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.

3.50%

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 4.08%
Air Delivery & Freight Services 4 1.94%
Air Services, Other 4 1.02%
Apparel Stores 23 3.60%
Auto Dealerships 6 2.24%
Auto Parts Stores 2 0.07%
Auto Parts Wholesale 1 2.60%
Basic Materials Wholesale 8 3.79%
Broadcasting - Radio 3 2.27%
Broadcasting - TV 13 1.21%
Business Services 45 2.04%
Catalog & Mail Order Houses 2 1.88%
CATV Systems 9 1.81%
Computers Wholesale 1 3.54%
Consumer Services 6 10.41%
Department Stores 7 1.65%
Discount, Variety Stores 10 1.37%
Drug Stores 4 1.92%
Drugs Wholesale 5 1.88%
Education & Training Services 10 42.46%
Electronics Stores 2 4.61%
Electronics Wholesale 7 2.84%
Entertainment - Diversified 9 2.01%
Food Wholesale 3 2.23%
Gaming Activities 5 0.81%
General Entertainment 4 3.11%
Grocery Stores 13 3.50%
Home Furnishing Stores 2 4.14%
Home Improvement Stores 2 1.79%
Industrial Equipment Wholesale 5 2.16%
Jewelry Stores 2 2.02%
Lodging 11 2.64%
Major Airlines 3 1.30%
Management Services 9 1.94%
Marketing Services 5 3.39%
Medical Equipment Wholesale 2 2.37%
Movie Production, Theaters 4 2.91%
Music & Video Stores 1 0.67%
Personal Services 11 3.27%
Publishing - Books 4 2.48%
Publishing - Newspapers 9 4.57%
Publishing - Periodicals 2 3.81%
Railroads 13 3.00%
Regional Airlines 7 1.23%
Rental & Leasing Services 13 4.89%
Research Services 4 7.06%
Resorts & Casinos 8 2.20%
Restaurants 26 2.16%
Security & Protection Services 6 3.48%
Shipping 34 11.34%
Specialty Eateries 3 1.34%
Specialty Retail, Other 16 3.10%
Sporting Activities 5 2.18%
Sporting Goods Stores 2 3.37%
Staffing & Outsourcing Services 9 2.90%
Technical Services 10 1.98%
Trucking 11 0.91%
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 1.94% $113.29 $2.20 4/13 5/13
ADT ADT Corp 2.10% $41.98 $0.88 1/25 2/17
AEO American Eagle Outfitters 3.14% $15.93 $0.50 7/1 7/20
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch 4.49% $17.81 $0.80 3/2 3/14
APU AmeriGas Partners L.P. 7.88% $46.70 $3.68 5/6 5/18
BBY Best Buy 3.66% $30.60 $1.12 6/10 7/5
BKE Buckle Inc. 3.85% $25.99 $1.00 7/13 7/27
CAH Cardinal Health 1.98% $78.01 $1.55 6/29 7/15
CBRL Cracker Barrel 2.68% $171.47 $4.60 7/13 8/5
CCL Carnival Corp 3.17% $44.20 $1.40 5/25 6/17
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2.32% $74.25 $1.72 6/1 6/30
CMCSA Comcast 1.69% $65.19 $1.10 7/1 7/27
CME CME Group 2.46% $97.40 $2.40 6/8 6/27
CNI Canadian National Railway Company 2.54% $59.06 $1.50 6/7 6/30
COST Costco 1.02% $157.04 $1.60 4/27 5/13
CPLP Capital Product Partners L.P. 10.07% $2.98 $0.30 5/4 5/13
CSX CSX Corp 2.76% $26.08 $0.72 5/26 6/15
CVS CVS Health Corporation 1.78% $95.74 $1.70 4/20 5/2
CXW Corrections Corp of Amercia 6.17% $35.02 $2.16 6/29 7/15
DAL Delta Air Lines 1.48% $36.43 $0.54 5/9 6/1
DCIX Diana Containerships Inc 5.65% $3.54 $0.20 5/26 6/15
DIS The Walt Disney Company 1.45% $97.82 $1.42 7/7 7/28
DNKN Dunkin Brands 2.75% $43.62 $1.20 5/26 6/8
DRI Darden Restaurants 3.54% $63.34 $2.24 7/7 8/1
FDO Family Dollar Stores 1.56% $79.39 $1.24 9/11 10/15
FDX FedEx 1.05% $151.78 $1.60 6/14 7/1
FGP Ferrellgas Partners L.P. 11.09% $18.48 $2.05 6/3 6/14
FL Foot Locker 2.01% $54.86 $1.10 7/13 7/29
FLY Fly Leasing Ltd. ADR 10.07% $9.93 $1.00 10/28 11/20
FUN Cedar Fair L.P. 5.71% $57.82 $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. 7.61% $34.18 $2.60 4/28 5/12
