22 $2.16 6/29 7/15
DAL Delta Air Lines 1.39% $38.96 $0.54 5/9 6/1
DCIX Diana Containerships Inc 5.04% $3.97 $0.20 5/26 6/15
DIS The Walt Disney Company 1.35% $97.71 $1.32 7/7 7/28
DNKN Dunkin Brands 2.52% $47.64 $1.20 8/18 8/31
DRI Darden Restaurants 3.58% $62.56 $2.24 7/7 8/1
FDO Family Dollar Stores 1.56% $79.39 $1.24 9/11 10/15
FDX FedEx 1.00% $160.77 $1.60 6/14 7/1
FGP Ferrellgas Partners L.P. 10.76% $19.05 $2.05 6/3 6/14
FL Foot Locker 1.86% $59.18 $1.10 7/13 7/29
FLY Fly Leasing Ltd. ADR 8.99% $11.12 $1.00 10/28 11/20
FUN Cedar Fair L.P. 5.38% $61.32 $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. 7.49% $34.72 $2.60 7/28 8/12
GLNG Golar LNG Ltd. 1.23% $16.29 $0.20 6/13 7/7
GME GameStop 4.80% $30.81 $1.48 6/6 6/21
GPC Genuine Parts 2.63% $99.90 $2.63 6/1 7/1
GPS The Gap Inc. 3.78% $24.34 $0.92 7/1 7/27
GWW W.W.Grainger 2.24% $217.84 $4.88 5/5 6/1
HD Home Depot 2.02% $136.52 $2.76 5/31 6/16
HLF Herbalife Ltd. 1.81% $66.13 $1.20 2/28 3/18
HRB H&R Block 3.68% $23.91 $0.88 6/16 7/1
INTX Intersections Inc 43.72% $1.83 $0.80 3/18 4/3
IRM Iron Mountain 4.72% $41.06 $1.94 6/2 6/24
JCP J.C. Penney 0.00% $9.15 $0.00 4/5 5/1
JWN Nordstrom Inc. 3.62% $40.86 $1.48 5/26 6/15
KR Kroger 1.33% $35.98 $0.48 8/11 9/1
KSS Kohl's Corporation 5.07% $39.47 $2.00 6/6 6/22
LOW Lowe's 1.39% $80.65 $1.12 7/18 8/3
LUV Southwest Airlines 1.06% $37.83 $0.40 6/6 6/29
LVS Las Vegas Sands 6.09% $47.32 $2.88 6/20 6/30
M Macy's 4.28% $35.28 $1.51 6/13 7/1
MA MasterCard 0.81% $93.66 $0.76 7/6 8/9
MCD McDonald's 2.65% $128.26 $3.40 6/2 6/20
MIC Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC 6.21% $77.31 $4.80 5/10 5/17
NAT Nordic American Tankers 12.86% $13.37 $1.72 5/10 5/27
NM Navios Maritime 20.17% $1.19 $0.24 9/16 9/25
NMM Navios Maritime Partners L.P. 54.84% $1.55 $0.85 11/9 11/13
NSC Norfolk Southern 2.56% $92.01 $2.36 2/3 3/10
NTRI Nutrisystem Inc. 2.68% $26.09 $0.70 5/11 5/23
OMI Owens & Minor 2.86% $35.64 $1.02 6/13 6/30
PAYX Paychex 3.03% $60.74 $1.84 7/28 8/25
PETM PetSmart 0.94% $82.98 $0.78 10/29 11/14
RCI Rogers Communications 3.32% $43.19 $1.43 6/8 7/4
RGC Regal Entertainment Group 3.73% $23.62 $0.88 6/2 6/16
RNDY Roundy's 13.33% $3.60 $0.48 11/14 11/25
RRD RR Donnelley 5.80% $17.93 $1.04 8/11 9/1
SAI SAIC Inc. NA $0.00 $0.48 7/11 7/30
SBUX Starbucks 1.38% $57.90 $0.80 8/2 8/19
SFL Ship Finance International 11.98% $15.03 $1.80 6/10 6/29
SIX Six Flags Entertainment 3.90% $59.46 $2.32 5/24 6/13
SJR Shaw Communications 4.56% $19.86 $0.91 8/11 8/30
SPLS Staples 5.29% $9.07 $0.48 6/22 7/14
SSW Seaspan 9.34% $14.77 $1.38 7/18 8/1
STB Student Transportation Inc 10.60% $5.25 $0.56 7/27 8/15
STON StoneMor Partners L.P. 10.06% $26.23 $2.64 5/4 5/13
STRA Strayer Education 8.00% $50.00 $4.00 11/21 12/10
SWY Safeway 2.62% $35.10 $0.92 12/23 1/2
SYY Sysco Corp 2.38% $52.09 $1.24 6/29 7/22
TAL TAL International Group 11.78% $15.28 $1.80 5/10 5/26
TEU Box Ships Inc 0.00% $0.24 $0.00 11/19 11/28
TGH Textainer Group Holdings 7.97% $12.04 $0.96 5/12 5/25
TGP Teekay LNG Partners L.P. 5.03% $11.13 $0.56 7/27 8/12
TGT Target 3.20% $74.92 $2.40 8/15 9/10
TIF Tiffany & Co. 2.90% $62.00 $1.80 6/16 7/11
TJX TJX Companies 1.30% $79.83 $1.04 8/9 9/1
TNK Teekay Tankers 11.50% $3.13 $0.36 5/25 6/3
TOO Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. 7.75% $5.68 $0.44 7/27 8/12
TWC Time Warner Cable 1.43% $209.56 $3.00 3/30 4/22
TWX Time Warner 2.05% $78.36 $1.61 5/26 6/15
UNP Union Pacific 2.37% $92.85 $2.20 5/26 6/30
UPS United Parcel Service 2.83% $110.36 $3.12 5/12 6/1
V Visa 0.70% $79.91 $0.56 8/17 9/6
VLCCF KnightsBridge Tankers 4.00% $5.00 $0.20 12/1 12/10
WEN The Wendy's Company 2.40% $10.02 $0.24 5/27 6/15
WFM Whole Foods Market 1.60% $33.72 $0.54 6/29 7/12
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 2.66% $73.55 $1.96 8/10 9/6
WU Western Union 3.16% $20.26 $0.64 9/14 9/30
WWE World Wrestling Entertainment 2.42% $19.86 $0.48 9/13 9/26
WYNN Wynn Resorts 2.09% $95.77 $2.00 5/13 5/26
YUM Yum Brands 2.04% $90.10 $1.84 7/13 8/5