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 4.52%
Air Delivery & Freight Services 4 1.68%
Air Services, Other 3 2.59%
Apparel Stores 20 2.30%
Auto Dealerships 5 2.64%
Auto Parts Stores 2 0.77%
Auto Parts Wholesale 1 2.47%
Basic Materials Wholesale 8 2.23%
Broadcasting - Radio 2 2.73%
Broadcasting - TV 8 2.00%
Business Services 37 2.09%
Catalog & Mail Order Houses 2 1.38%
CATV Systems 6 2.41%
Computers Wholesale 1 3.88%
Consumer Services 5 8.84%
Department Stores 6 1.02%
Discount, Variety Stores 7 1.78%
Drug Stores 4 1.59%
Drugs Wholesale 5 1.74%
Education & Training Services 9 2.39%
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 3.28%
Grocery Stores 13 3.62%
Home Furnishing Stores 2 1.97%
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 3.18%
Medical Equipment Wholesale 2 2.46%
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 3.67%
Publishing - Periodicals 1 3.60%
Railroads 12 1.41%
Regional Airlines 6 1.40%
Rental & Leasing Services 12 3.75%
Research Services 4 4.87%
Resorts & Casinos 7 1.98%
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 1.40%

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% $78.06 $1.86 10/15 11/17
ADT ADT Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.35% $34.10 $0.80 10/27 11/19
AEO American Eagle Outfitters Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.63% $13.79 $0.50 9/29 10/15
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.38% $33.66 $0.80 8/28 9/10
APU AmeriGas Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.67% $45.88 $3.52 8/7 8/18
BBY Best Buy Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.30% $33.01 $0.76 9/9 10/2
BKE Buckle Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.85% $47.59 $0.88 10/10 10/27
CAH Cardinal Health Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.79% $76.40 $1.37 9/29 10/15
CBRL Cracker Barrel Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.65% $109.50 $4.00 10/15 11/5
CCL Carnival Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.66% $37.58 $1.00 11/19 12/12
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.98% $70.65 $1.40 9/3 9/30
CMCSA Comcast Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.69% $53.12 $0.90 9/29 10/22
CME CME Group Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.32% $81.07 $1.88 9/8 9/25
CNI Canadian National Railway Company Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.47% $68.16 $1.00 12/8 12/31
COST Costco Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.09% $130.64 $1.42 7/9 7/25
CPLP Capital Product Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.10% $9.21 $0.93 8/5 8/15
CSX CSX Corp Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.83% $34.91 $0.64 11/25 12/15
CVS CVS Caremark Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.31% $83.69 $1.10 10/21 11/3
CXW Corrections Corp of Amercia Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.74% $35.51 $2.04 9/30 10/15
DAL Delta Air Lines Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.95% $37.99 $0.36 8/6 8/29
DCIX Diana Containerships Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.17% $2.18 $0.20 8/12 9/3
DIS The Walt Disney Company Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.98% $87.89 $0.86 12/12 1/16
DNKN Dunkin Brands Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.07% $44.42 $0.92 8/21 9/3
DRI Darden Restaurants Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.38% $50.23 $2.20 10/8 11/3
FDO Family Dollar Stores Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.60% $77.55 $1.24 9/11 10/15
FDX FedEx Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.49% $162.85 $0.80 9/8 10/1
FGP Ferrellgas Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.51% $26.63 $2.00 9/3 9/12
FL Foot Locker Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.60% $55.07 $0.88 10/15 10/31
FLY Fly Leasing Ltd. ADR Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.99% $12.52 $1.00 10/29 11/20
FUN Cedar Fair L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.94% $47.10 $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% $37.97 $2.28 8/14 8/29
GLNG Golar LNG Ltd. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.38% $53.25 $1.80 9/8 9/26
GME GameStop Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.19% $41.34 $1.32 8/29 9/16
GPC Genuine Parts Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.47% $92.97 $2.30 9/3 10/1
GPS The Gap Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.15% $37.27 $0.80 10/6 10/29
GWW W.W.Grainger Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.84% $234.72 $4.32 8/7 9/1
HD Home Depot Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.98% $94.94 $1.88 9/2 9/18
HLF Herbalife Ltd. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.36% $50.84 $1.20 2/28 3/18
HRB H&R Block Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.61% $30.70 $0.80 9/5 10/1
INTX Intersections Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 21.16% $3.78 $0.80 3/18 4/3