GLNG Golar LNG Ltd. 1.29% $15.50 $0.20 6/13 7/7
GME GameStop 5.57% $26.58 $1.48 6/6 6/21
GPC Genuine Parts 2.60% $101.25 $2.63 6/1 7/1
GPS The Gap Inc. 4.34% $21.22 $0.92 7/1 7/27
GWW W.W.Grainger 2.15% $227.25 $4.88 5/5 6/1
HD Home Depot 2.16% $127.69 $2.76 5/31 6/16
HLF Herbalife Ltd. 2.05% $58.53 $1.20 2/28 3/18
HRB H&R Block 3.83% $23.00 $0.88 6/16 7/1
INTX Intersections Inc 37.38% $2.14 $0.80 3/18 4/3
IRM Iron Mountain 4.87% $39.83 $1.94 6/2 6/24
JCP J.C. Penney 0.00% $8.88 $0.00 4/5 5/1
JWN Nordstrom Inc. 3.89% $38.05 $1.48 5/26 6/15
KR Kroger 1.30% $36.79 $0.48 8/11 9/1
KSS Kohl's Corporation 5.27% $37.92 $2.00 6/6 6/22
LOW Lowe's 1.41% $79.17 $1.12 7/18 8/3
LUV Southwest Airlines 1.02% $39.21 $0.40 6/6 6/29
LVS Las Vegas Sands 6.62% $43.49 $2.88 6/20 6/30
M Macy's 4.49% $33.61 $1.51 6/13 7/1
MA MasterCard 0.86% $88.06 $0.76 7/6 8/9
MCD McDonald's 2.83% $120.34 $3.40 6/2 6/20
MIC Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC 6.48% $74.05 $4.80 5/10 5/17
NAT Nordic American Tankers 12.38% $13.89 $1.72 5/10 5/27
NM Navios Maritime 29.63% $0.81 $0.24 9/16 9/25
NMM Navios Maritime Partners L.P. 65.89% $1.29 $0.85 11/9 11/13
NSC Norfolk Southern 2.77% $85.13 $2.36 2/3 3/10
NTRI Nutrisystem Inc. 2.76% $25.36 $0.70 5/11 5/23
OMI Owens & Minor 2.73% $37.38 $1.02 6/13 6/30
PAYX Paychex 2.82% $59.50 $1.68 5/5 5/23
PETM PetSmart 0.94% $82.98 $0.78 10/29 11/14
RCI Rogers Communications 3.55% $40.40 $1.43 6/8 7/4
RGC Regal Entertainment Group 3.99% $22.04 $0.88 6/2 6/16
RNDY Roundy's 13.33% $3.60 $0.48 11/14 11/25
RRD RR Donnelley 6.15% $16.92 $1.04 5/11 6/1
SAI SAIC Inc. NA $0.00 $0.48 7/11 7/30
SBUX Starbucks 1.40% $57.12 $0.80 5/3 5/20
SFL Ship Finance International 12.21% $14.74 $1.80 6/10 6/29
SIX Six Flags Entertainment 4.00% $57.95 $2.32 5/24 6/13
SJR Shaw Communications 4.77% $19.20 $0.92 7/13 7/28
SPLS Staples 5.57% $8.62 $0.48 6/22 7/14
SSW Seaspan 9.89% $13.96 $1.38 4/18 5/2
STB Student Transportation Inc 10.83% $5.14 $0.56 7/27 8/15
STON StoneMor Partners L.P. 10.54% $25.05 $2.64 5/4 5/13
STRA Strayer Education 8.14% $49.13 $4.00 11/21 12/10
SWY Safeway 2.62% $35.10 $0.92 12/23 1/2
SYY Sysco Corp 2.44% $50.74 $1.24 6/29 7/22
TAL TAL International Group 13.42% $13.41 $1.80 5/10 5/26
TEU Box Ships Inc 0.00% $0.24 $0.00 11/19 11/28
TGH Textainer Group Holdings 8.62% $11.14 $0.96 5/12 5/25
TGP Teekay LNG Partners L.P. 4.98% $11.25 $0.56 4/27 5/13
TGT Target 3.44% $69.82 $2.40 8/15 9/10
TIF Tiffany & Co. 2.97% $60.64 $1.80 6/16 7/11
TJX TJX Companies 1.35% $77.23 $1.04 8/9 9/1
TNK Teekay Tankers 12.08% $2.98 $0.36 5/25 6/3
TOO Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. 7.39% $5.95 $0.44 4/27 5/13
TWC Time Warner Cable 1.43% $209.56 $3.00 3/30 4/22
TWX Time Warner 2.19% $73.54 $1.61 5/26 6/15
UNP Union Pacific 2.52% $87.25 $2.20 5/26 6/30
UPS United Parcel Service 2.90% $107.72 $3.12 5/12 6/1
V Visa 0.76% $74.17 $0.56 5/11 6/7
VLCCF KnightsBridge Tankers 4.00% $5.00 $0.20 12/1 12/10
WEN The Wendy's Company 2.49% $9.62 $0.24 5/27 6/15
WFM Whole Foods Market 1.69% $32.02 $0.54 6/29 7/12
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 2.68% $73.02 $1.96 8/10 9/6
WU Western Union 3.34% $19.18 $0.64 6/14 6/30
WWE World Wrestling Entertainment 2.61% $18.41 $0.48 6/13 6/27
WYNN Wynn Resorts 2.21% $90.64 $2.00 5/13 5/26
YUM Yum Brands 2.22% $82.92 $1.84 7/13 8/5