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Rankings - Highest Dividends Companies

Welcome to our list of public companies ranked by their dividend yield, specifically those with a market cap exceeding $100 million and traded on the Nasdaq and NYSE.

As you review our list of companies offering the highest dividends, you may come across names that are well-known as well as those that are less familiar but equally significant. This list aims to provide a comprehensive view of the companies that stand out in terms of their dividend offerings.

Whether you're an investor looking for income-generating stocks, a business analyst conducting research, or simply someone interested in the financial metrics that distinguish companies, this list will serve as a valuable resource.

What Are Dividends?

Dividends are payments made by corporations to their shareholders, usually in the form of cash or additional shares. These payments come from a company's earnings and are distributed at regular intervals, often quarterly.

Dividends can be an attractive feature for investors looking for a stable income, but they also offer insights into a company's financial health and business strategy.

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Rank
Symbol
Company Name
Dividend Yield
Dividend
Ex Date
Pay Date
Market Cap
Price
Country
Sector
1
29.70%
$ 0.10
02/21/2024
02/28/2024
442.29 M
$ 4.04
United States of America
Air Transportation, Scheduled
2
EC
27.80%
$ 0.80
06/24/2024
07/02/2024
23.66 B
$ 11.51
United States of America
3
IEP
23.53%
$ 1.00
03/07/2024
04/17/2024
7.29 B
$ 17
United States of America
Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories
4
MED
20.35%
$ 1.65
09/17/2023
11/06/2023
353.45 M
$ 32.44
United States of America
Miscellaneous Food Preparations & Kindred Products
5
WF
19.64%
$ 1.42
03/27/2024
04/15/2024
7.14 B
$ 28.84
United States of America
6
IVR
19.39%
$ 0.40
04/04/2024
04/25/2024
401.49 M
$ 8.25
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
7
19.12%
$ 0.08
06/13/2024
06/27/2024
1.16 B
$ 5.02
United States of America
8
MNR
18.62%
$ 0.95
02/27/2024
03/13/2024
1.94 B
$ 20.41
United States of America
Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas
9
18.22%
$ 0.20
12/27/2023
01/15/2024
222.98 M
$ 4.39
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
10
CLM
18.18%
$ 0.11
06/13/2024
06/27/2024
1.68 B
$ 7.17
United States of America
11
KEN
17.99%
$ 3.80
04/04/2024
04/14/2024
1.11 B
$ 21.12
United States of America
12
ACP
17.96%
$ 0.10
04/21/2024
04/29/2024
348.09 M
$ 6.68
United States of America
13
ORC
17.43%
$ 0.12
04/28/2024
05/29/2024
437.57 M
$ 8.26
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
14
CRF
17.26%
$ 0.10
06/13/2024
06/27/2024
795.69 M
$ 7.21
United States of America
15
17.11%
$ 0.10
04/17/2024
04/29/2024
112.02 M
$ 7.014
United States of America
16
ECC
16.94%
$ 0.14
06/09/2024
06/27/2024
846.19 M
$ 9.92
United States of America
17
16.84%
$ 0.40
03/12/2024
03/28/2024
357.39 M
$ 9.5
United States of America
18
GGT
16.60%
$ 0.22
03/12/2024
03/20/2024
149.30 M
$ 5.3
United States of America
19
16.48%
$ 0.48
03/26/2024
04/14/2024
240.77 M
$ 11.65
United States of America
Real Estate
20
16.37%
$ 1.36
04/14/2024
04/23/2024
3.10 B
$ 33.23
United States of America
21
GNL
16.30%
$ 0.28
04/09/2024
04/15/2024
1.55 B
$ 6.75
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
22
ARR
15.85%
$ 0.24
04/11/2024
04/28/2024
885.79 M
$ 18.17
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
23
15.74%
$ 0.12
04/28/2024
05/08/2024
6.37 B
$ 9.15
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
24
EIC
15.41%
$ 0.20
06/09/2024
06/27/2024
