Archive for November, 2010

Holiday Shopping for your Portfolio – 3 Top Retail Stocks with Huge Dividends

Posted in best dividends on November 30th, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Ark Restaurants Corp. (NASDAQ: ARKR) is a New York City-based owner and operator of 20 restaurants and bars, 30 fast food concepts and catering operations.

Ark Restaurants tops our list of highest paying dividends in the retail industry, with a heavy dividend yield of 6.90%.

Ark Restaurants has a 52-week range of $12.43-$15.96. Year-to-date, the stock is down 0.35%, underperforming the S&P 500. read more »

Medical Monsters – 3 Healthcare Stocks offering Huge Dividends

Posted in best dividends on November 22nd, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Daxor Corporation (AMEX: DXR) r is a New York City-based medical device manufacturing company with a hand in biotechnology services. The company focuses on the development of the BVA-100 Blood Volume Analyzer, an instrument that measures human blood volume.

Daxor pays out huge dividends, with a dividend yield of 3.87%.

The small cap stock of Daxor has a 52-week range of $8.77-$15.10. Year-to-date, the stock is down 24.9%. read more »

Looking for Dividends? Consider these 3 Solid Dividend Yielding Stocks

Posted in best dividends on November 19th, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE: UNP) approved an increase in the quarterly dividend by 15% to $0.38 per share, or 1.40%. This is the second time the company raised its quarterly dividend this year.

Jim Young, chairman and CEO of Union Pacific, said that as the company generates strong and growing free cash flow, it is returning more cash to its shareholders.

Omaha, Nebraska-based Union Pacific is involved in the transportation business. The company links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the U.S., through its operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company. read more »

Take it Personal – 3 Sector-Specific Stocks with Huge Dividends

Posted in best dividends on November 16th, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Household and personal products and stocks can be just as good for your wallet as they are for your home. We’ve composed a list of the top dividend paying goods stocks to consider.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) tops our list of highest paying dividend yields in this category, paying out a dividend yield of 4.25%. read more »

5 Top Dividend Paying Communication Stocks

Posted in best dividends on November 10th, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Frontier Communications Corp. (NYSE: FTR) is one of the communication industry’s highest dividend yielding stocks. Stamford, Connecticut-based Frontier Communications provides services to rural areas and small and medium-sized towns and cities. The company offers communications services to residential and business customers in its markets.

Frontier Communications pays out a handsome dividend yield of 8.21%.

Frontier Communications stock has a 52-week range of $6.96-$9.42. Year-to-date, the stock is up 17.16%, outperforming the S&P 500. read more »

Worth their Weight – 5 Dividend Paying Gold Stocks worth Watching

Posted in best dividends on November 8th, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Gold stocks aren’t necessarily known for their high dividend yields, but with precious metals stocks surging after the Fed’s attack on the U.S. dollar, they’re definitely stocks worth looking into.

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX) is a Canada-based Barrick is engaged in the production and sale of gold. The company is also engaged in exploration and mine development.

Barrick is first up on our list of 5 dividend paying gold stocks, with a dividend yield of 0.98%. read more »

5 Energy Stocks Paying Outrageous Dividends

Posted in best dividends on November 2nd, 2010 by dividendalerts – Be the first to comment

Linn Energy LLC (NASDAQ: LINE) is ranks No. 1 on our list of top energy stocks paying the highest dividends. Houston, Texas-based Linn Energy is an independent oil and natural gas company with properties located in the U.S., mainly in the Mid-Continent, California and the Permian Basin.

Linn Energy offers a high paying dividend yield of 7.60%.

Linn Energy stock has a 52-week range of $12.60-$35.26. Year-to-date, the stock is up 24.61%, outperforming the S&P 500. read more »