12 Large-Cap Stocks with 3%-Plus Dividend Yield Going Ex-Dividend Next Week

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Large-Cap Stocks

For investors seeking reliable dividend income distributions, large market capitalization and high dividend yield are generally safe options for investing.

Whether investors seek dividend-paying equities to generate an income stream for monthly expenses, long-term wealth building, asset protection from potential market downturns or any other reason, large-cap equities that offer above-average dividend yields offer the returns necessary to meet those investment goals.

For immediate consideration, below are 12 stocks that meet the two main selection criteria mentioned above and all go ex-dividend next week. Therefore, interested investors who are looking to take advantage of the upcoming dividend distributions, should not delay conducting their own analysis and due diligence.

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The equities below might deliver lower growth during bull markets. However, these equities will also generally also offer better protection in bear markets. The market capitalizations of all 12 stocks below exceed $5 billion mark. EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) has the lowest capitalization of $5.81 billion. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has the highest capitalization of nearly $230 billion. The average capitalization of the entire group is $38 billion.

The dividend yields range from 3.01% to 11.09% with an average dividend yield of 4.62%. In addition to the market capitalization and dividend yield criteria, all 12 stocks have 12-month total returns that exceeds the equity’s current dividend yield. This ensures that a share price decline did not offset any gains from dividend income payouts over the past year. The current total returns over the trailing 12-month period range from 5.2% to 74.5% and the simple average is 20.4%.

Sorted by dividend yield in ascending order, below are the 12 large-cap companies going ex-dividend next week that offer 3%-plus dividend yields and have delivered total returns of at least 5% over the past year.

 

12 Large-Cap Stocks with 3%-Plus Dividend Yield Going Ex-Dividend Next Week: #12

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

Market Cap: $228.02 billion

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Sector: Consumer Products

Consecutive Annual Dividend Hikes: 56

Dividend Frequency: Quarterly

Annualized Payout: $1.60

November 20, 2019, Closing Price: $53.22

12-Month Total Return: 11.81%

Yield: 3.01%

Ex-Dividend Date: 11/29/2019

Pay Date: 12/16/2019

 

12 Large-Cap Stocks with 3%-Plus Dividend Yield Going Ex-Dividend Next Week: #11

Evergy, Inc. (NYSE:EVRG)

Market Cap: $14.81 billion

Sector: Utilities

Consecutive Annual Dividend Hikes: 0

Dividend Frequency: Quarterly

Annualized Payout: $2.02

November 20, 2019, Closing Price: $64.98

12-Month Total Return: 12.08%

Yield: 3.11%

Ex-Dividend Date: 11/26/2019

Pay Date: 12/20/2019

 

12 Large-Cap Stocks with 3%-Plus Dividend Yield Going Ex-Dividend Next Week: #10

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM)

Market Cap: $15.01 billion

Sector: IT & Communications

Consecutive Annual Dividend Hikes: 16

Dividend Frequency: Quarterly

Annualized Payout: $1.92

November 20, 2019, Closing Price: $55.47

12-Month Total Return: 10.18%

Yield: 3.46%

Ex-Dividend Date: 11/26/2019

Pay Date: 12/13/2019

 

12 Large-Cap Stocks with 3%-Plus Dividend Yield Going Ex-Dividend Next Week: #9

Kellogg Company (NYSE:K)

Market Cap: $22.30 billion

Sector: Consumer Products

Consecutive Annual Dividend Hikes: 14

Dividend Frequency: Quarterly

Annualized Payout: $2.28

November 20, 2019, Closing Price: $65.38

12-Month Total Return: 10.52%

Yield: 3.49%

Ex-Dividend Date: 11/29/2019

Pay Date: 12/16/2019

 

12 Large-Cap Stocks with 3%-Plus Dividend Yield Going Ex-Dividend Next Week: #8

Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O)

Market Cap: $25.42 billion

Sector: Financials

Consecutive Annual Dividend Hikes: 19

Dividend Frequency: Monthly

Annualized Payout: $2.72

November 20, 2019 Closing Price: $77.99

12-Month Total Return: 26.72%

Yield: 3.49%

Ex-Dividend Date: 11/29/2019

Pay Date: 12/13/2019

 