201.76 M
$ 15.57
United States of America
25
15.30%
$ 1.55
03/06/2024
04/24/2024
153.06 B
$ 40.52
United States of America
26
15.24%
$ 0.25
03/26/2024
04/15/2024
357.01 M
$ 6.56
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
27
IGR
15.13%
$ 0.06
06/19/2024
06/27/2024
666.25 M
$ 4.76
United States of America
28
15.08%
$ 0.50
03/13/2024
03/27/2024
233.29 M
$ 13.26
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
29
15.07%
$ 0.41
03/07/2024
03/20/2024
584.29 M
$ 10.88
United States of America
30
TWO
14.84%
$ 0.45
04/02/2024
04/28/2024
1.26 B
$ 12.13
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
31
ICL
14.80%
$ 0.17
03/12/2024
03/25/2024
6.07 B
$ 4.71
United States of America
32
OPP
14.73%
$ 0.10
06/13/2024
06/27/2024
187.67 M
$ 8.17
United States of America
33
14.59%
$ 0.09
04/11/2024
04/30/2024
408.10 M
$ 6.99
United States of America
34
OFS
14.42%
$ 0.34
03/14/2024
03/27/2024
126.33 M
$ 9.429
United States of America
35
14.39%
$ 0.69
03/21/2024
04/01/2024
179.12 M
$ 19.18
United States of America
36
EDF
14.31%
$ 0.06
06/12/2024
06/26/2024
146.01 M
$ 5.03
United States of America
37
14.29%
$ 0.08
04/28/2024
05/27/2024
133.19 M
$ 6.72
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
38
NLY
14.26%
$ 0.65
12/27/2023
01/30/2024
9.12 B
$ 18.23
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
39
BRW
14.23%
$ 0.09
04/07/2024
04/29/2024
304.94 M
$ 7.17
United States of America
40
14.21%
$ 0.51
03/26/2024
04/14/2024
666.84 M
$ 14.36
United States of America
41
14.02%
$ 0.25
03/13/2024
03/28/2024
154.59 M
$ 7.135
United States of America
42
RC
13.92%
$ 0.30
03/26/2024
04/29/2024
1.49 B
$ 8.62
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
43
IIF
13.81%
$ 3.14
12/13/2023
01/11/2024
225.89 M
$ 22.71
United States of America
44
13.79%
$ 0.11
04/07/2024
04/15/2024
151.35 M
$ 3.19
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
45
NHS
13.75%
$ 0.09
04/11/2024
04/29/2024
204.87 M
$ 7.9
United States of America
46
13.73%
$ 0.08
06/20/2024
06/27/2024
160.35 M
$ 7.08
United States of America
47
13.72%
$ 0.40
03/13/2024
03/31/2024
389.74 M
$ 11.66
United States of America
48
BDN
13.70%
$ 0.15
04/02/2024
04/17/2024
754.55 M
$ 4.38
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
49
EFC
13.66%
$ 0.13
04/28/2024
05/27/2024
971.35 M
$ 11.42
United States of America
Real Estate
50
ABR
13.63%
$ 0.43
02/29/2024
03/14/2024
2.38 B
$ 12.62
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
51
LND
13.58%
$ 0.65
10/24/2023
12/03/2023
480.15 M
$ 4.82
United States of America
52
MPW
13.57%
$ 0.15
04/18/2024
04/30/2024
2.66 B
$ 4.42
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
53
13.55%
$ 0.04
06/13/2024
06/27/2024
184.98 M
$ 3.1
United States of America
54
AWP
13.52%
$ 0.04
04/21/2024
04/29/2024
303.20 M
$ 3.55
United States of America
55
13.49%
$ 0.17
03/24/2024
03/31/2024
103.64 M
$ 5.04
United States of America
Retail-women's Clothing Stores
56
RIV
13.49%
$ 0.13
06/13/2024
06/27/2024
246.07 M
$ 11.47
United States of America
57
MVO
13.48%
$ 0.33
04/11/2024
04/24/2024
112.58 M
$ 9.79
United States of America
Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas
58
HIX
13.46%
$ 0.05
05/21/2024
06/02/2024
295.09 M
$ 4.37
United States of America
59
MFA
13.42%
$ 0.35
03/26/2024
04/29/2024
1.06 B
$ 10.43
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
60
NCV
13.42%
$ 0.03
06/12/2024
06/26/2024
274.74 M
$ 3.04
United States of America
61
SVC
13.38%
$ 0.20
04/18/2024
05/15/2024
991.29 M
$ 5.98
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
62
13.38%
$ 0.62
03/26/2024
04/14/2024
3.22 B
$ 18.54
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
63
NCZ
13.33%
