Dividend yield is a key ratio for Income Investors. Dividend yield represents the stock’s latest annual dividend as a percentage of the current stock price.
Whilst both the stock price and the dividend of a company change over time, the ratio is a good starting point to compare the relative valuation of different stocks, especially if you are looking for an indication of which companies could pay a consistent level of stock income in your portfolio regardless of market performance.

Here are the Top 20 Highest US Dividend Yields (as of 30/05/22)

Source: Bloomberg 30/05/22, S&P and NASDAQ

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