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.

2.35%

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 2.49%
Air Delivery & Freight Services 4 1.96%
Air Services, Other 4 1.58%
Apparel Stores 23 2.11%
Auto Dealerships 6 1.35%
Auto Parts Stores 2 0.08%
Auto Parts Wholesale 1 2.53%
Basic Materials Wholesale 8 3.66%
Broadcasting - Radio 3 2.02%
Broadcasting - TV 13 1.33%
Business Services 45 1.75%
Catalog & Mail Order Houses 2 0.48%
CATV Systems 9 1.40%
Computers Wholesale 1 3.78%
Consumer Services 6 2.29%
Department Stores 7 1.42%
Discount, Variety Stores 10 1.24%
Drug Stores 4 1.87%
Drugs Wholesale 5 1.34%
Education & Training Services 10 0.43%
Electronics Stores 2 3.73%
Electronics Wholesale 7 1.66%
Entertainment - Diversified 9 2.07%
Food Wholesale 3 2.10%
Gaming Activities 5 1.28%
General Entertainment 4 2.94%
Grocery Stores 13 1.08%
Home Furnishing Stores 2 4.33%
Home Improvement Stores 2 1.92%
Industrial Equipment Wholesale 5 1.24%
Jewelry Stores 2 1.85%
Lodging 11 2.19%
Major Airlines 3 1.64%
Management Services 9 1.91%
Marketing Services 5 2.20%
Medical Equipment Wholesale 2 2.53%
Movie Production, Theaters 4 2.83%
Music & Video Stores 1 0.00%
Personal Services 11 2.40%
Publishing - Books 4 1.44%
Publishing - Newspapers 9 3.93%
Publishing - Periodicals 2 3.65%
Railroads 13 2.64%
Regional Airlines 7 0.85%
Rental & Leasing Services 14 3.69%
Research Services 4 1.16%
Resorts & Casinos 8 1.89%
Restaurants 26 1.82%
Security & Protection Services 6 4.30%
Shipping 34 5.75%
Specialty Eateries 3 0.81%
Specialty Retail, Other 16 2.95%
Sporting Activities 5 2.08%
Sporting Goods Stores 2 2.46%
Staffing & Outsourcing Services 9 2.91%
Technical Services 10 18.23%
Trucking 11 0.76%
Wholesale, Other 2 0.00%