$ 0.03
06/12/2024
06/26/2024
205.59 M
$ 2.701
United States of America
64
DX
13.32%
$ 0.13
04/21/2024
04/30/2024
692.41 M
$ 11.71
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
65
13.31%
$ 0.06
04/24/2024
05/20/2024
2.25 B
$ 5.41
United States of America
66
13.31%
$ 0.34
03/12/2024
03/28/2024
874.74 M
$ 10.22
United States of America
67
13.27%
$ 0.70
02/05/2024
02/13/2024
2.70 B
$ 21.1
United States of America
Bituminous Coal & Lignite Surface Mining
68
HE
13.20%
$ 0.36
08/16/2023
09/07/2023
1.20 B
$ 10.91
United States of America
Electric Services
69
ARI
13.06%
$ 0.35
03/26/2024
04/14/2024
1.52 B
$ 10.72
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
70
DMO
12.99%
$ 0.13
05/21/2024
06/02/2024
131.48 M
$ 11.55
United States of America
71
NEP
12.97%
$ 0.88
02/04/2024
02/13/2024
2.54 B
$ 27.14
United States of America
Electric Services
72
12.95%
$ 0.18
03/26/2024
04/29/2024
163.76 M
$ 5.56
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
73
12.88%
$ 0.13
04/18/2024
04/29/2024
606.35 M
$ 11.65
United States of America
74
FAX
12.79%
$ 0.03
04/21/2024
04/29/2024
639.06 M
$ 2.58
United States of America
75
12.78%
$ 0.24
03/26/2024
04/24/2024
582.69 M
$ 7.51
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
76
TXO
12.73%
$ 0.58
03/13/2024
03/27/2024
560.57 M
$ 18.23
United States of America
Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas
77
SAR
12.72%
$ 0.73
03/11/2024
03/27/2024
313.35 M
$ 22.95
United States of America
78
12.69%
$ 0.23
08/13/2023
08/28/2023
136.68 M
$ 7.25
United States of America
Real Estate Agents & Managers (for Others)
79
ONL
12.66%
$ 0.10
03/26/2024
04/14/2024
176.47 M
$ 3.16
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
80
NAT
12.63%
$ 0.12
03/18/2024
04/09/2024
793.43 M
$ 3.8
United States of America
81
12.62%
$ 0.20
03/26/2024
04/14/2024
828.24 M
$ 6.34
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
82
12.55%
$ 0.85
06/21/2023
07/02/2023
838.47 M
$ 27.09
United States of America
83
NRO
12.39%
$ 0.03
04/11/2024
04/29/2024
143.36 M
$ 3.021
United States of America
84
VOC
12.36%
$ 0.19
01/28/2024
02/13/2024
104.55 M
$ 6.15
United States of America
Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas
85
EHI
12.35%
$ 0.07
05/21/2024
06/02/2024
154.53 M
$ 6.8
United States of America
86
HQL
12.19%
$ 0.39
02/20/2024
03/27/2024
342.93 M
$ 12.8
United States of America
87
VVR
12.14%
$ 0.04
04/14/2024
04/29/2024
650.38 M
$ 4.25
United States of America
88
12.14%
$ 0.47
03/26/2024
04/14/2024
281.87 M
$ 15.49
United States of America
Real Estate Investment Trusts
89
WHF
12.14%
$ 0.39
03/20/2024
04/01/2024
294.95 M
$ 12.69
United States of America
90
HQH
12.13%
$ 0.48
02/20/2024
03/27/2024
782.67 M
$ 15.83
United States of America
91
12.12%
$ 0.34
03/20/2024
03/27/2024
604.13 M
$ 11.22
United States of America
92
PFL
12.12%
$ 0.08
04/09/2024
04/30/2024
313.23 M
$ 8.06
United States of America
93
WDI
12.11%
$ 0.14
05/21/2024
06/02/2024
736.43 M
$ 14.22
United States of America
94
MSD
12.10%
$ 0.21
03/26/2024
04/14/2024
140.12 M
$ 6.94
United States of America
95
JQC
12.09%
$ 0.05
04/11/2024
04/30/2024
726.87 M
$ 5.36
United States of America
96
12.08%
$ 0.06
04/21/2024
04/29/2024
1.18 B
$ 5.96
United States of America
97
FTF
12.04%
$ 0.06
04/15/2024
04/29/2024
247.68 M
$ 6.13
United States of America
98
PCF
12.04%
$ 0.06
06/17/2024
06/27/2024
108.69 M
$ 6.2
United States of America
99
BWG
12.02%
$ 0.08
05/21/2024
06/02/2024
134.17 M
$ 7.99
United States of America
100
AIF
12.00%
$ 0.14
04/21/2024
04/29/2024
208.28 M
$ 14.4
United States of America
For the most accurate results, consider cross-referencing our data with other sources.

