Which stocks pay a high divedend?
It may seem dumb, but i'm a beginner. Also, be sure to check out my other questions. some are related to stock.
Oh, I am looking for specific companies. Be sure to check out my other questions.
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Here is a list of lower risk, high dividend stocks
Genuine Parts - GPC - 2.80%
Coca Cola Co.- KO - 2.55%
Altria Group, Inc - MO - 3.89%
Chevron Corp - CVX - 2.98%
Apartment Inv - AIV - 4.03%
Bank of America - BAC - 4.19%
Citigroup Inc. - C - 3.60%
JPMorgan Chase - JPM - 2.81%
Abbott Labs - ABT - 2.32%
Johnson & Johnson - JNJ - 2.26%
Lilly (Eli) & Co. - LLY - 3.23%
Merck & Co. - MRK - 3.39%
Pfizer, Inc. - PFE - 4.36%
General Electric - GE - 2.95%
3M Company - MMM - 2.33%
Du Pont (E.I.) - DD - 2.93%
AT&T Inc. - T - 4.11%
Verizon - VZ - 4.37%
- morlock825Lv 41 decade ago
Several of the finance sites have free stock screeners. Look for the high dividends there. Beware the really high divs, though. Some of those companies are in no position to maintain the div they are paying, and can change it at any time. High dividend yields may also indicate that the stock price has been beaten down by the market to reflect a negative business situation. Dividends are just one of the factors in your purchase decisions. Go get one of the investing for beginners books- it will help you a great deal.Source(s): Former broker/bond trader
- RabbitLv 71 decade ago
Go to ishares.com, click on specialty, then Dow Jones Select Dividend Fund. Look at the top holdings then click the tab for the list of those companies making up this ETF's index. These won't be stellar numbers, but they are steady numbers. High yielding dividend stocks are that way because of problems. General Motors used to be a stable-paying company and they are on hard times, the dividend was cut and the price cut even more. You risk losing a lot of principle as well as the ability of the company to consistently pay that dividend because their business, usually, is bad. Remember, though, if you are a US taxpayer, even if a bank might pay more than your dividend, the dividend is taxed differently.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
This will be a better choise
Enjoy a guaranteed Fixed Return
Average Investment Return – 20% per calendar month
300% Returns in 450days
Frequency of Payments: Every 30 calendar days
More Income for Financial Consultants
Built USD78 million fund within 6 months of global launching
Expected to hit USD1 Billion by 2007
Principal guaranteed by Swiss Mutual Fund(1948)
Great financial facilities...Try to register to see either its work with you or not...Please send me and email to firstname.lastname@example.org...100% Satisfaction Guarantee
register here.... http://www.swisscash.biz/mykam1564301
- How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
- jebediabartlettLv 61 decade ago
Southern Copper (PCU) yields about 10% annually (paid quarterly)
VVR yields 8.8% annually ( paid monthly)
Some " Canadian Royal Trusts " pay in the 10-14% range, but they're in a state of confusion right now...so unless you want to do some really heavy studying on your "beginning" investments...wait before you look into those.
- en tu cabezaLv 41 decade ago
I have invested in a few stocks that pay a monthly dividend. I think that most stocks pay a yearly dividend. Check out stock symbols PWE and CNE. Those are both oil stocks I have purchased.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Also, look at the top 10 holdings of mutual funds that are categorize as income funds.
- surfinthedesertLv 51 decade ago
Check out NCT and MMLP.