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Dividend Yield Update For Dow Jones And NASDAQ As Of February 2012

The Best Yielding Stocks From Dow Jones and NASDAQ By Dividend Yields – Stock, Capital, Investment. I screened stocks from the Dow Jones Industrial Average 30 Index and NASDAQ 100 by dividend yields and dividend structure.

Here are the best yielding Dow Jones 30 stocks:

Company
Price
Estimated Dividend
 Dividend Yield (%)




AT&T
29.95
1.77
5.91%
Verizon Communications
37.84
2.03
5.36%
Merck
38.37
1.7
4.43%
Pfizer
21.2
0.9
4.25%
General Electric
19.02
0.71
3.73%
Johnson & Johnson
65.64
2.37
3.61%
Procter & Gamble
62.77
2.2
3.50%
Intel
26.74
0.9
3.37%
Dupont
52.01
1.64
3.15%
Chevron
105.5
3.28
3.11%
Kraft Foods
38.88
1.2
3.09%
Coca-Cola
68.08
2
2.94%
JPMorgan Chase
38.28
1.12
2.93%
McDonalds
100.01
2.88
2.88%
Travelers
60.12
1.73
2.88%
Microsoft
30.24
0.84
2.78%
Wal Mart
62.03
1.68
2.71%
Home Depot
45.17
1.21
2.68%
3M
87.73
2.32
2.64%
United Technologies
81.05
2.055
2.54%
ExxonMobil
84.92
1.97
2.32%
Boeing
76.34
1.76
2.31%
Disney
40
0.8
2.00%
Hewlett Packard
29.07
0.54
1.86%
Caterpillar
113.94
1.96
1.72%
IBM
193.64
3.3
1.70%
Cisco Systems
20.09
0.28
1.39%
American Express
52.25
0.72
1.38%
Alcoa
10.76
0.12
1.12%
Bank of America
7.84
0.04
0.51%




Average


2.83%


The best yielding stocks are still AT&T and Verizon. Both have a yield above five percent and pay stable dividends. The following stocks are Merck and Pfizer. They belong to the major drug manufacturing industry – An investment field that suffers a little under patent losses.

Take a close look at the full yield table of the Dow Jones. In average, dividend stocks from the Dow Jones have a yield of 2.83 percent. All 30 Dow Jones stocks pay dividends.

The NASDAQ 100 Index includes 100 of the largest domestic and international non-financial securities listed on The NASDAQ stock market is based on market capitalization. The Index reflects companies across major industry groups including computer hardware and software, telecommunications, retail/wholesale trade and biotechnology. It does not contain securities of financial companies including investment companies.

Here are the best yielding NASDAQ 100 stocks:

Company
Price
Estimated Dividend
 Dividend Yield (%)




Vodafone
27.87
1.9
6.82%
Paychex
31.95
1.28
4.01%
Mattel
31.53
1.24
3.93%
Seagate Technology
26.42
1
3.79%
CA Technologies
26.54
1
3.77%
Microchip Technology
38.42
1.402
3.65%
Garmin
44.1
1.6
3.63%
PACCAR
44.25
1.58
3.57%
Intel
26.74
0.9
3.37%
Maxim Integrated Products
27.74
0.9
3.24%
Staples
14.77
0.44
2.98%
Automatic Data Processing
55.51
1.615
2.91%
Linear Technology
34.43
1
2.90%
Microsoft
30.24
0.84
2.78%
Applied Materials
12.79
0.35
2.74%
KLA-Tencor
51.98
1.42
2.73%
Xilinx
36.92
0.84
2.28%
C.H. Robinson Worldwide
64.42
1.36
2.11%
Amgen
69.28
1.44
2.08%
Teva Pharmaceutical Ind.
45.71
0.876
1.92%
Comcast
27.15
0.52
1.92%
Wynn Resorts
114.98
2
1.74%
Avago Technologies
35.13
0.58
1.65%
Expedia
34.22
0.56
1.64%
Starbucks
48.32
0.76
1.57%
QUALCOMM
61.06
0.95
1.56%
Fastenal
48.3
0.71
1.47%
Activision Blizzard
12.28
0.18
1.47%
Cisco Systems
20.09
0.28
1.39%
Infosys Limited
57.09
0.76
1.33%
Expeditors Intl Washington
44.56
0.58
1.30%
Costco Wholesale
85.36
1.08
1.27%
Sigma-Aldrich
70.77
0.8
1.13%
Intuit
58.47
0.64
1.09%
Ross Stores
51.76
0.56
1.08%
Broadcom
37.67
0.4
1.06%
News Corp.
19.28
0.19
0.99%
Oracle
29.11
0.28
0.96%
Altera
40.85
0.36
0.88%
Whole Foods Market
76.25
0.56
0.73%
Virgin Media
24.34
0.16
0.66%
DENTSPLY International
38.24
0.22
0.58%
Perrigo
93.66
0.335
0.36%
Randgold Resources
116.17
0.23
0.20%




Average


2.16%




Updated:



04-Feb-12





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