Why Dividends Matter

Dividends hold significant importance in the investment landscape for multiple compelling reasons, providing key advantages for both novice and seasoned investors:

  • Stable Income: One of the most attractive features of dividend-paying stocks is the stable income they generate. Dividends offer a dependable stream of cash flow that can be particularly beneficial for retirees or those looking to supplement their income. This financial predictability enables investors to plan their expenses more effectively.
  • Reinvestment Opportunities: Dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs) allow investors to automatically reinvest their dividends in additional shares of the company. By doing so, they benefit from the power of compounding, which can significantly amplify long-term investment gains. This reinvestment strategy is particularly appealing for investors who are in the wealth accumulation phase of their life.
  • Indicator of Company Health: Regular and increasing dividend payouts are generally a sign of a company's robust financial standing. Companies that afford to distribute dividends are usually well-established with a proven track record of generating profits. Hence, dividends can serve as a litmus test for assessing a company's fiscal stability.

The Flip Side of Dividends

However, like any other financial instrument, dividend-paying stocks come with their own sets of caveats and considerations that prudent investors should be mindful of:

  • Limited Growth Potential: A company that pays out a large portion of its earnings as dividends often has fewer funds available for reinvestment in growth opportunities. In some cases, high dividends may signal that a company has reached a stage of maturity where exponential growth is unlikely, making it less appealing for growth-focused investors.
  • Risk of Reduced Payouts: While dividends provide a reliable source of income, they are not guaranteed. Economic downturns, industry volatility, or internal business challenges could strain a company's finances, leading to reduced dividend payouts. Consequently, depending on dividends for income involves a degree of risk that investors must be willing to shoulder.

Strategies for Dividend Investing

Understanding your financial objectives can guide your approach to dividend investing:

  • Income-Oriented Strategy: Investors whose primary goal is to secure a consistent income may be inclined to concentrate their portfolios on high-dividend-paying companies. These are often blue-chip stocks or businesses operating in mature industries, such as utilities and real estate investment trusts (REITs).
  • Growth-Oriented Strategy: Some investors seek a more balanced portfolio by mixing stocks from high-growth sectors with companies that offer moderate but consistent dividends. This approach aims to capture the upside of capital appreciation while still benefiting from a steady income stream.

Companies with High Dividend Yields

Attaining a high dividend yield is a notable accomplishment for a company and a compelling lure for a certain subset of investors keen on income generation.

High-dividend-yielding companies contribute significantly to overall market stability. Although they might not offer the high growth potential that some investors seek, they often act as a bulwark against market volatility, serving as a safe haven during economic downturns.

Characteristics of High Dividend Companies:

  • Industry Stability: High-dividend companies are usually found in stable, mature industries—think utilities, consumer staples, or healthcare. In these sectors, revenue and profits are relatively predictable, making it feasible for these companies to commit to regular dividend payments.
  • Strong Financial Health: Such companies often boast robust balance sheets fortified with solid cash reserves. This financial resilience enables them not just to pay out dividends consistently but also to reinvest in business operations, thereby ensuring long-term viability.
  • Appeal to Income-Focused Investors: High-dividend-paying companies tend to attract a demographic of investors who prioritize income over capital gains. This generally leads to a more stable stock price, offering some degree of protection against market volatility.