12 Large-Cap Stocks with 3%-Plus Dividend Yield Going Ex-Dividend Next Week: #7

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (NYSE:BIP)

Market Cap: $12.82 billion

Sector: Utilities

Consecutive Annual Dividend Hikes: 10

Dividend Frequency: Quarterly

Annualized Payout: $2.01

November 20, 2019, Closing Price: $52.69

12-Month Total Return: 42.67%

Yield: 3.81%

Ex-Dividend Date: 11/27/2019

Pay Date: 12/31/2019

 

12 Large-Cap Stocks with 3%-Plus Dividend Yield Going Ex-Dividend Next Week: #6

Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG)

Market Cap: $15.07 billion

Sector: Financials

Consecutive Annual Dividend Hikes: 10

Dividend Frequency: Quarterly

Annualized Payout: $2.20

November 20, 2019, Closing Price: $54.28

12-Month Total Return: 18.75%

Yield: 4.05%

Ex-Dividend Date: 12/2/2019

Pay Date: 12/27/2019

 

12 Large-Cap Stocks with 3%-Plus Dividend Yield Going Ex-Dividend Next Week: #5

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU)

Market Cap: $37.43 billion

Sector: Financials

Consecutive Annual Dividend Hikes: 10

Dividend Frequency: Quarterly

Annualized Payout: $4.00

November 20, 2019, Closing Price: $93.12

12-Month Total Return: 8.07%

Yield: 4.30%

Ex-Dividend Date: 11/25/2019

Pay Date: 12/12/2019

 

12 Large-Cap Stocks with 3%-Plus Dividend Yield Going Ex-Dividend Next Week: #4

Brookfield Renewable Partners LP (NYSE:BEP)

Market Cap: $6.50 billion

Sector: Utilities

Consecutive Annual Dividend Hikes: 3

Dividend Frequency: Quarterly

Annualized Payout: $2.06

November 20, 2019, Closing Price: $45.39

12-Month Total Return: 74.52%

Yield: 4.54%

Ex-Dividend Date: 11/27/2019

Pay Date: 12/31/2019

 

12 Large-Cap Stocks with 3%-Plus Dividend Yield Going Ex-Dividend Next Week: #3

Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD)

Market Cap: $64.27 billion

Sector: IT & Communications

Consecutive Annual Dividend Hikes: 2

Dividend Frequency: Semi-Annually

Annualized Payout: $0.97

November 20, 2019, Closing Price: $19.58

12-Month Total Return: 5.17%

Yield: 5.06%

Ex-Dividend Date: 11/27/2019

Pay Date: 2/7/2020

 

12 Large-Cap Stocks with 3%-Plus Dividend Yield Going Ex-Dividend Next Week: #2

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR)

Market Cap: $5.81 billion

Sector: Financials

Consecutive Annual Dividend Hikes: 4

Dividend Frequency: Monthly

Annualized Payout: $4.50

November 20, 2019, Closing Price: $74.10

12-Month Total Return: 12.27%

Yield: 6.07%

Ex-Dividend Date: 11/27/2019

Pay Date: 12/16/2019

 

12 Large-Cap Stocks with 3%-Plus Dividend Yield Going Ex-Dividend Next Week: #1

AGNC Investment Corp (NASDAQ:AGNC)

Market Cap: $9.36 billion

Sector: Financials

Consecutive Annual Dividend Hikes: 0

Dividend Frequency: Monthly

Annualized Payout: $1.92

November 20, 2019, Closing Price: $17.31

12-Month Total Return: 11.81%

Yield: 11.09%

Ex-Dividend Date: 11/27/2019

Pay Date: 12/10/2019

 

 


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Ned-Piplovic

 

Ned Piplovic is the assistant editor of website content at Eagle Financial Publications. He graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Philosophy. Prior to joining Eagle, Ned spent 15 years in corporate operations and financial management. Ned writes for www.DividendInvestor.com and www.StockInvestor.com.


 

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