7 stocks with sky-high dividends

You can soften the blows from an uncertain market by owning the stocks that pay you to own them.

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Mar 4, 2014 8:19AM

Wow. Just wow. A horrible article on a significant topic. There are several comments that should be made. 1) A special payout to hedge fund vultures is not a sustainable dividend. 2) The underlying business must generate profit to sustain the dividend. 3) The management must be experienced and reliable. They are not qualified just because they were not indicted in the last mortgage scandal.

Do your research carefully. Look at the underlying business, profitability, and dividend history. There are many smaller energy companies, MLPs especially that offer attractive dividends with acceptable risk.

Mar 5, 2014 12:06PM
Do I really have 10 minutes times 7 to wait for MSN to load 14 advertisements per slide before I see the companies?  Nope... I don't think so. 
Mar 4, 2014 7:45PM
I hope nobody buys any of these stocks based on this article.
Mar 5, 2014 2:11PM
KOO....day after day I read your posts and can, see as anyone else here, that YOU JUST DON'T GET IT!  Once again the stock market is not up because of fundamentals, it's only up due to the flooding of cash by the FED.  Thank your friend Obummer all you want, and maybe you'll die before the bill arrives for these years of tomfoolery, but your kids will forever be damned to look to the government to provide for them.  Oh....that's exactly what the democRATS and obviously YOU want for your family and this country.  Moron!
Mar 5, 2014 1:44PM
Lerner Takes the 5th

The foocking Batch should be fired and her pension taken away.

Your 5th Amendment rights do not include the right to refuse to answer questions put to you by your employers (congress/citizens). You can not refuse to answer our questions and expect to keep your job. If you do not answer our questions you should be fired with no benefits, no severance and no pension. Everything in your workspace should be confiscated until an investigation can be completed. Your choice, answer the questions or exercise your right and be fired.

Mar 7, 2014 1:39PM
What a stupid article!  Whiting USA and Atlantic Power have both lost billions for investors in the last few months.  How could they possibly be included in this listing?????????
Mar 5, 2014 2:10PM
BID, not an 8.9% dividend .... ONE TIME deal.  And that is priced in to eh stock.
Mar 4, 2014 8:52PM
Alais-moron,   Reuter's article


To buy , the Fed essentially creates money from nothing, paying for its purchases by crediting the accounts of from which it buys the bonds."

Google "where does the money come from to buy bonds"

You do know how to use google, right. If not I can teach you that as well. My work will never be done here.

Mar 5, 2014 1:49PM
There are three spheres of world power. USA, Soviet and Chinese. When one sphere meddles with another, they will received a Spear. The Lummoxes of Washington will get us into World War 3 at the rate they are going. Pray for Pease!
Mar 4, 2014 1:04PM
I am a huge fan of PM. Great, increasing dividend.
Mar 14, 2014 11:08AM
Well, to nobody's surprise down here, at 1055 hrs the call came and we started to drift down once again....Not a real shocker, too many of these crooks around.....This apparently is going to be a great week for these cheaters, they will have made more money than they did in a while and the big losers are the hard working Americans that have taken a beating...Oh well, just another sign that cheating pays on Wall Street....Never give up though....More later.
Mar 5, 2014 8:34AM
but what if Russia acts up again? That seems to be the only thing important right now. Pull the billions in free money and it will go Chernobyl.
Mar 4, 2014 8:31AM
Benzinga! Isn't that what Sheldon says on Big Bang Theory when he has pulled one of his famous pranks.
Mar 14, 2014 10:11AM
Once again folks, be cautious this morning. very similar to yesterday's opening, we are up but no warm fuzzy feeling down here, too many manipulators itching to make their move and bring us down, remember yesterday; the call could come at any time now and the selling will start....When you have so many of these scumbags on and off the floor, its difficult....As long as cheating is overlooked down here we will always be in the same situation...Now, we know the economy is still awful but, once again, thanks God the economy is not correlated with the markets...More later.
Apr 5, 2014 12:38AM
KOO, Are you for real????  "We have the technology to eliminate the oil industry"  Maybe in your dreams.  All these dreams are nice to try, but none are ready to replace oil yet, maybe sometime in the future some well along with other ideas yet to be tried. As an Engineer I and others I work with are working on some of the other ideas.
Mar 17, 2014 9:06AM
Hope before you buy you noticed the caveat "Could pay you to buy", I say some may be good others not good...... use sound judgment before buying!
May 6, 2014 10:15AM

What a CROC...

Even the charts they have fabricated...

Go to any other engine and look at VOD's chart, in 2000 was the peak of this company at about $70 per stock.  MSN shows them peaking at $120 per stock in 2000 then peaking again in 2007 and 2013 at about $70 per share.  (I went to yahoo, e-trade and scottrade).  SHAME ON YOU MSN!!!

May 6, 2014 3:06PM
Also worth noting that excessive cash payout may be a symptom of a lack of investment opportunity combined with an attempt to generate buying interest. Then, the self-fulfilling prophecy of price appreciation provides the illusion of "alpha-success". With many of these companies being around the mid-range, those assumptions are even more likely to be correct.
Mar 4, 2014 7:09AM

These are my ultra high dividend stocks and their prices continue to rise from their near all time or all time low. You want to see a bit of a price rise off a low, otherwise you receive a high yield but the price drops further in which case you lose money. Here they are with current yield as of Monday:

WHX  40.53   CLM  17.68    CRF  17.51   ORC  17.05   SAR  16.72   CYS  14.55   BPT  14.37   ARR  13.99  

OAKS  13.21   JMI  12.1   PT  12.38   DX  12.03   PSEC  12.00  IVR  11.88   PHK  11.70   AGNC  11.66  

MCGC  11.34   ROYT  11.01   BKCC  10.91   RCS  10.36   PKO  10.11

The average yield of numbers 2 through 14 is is 14.73 percent.

I have bee doing this for for many years and know what I am talking about.

Jun 13, 2014 3:40PM

3m is never mentioned  and yet has a higher dividend than all of these...i retired at 55 because i own 3m stock...i make enough in dividends that i don't ever see tappin my into my equity...smooth sailing


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