15 Large-Cap Foreign Stocks Paying More Than 5% Dividends

I ran the stock screener to screen for foreign stocks with the following conditions:

  • Market Capitalization ≥ $50.0B
  • Dividend Yield ≥ 4.00%

This resultant 15 stocks are listed in the table below:

S.No. Name Ticker Market Capitalization as of Oct 19, 2012 Dividend Yield as of Oct 19, 2012 Sector
1 Vodafone Group Plc VOD $139.5B 5.23% Services
2 BP plc BP $136.9B 4.41% Energy
3 Royal Dutch Shell plc RDS.A $128.5B 4.97% Energy
4 TOTAL S.A. TOT $115.9B 5.65% Energy
5 GlaxoSmithKline plc GSK $111.9B 4.99% Healthcare
6 British American Tobacco PLC BTI $98.7B 4.11% Consumer/Non-Cyclical
7 Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA PBR $84.8B 5.23% Energy
8 Statoil ASA STO $82.0B 4.08% Energy
9 Banco Santander, S.A. SAN $79.2B 10.61% Financial
10 Westpac Banking Corporation WBK $79.0B 6.02% Financial
11 Eni SpA E $74.7B 5.73% Energy
12 NTT Docomo Inc DCM/a> $65.9B 4.51% Services
13 Telefonica S.A. TEF $61.2B 9.53% Services
14 AstraZeneca plc AZN $58.6B 5.98% Healthcare
15 Vale SA VALE $57.7B 6.23% Basic Materials

Of the 37 ADRs with a market cap of more $50.0 billion, China Mobile Ltd (CHL) takes the top spot with a market cap of $217.0 billion. It is interesting that Norway-based Statoil has a market cap of $82.0 billion compared to BP’s $136.0 billion.

Disclosure: Long PBR, SAN


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