Highest Dividend Yield Stocks

We have picked the top 10 companies from our dividend champions list with the highest yield that also offer stability over time (at least 10 years without dividend cut) and a decent growth rate.

Company Name  ISIN Dividend Yield (%) Payout Ratio (%)
SES SA LU0088087324 9.55 64.5
EDP PTEDP0AM0009 6.33 70.7
Enagas SA ES0130960018 5.97 71.7
Gas Natural SDG SA ES0116870314 5.49 80.6
Total SA FR0000120271 5.17 97.6
Red Electrica Corporacion SA ES0173093024 5.01 75.9
Unibail-Rodamco SE FR0000124711 4.98 43.9
SCOR SE FR0010411983 4.89 53.9
Munchener Ruckversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG DE0008430026 4.66 57.2
Lagardere FR0000130213 4.63 106.6

Dividend Yield

The dividend yield (or dividend-price ratio) is a ratio that shows how much a company pays out in dividend (per share) in relations the price of the share expressed as a percentage.

To calculate the dividend yield values we use the estimated forward dividend per share (using a conservative model based in growth ratios) and the current stock price.

Payout Ratio

The portion of earnings a firm pays to its stockholders in dividends.

Why buy stocks with high dividend yield?

Buying some solid high yield dividend stocks is a good way for investors to complete their portfolios. These stocks provide a predictable and generous income for those looking to live off dividends in retirement.