IRM Iron Mountain Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.47% $34.72 $1.90 9/23 10/15
JCP J.C. Penney Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.00% $7.70 $0.00 4/5 5/1
JWN Nordstrom Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.84% $71.66 $1.32 8/28 9/17
KR Kroger Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.22% $54.27 $0.66 11/12 12/1
KSS Kohl's Corporation Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.64% $59.16 $1.56 9/8 9/24
LOW Lowe's Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.31% $54.78 $0.72 10/20 11/5
LUV Southwest Airlines Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.73% $32.79 $0.24 8/19 9/12
LVS Las Vegas Sands Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.17% $63.04 $2.00 9/18 9/30
M Macy's Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.13% $58.62 $1.25 9/11 10/1
MA MasterCard Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.59% $73.99 $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 5.67% $67.00 $3.80 8/7 8/14
NAT Nordic American Tankers Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.69% $7.77 $0.52 10/20 11/5
NM Navios Maritime Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.23% $5.67 $0.24 9/16 9/26
NMM Navios Maritime Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.54% $16.79 $1.77 8/6 8/13
NSC Norfolk Southern Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.11% $107.88 $2.28 11/5 12/10
NTRI Nutrisystem Inc. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.30% $16.27 $0.70 8/6 8/18
OMI Owens & Minor Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.99% $33.48 $1.00 9/11 9/30
PAYX Paychex Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.37% $45.06 $1.52 10/30 11/20
PETM PetSmart Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.14% $68.53 $0.78 10/29 11/14
RCI Rogers Communications Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.82% $37.94 $1.83 9/10 10/1
RGC Regal Entertainment Group Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 4.43% $19.85 $0.88 9/3 9/15
RNDY Roundy's Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 15.14% $3.17 $0.48 11/14 11/25
RRD RR Donnelley Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.29% $16.54 $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% $74.92 $1.04 8/5 8/22
SFL Ship Finance International Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 9.80% $16.73 $1.64 9/10 9/30
SIX Six Flags Entertainment Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 5.32% $39.13 $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 3.82% $12.56 $0.48 9/24 10/16
SSW Seaspan Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.86% $20.12 $1.38 10/16 10/30
STB Student Transportation Inc Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 8.82% $6.31 $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 6.06% $66.04 $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% $37.92 $1.16 10/1 10/24
TAL TAL International Group Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.11% $40.53 $2.88 8/29 9/24
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 5.65% $33.30 $1.88 8/14 8/27
TGP Teekay LNG Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 7.04% $39.32 $2.77 10/15 11/14
TGT Target Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.35% $62.18 $2.08 11/17 12/10
TIF Tiffany & Co. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.61% $94.51 $1.52 9/18 10/10
TJX TJX Companies Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.12% $62.33 $0.70 11/10 12/4
TNK Teekay Tankers Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.17% $3.78 $0.12 10/15 10/31
TOO Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 6.78% $31.71 $2.15 10/15 11/14
TWC Time Warner Cable Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.13% $140.53 $3.00 8/27 9/15
TWX Time Warner Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.63% $78.12 $1.27 8/27 9/15
UNP Union Pacific Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 1.79% $111.76 $2.00 8/27 10/1
UPS United Parcel Service Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.67% $100.44 $2.68 8/14 9/3
V Visa Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 0.75% $214.22 $1.60 8/13 9/3
VLCCF KnightsBridge Tankers Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 10.24% $7.81 $0.80 8/26 9/10
WAG Walgreen Company Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.17% $62.13 $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% $38.06 $0.48 9/24 10/7
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.52% $76.18 $1.92 12/3 1/5
WU Western Union Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.05% $16.40 $0.50 9/11 9/30
WWE World Wrestling Entertainment Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 3.63% $13.23 $0.48 9/11 9/25
WYNN Wynn Resorts Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.72% $183.60 $5.00 8/8 8/26
YUM Yum Brands Sign Up for DARS™ Ratings 2.37% $69.14 $1.64 10/15 11/7