High-dividend stocks are ones that pay the highest dividends to investors. A dividend is a return on the investment of a stock; when companies make a profit, that profit is returned to shareholders in the form of dividen... More »

American Midstream Partners LP and Atlas Energy are two high-paying dividend utility stocks, according to American Midstream Partners pays a 12.22 percent dividend yield, while Atlas Energy pays a 47.49 pe... More »

Lists of high-dividend stocks are available at websites, such as TheStreet, Nasdaq and All these websites offer lists of high-dividend stocks sorted by yield. More »

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