Table 2. The 10 Highest Dividend Yielders
  Dividend
Yield
Annual
Growth Rates
 
Company (Exchange: Ticker) Current
(%)
5-Yr
Avg
(%)
Div/
Shr
(%)
EPS
(%)
EPS
Est
(%)
Payout
Ratio
(%)
52-Wk
Rel
Strgth
(%)
Price
Chg
(52 Wk)
(%)
Description
Firms With Dividend Reinvestment Plans
First Horizon National Corp. (N: FHN) 4.2 3.4 14.6 14.3 7.8 41.1 -10 2 bank holding co
BB&T Corporation (N: BBT) 3.5 3.4 11.6 14.3 9.0 48.9 -3 10 financial holding co
TCF Financial Corporation (N: TCB) 3.5 2.7 15.7 11.1 9.0 42.5 -9 4 bank holding co
Cincinnati Financial Corp. (M: CINF) 3.1 2.5 12.5 38.7 10.3 35.2 -6 6 insurance prods
First Niagara Financial Group (M: FNFG) 3.1 2.2 28.1 23.2 12.3 46.0 -1 12 bank holding co
Wells Fargo & Company (N: WFC) 3.0 2.7 17.3 14.0 11.0 43.9 1 15 financial servs
General Electric Company (N: GE) 2.9 2.4 9.8 3.7 11.4 39.3 -16 -4 diversified financial
Independent Bank Corporation (M: IBCP) 2.9 2.5 19.8 18.8 10.0 35.1 -7 5 bank holding co
Masco Corporation (N: MAS) 2.8 2.4 10.3 10.7 12.8 24.1 -11 1 home/building prods
Synovus Financial Corp. (N: SNV) 2.8 2.5 10.4 12.3 12.2 43.3 -12 0 financial servs
Firms Without Dividend Reinvestment Plans
SK Telecom Co., Ltd. (ADR) (N: SKM) 8.2 2.1 126.0 40.5 5.6 21.6 21 37 Korea wireless
HSBC Holdings plc (ADR) (N: HBC) 7.2 4.3 9.6 13.4 7.2 27.8 -4 8 financial servs
Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania (M: RBPAA) 4.6 4.3 7.7 16.8 na 36.3 -6 7 bank holding co
Allied Irish Banks, plc. (ADR) (N: AIB) 4.4 4.1 12.1 11.6 9.0 27.3 3 17 financial servs
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (ADR) (N: ITY) 4.4 3.9 16.2 12.5 na 33.9 -5 8 tobacco prods
Unilever N.V. (ADR) (N: UN) 4.4 3.6 6.8 27.9 4.1 41.7 -1 12 food/home prods
CKF Bancorp, Inc. (O: CKFB) 4.1 3.9 15.6 23.1 na 38.3 -1 12 bank holding co
Doral Financial Corp. (N: DRL) 4.0 1.3 35.8 19.5 na 35.7 -50 -44 mortgage banking
Citigroup Inc. (N: C) 3.9 2.6 27.6 12.5 9.9 36.5 -6 6 financial servs
Reed Elsevier plc (ADR) (N: RUK) 3.8 2.4 7.7 46.1 10.0 38.9 -11 1 publishing/info servs
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Exchange Key: M= NASDAQ National or NASDAQ Small Cap Market, N= New York Stock Exchange, O= Over the counter Source AAII's Stock Investor Pro/Reuters Research, Inc. and I/B/E/S. Data as of 4/28/2006.