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Best Yields From The S&P 500 As Of March 2011

Here is a current sheet of stocks from the Standard & Poor's 500 Index that have the highest dividend yields. The S&P 500 is a free-float capitalization-weighted index published since 1957 by Standard & Poor's, a division of McGraw-Hill Companies. The sheet contains all dividend stocks with dividend payments. 114 members of the index pay no dividends. In average, they have a dividend yield of 2.28 percent. The yield of all S&P 500 stocks amounts to 1.76 percent.

Here is the table of best yielding S&P 500 stocks:
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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.

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