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 1.91% $115.48 $2.20 4/13 5/13
ADT ADT Corp 0.00% $41.98 $0.00 1/25 2/17
AEO American Eagle Outfitters 2.69% $18.58 $0.50 7/1 7/20
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch 0.00% $22.72 $0.00 8/31 9/12
APU AmeriGas Partners L.P. 8.14% $46.17 $3.76 8/8 8/18
BBY Best Buy 2.85% $39.23 $1.12 6/10 7/5
BKE Buckle Inc. 3.62% $27.62 $1.00 7/13 7/27
CAH Cardinal Health 2.19% $82.02 $1.80 9/29 10/15
CBRL Cracker Barrel 2.86% $160.95 $4.60 7/13 8/5
CCL Carnival Corp 2.93% $47.79 $1.40 8/24 9/16
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide 2.48% $69.40 $1.72 8/31 9/30
CMCSA Comcast 1.68% $65.66 $1.10 10/3 10/26
CME CME Group 2.26% $106.03 $2.40 9/7 9/26
CNI Canadian National Railway Company 2.30% $65.16 $1.50 9/7 9/30
COST Costco 1.08% $167.36 $1.80 8/10 8/26
CPLP Capital Product Partners L.P. 8.06% $3.72 $0.30 8/3 8/12
CSX CSX Corp 2.52% $28.53 $0.72 8/29 9/15
CVS CVS Health Corporation 1.75% $97.27 $1.70 7/19 8/1
CXW Corrections Corp of Amercia 11.74% $18.40 $2.16 9/29 10/17
DAL Delta Air Lines 2.21% $36.69 $0.81 8/10 9/2
DCIX Diana Containerships Inc 0.26% $3.80 $0.01 5/26 6/15
DIS The Walt Disney Company 1.48% $95.97 $1.42 7/7 7/28
DNKN Dunkin Brands 2.45% $48.94 $1.20 8/18 8/31
DRI Darden Restaurants 3.59% $62.46 $2.24 7/7 8/1
FDO Family Dollar Stores 0.00% $79.39 $0.00 9/11 10/15
FDX FedEx 0.95% $168.59 $1.60 9/8 10/3
FGP Ferrellgas Partners L.P. 10.10% $20.30 $2.05 6/3 6/14
FL Foot Locker 1.61% $68.44 $1.10 10/12 10/28
FLY Fly Leasing Ltd. ADR 0.00% $12.05 $0.00 10/28 11/20
FUN Cedar Fair L.P. 5.64% $58.49 $3.30 9/1 9/15
GA Giant Interactive Group ADR 0.00% $11.92 $0.00 12/10 NA
GEO The Geo Group, Inc. 11.06% $23.51 $2.60 7/28 8/12
GLNG Golar LNG Ltd. 0.97% $20.61 $0.20 6/13 7/7
GME GameStop 4.61% $32.09 $1.48 6/6 6/21
GPC Genuine Parts 2.53% $104.03 $2.63 9/7 10/3
GPS The Gap Inc. 3.41% $26.99 $0.92 10/3 10/26
GWW W.W.Grainger 2.11% $230.80 $4.88 8/4 9/1
HD Home Depot 2.03% $136.22 $2.76 5/31 6/16
HLF Herbalife Ltd. 0.00% $63.52 $0.00 2/28 3/18
HRB H&R Block 3.59% $24.51 $0.88 6/16 7/1
INTX Intersections Inc 0.00% $1.83 $0.00 3/18 4/3
IRM Iron Mountain 5.09% $38.11 $1.94 9/8 9/30
JCP J.C. Penney 0.00% $10.13 $0.00 4/5 5/1
JWN Nordstrom Inc. 2.80% $52.89 $1.48 5/26 6/15
KR Kroger 1.49% $32.25 $0.48 8/11 9/1
KSS Kohl's Corporation 4.44% $45.02 $2.00 9/2 9/21
LOW Lowe's 1.81% $77.30 $1.40 10/17 11/2
LUV Southwest Airlines 1.09% $36.69 $0.40 8/16 9/8
LVS Las Vegas Sands 5.52% $52.22 $2.88 9/20 9/30
M Macy's 3.77% $40.00 $1.51 6/13 7/1
MA MasterCard 0.79% $96.29 $0.76 7/6 8/9
MCD McDonald's 3.09% $115.19 $3.56 8/30 9/16
MIC Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC 6.21% $80.58 $5.00 8/9 8/16
NAT Nordic American Tankers 9.29% $10.77 $1.00 8/15 8/31
NM Navios Maritime 0.00% $1.04 $0.00 9/16 9/25
NMM Navios Maritime Partners L.P. 0.00% $1.52 $0.00 11/9 11/13
NSC Norfolk Southern 2.56% $92.03 $2.36 8/4 9/10
NTRI Nutrisystem Inc. 2.38% $29.36 $0.70 8/4 8/18
OMI Owens & Minor 3.01% $33.86 $1.02 9/13 9/30
PAYX Paychex 3.03% $60.65 $1.84 7/28 8/25
PETM PetSmart 0.00% $82.98 $0.00 10/29 11/14
RCI Rogers Communications 4.36% $44.03 $1.92 9/7 10/3
RGC Regal Entertainment Group 4.10% $21.47 $0.88 8/31 9/15
RNDY Roundy's 0.00% $3.60 $0.00 11/14 11/25
RRD RR Donnelley 6.02% $17.28 $1.04 8/11 9/1
SAI SAIC Inc. NA $0.00 $0.00 7/11 7/30
SBUX Starbucks 1.42% $56.40 $0.80 8/2 8/19
SFL Ship Finance International 11.41% $15.78 $1.80 6/10 6/29
SIX Six Flags Entertainment 4.58% $50.70 $2.32 5/24 6/13
SJR Shaw Communications 4.44% $20.48 $0.91 9/13 9/29
SPLS Staples 5.53% $8.68 $0.48 6/22 7/14
SSW Seaspan 10.07% $14.90 $1.50 7/18 8/1
STB Student Transportation Inc 7.89% $5.58 $0.44 8/29 9/15
STON StoneMor Partners L.P. 10.68% $24.73 $2.64 8/3 8/12
STRA Strayer Education 0.00% $51.56 $0.00 11/21 12/10
SWY Safeway 0.00% $35.10 $0.00 12/23 1/2
SYY Sysco Corp 2.35% $52.77 $1.24 6/29 7/22
TAL TAL International Group 14.14% $15.28 $2.16 5/10 5/26
TEU Box Ships Inc 0.00% $0.24 $0.00 11/19 11/28
TGH Textainer Group Holdings 1.30% $9.26 $0.12 8/17 8/30
TGP Teekay LNG Partners L.P. 4.19% $13.38 $0.56 7/27 8/12
TGT Target 3.38% $71.05 $2.40 8/15 9/10
TIF Tiffany & Co. 2.60% $69.13 $1.80 6/16 7/11
TJX TJX Companies 1.32% $78.69 $1.04 8/9 9/1
TNK Teekay Tankers 8.36% $2.87 $0.24 8/11 8/19
TOO Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. 7.86% $5.60 $0.44 7/27 8/12
TWC Time Warner Cable 0.00% $209.56 $0.00 3/30 4/22
TWX Time Warner 2.00% $80.70 $1.61 8/29 9/15
UNP Union Pacific 2.29% $96.01 $2.20 8/29 9/30
UPS United Parcel Service 2.85% $109.44 $3.12 8/12 8/31
V Visa 0.69% $80.80 $0.56 8/17 9/6
VLCCF KnightsBridge Tankers 0.00% $5.00 $0.00 12/1 12/10
WEN The Wendy's Company 2.40% $9.99 $0.24 8/30 9/15
WFM Whole Foods Market 1.77% $30.56 $0.54 6/29 7/12
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 2.78% $71.97 $2.00 12/7 1/3
WU Western Union 2.99% $21.37 $0.64 9/14 9/30
WWE World Wrestling Entertainment 2.26% $21.25 $0.48 9/13 9/26
WYNN Wynn Resorts 2.07% $96.39 $2.00 8/9 8/23
YUM Yum Brands 2.04% $90.30 $1.84 7/13 8/5