34 S&P 500 Stocks Yielding More Than 5% Dividends

The current dividend yield of the S&P 500 index is about 2.5%. However some components in the index have much higher yields. The following components of the S&P 500 currently pay more than 5% dividends:


Most of the stocks in this list are in the utility, telecom or consumer goods sector. Cigarette makers Altria Group (MO),Reynolds American(RAI), Lorillard(LO) and Philip Morris International(PM) are consistent long-term dividend stocks.The three REITs included in the list are Prologis (PLD), HCP (HCP) and Health Care REIT Inc(HCN).

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