Here is a current sheet of stocks from the Standard & Poor's 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index that have the highest dividend yields. The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats index measures the performance of large cap, blue chip companies within the S&P 500 that have followed a policy of increasing dividends every year for at least 25 consecutive years. The sheet contains 42 stocks with an average dividend yield of 2.69 percent.
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Stocks with high dividend yields seem to be attractive if the dividends are sustainable. Dividends are main wealth contributors and deliver nearly one third of the annual long-term return. The list is only an indicator for investors and should not used as single information tool.
Related stock ticker symbols:
CTL, PBI, CINF, ED, LEG, KMB, ABT, JNJ, CTAS, CLX, MCD, VFC, PG, PEP, BMS, ADP, KO, PPG, CB, MHP, EMR, MMM, MKC, APD, XOM, WMT, SWK, AFL, BF.B, DOV, BDX, ADM, HRL, SHW, LOW, WAG, TGT, GWW, FDO, ECL, SIAL, BCR,