7 Tempting Tech Stocks With Above-Average Dividends

Investors seeking out both growth and enticing yields may want to consider these seven tech stocks with dividends.

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Finding tech stocks with dividends isn't the easiest task for investors. Most don't issue cash payouts to shareholders, but the few that do become even more enticing during periods of market volatility due to their ability to offer a unique combination of growth and income.

Looking specifically at the S&P 500 Index, there are only 44 out of 75 tech stocks with dividends, and the yields on most of these are meager. According to Todd Rosenbluth, head of research at VettaFi, the average yield on tech stocks in the S&P 500 Index was less than 0.8% last year and lagged far behind much richer yields available from sectors like consumer staples (2.4%) and utilities (2.9%).


Data is as of June 7. Dividend yields are calculated by annualizing the most recent payout and dividing by the share price. Stocks are listed in order of lowest to highest dividend yield.

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Lisa Springer
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Lisa currently serves as an equity research analyst for Singular Research covering small-cap healthcare, medical device and broadcast media stocks.