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5 High Yield Dividend Stocks Outside the U.S. (TEF, FLY, MBT, APSA, CPL)


If you’re a low-risk dividend stock investor, you may think that investing overseas is simply not for you. After all, emerging markets can be volatile and the best high yield stocks to buy are home-grown blue chips like Verizon (VZ), AT&T (T) and others. Right?

Wrong. A little bit of research shows that there are in fact a number of high-yield dividend stocks that are based globally but traded on U.S. exchanges. Those companies are Telefonica (TEF), Babcock & Brown Air (FLY), Mobile Telesystems (MBT), Alto Palermo (APSA) and CPFL Energia (CPL).

High Yield Global Dividend Stock #5 – Telefonica (TEF)

Industry: Telecommunications
Location: Spain
Market Cap: $104.1 billion
Annual Dividend: $4.45
Dividend Yield: 6.5%

TEF Stock Info: With more than 200 million subscribers in Europe, Telefonica (TEF) is the third largest mobile phone operator in the world. Though headquartered in Spain, TEF serves customers in Europe, South America and China.

High Yield Global Dividend Stock #4 – Babcock & Brown Air (FLY)

Industry: Airlines
Location: Ireland
Market Cap: $364 million
Annual Dividend: $0.80
Dividend Yield: 6.5%

FLY Stock Info: Babcock & Brown Air Limited (FLY) is global airline company that acquires and leases commercial jets under long-term contracts to carriers throughout the world. It has a fleet of 62 commercial aircraft that it leases to 36 airlines in 19 countries.

High Yield Global Dividend Stock #3 – CPFL Energia (CPL)

Industry: Electric utilities
Location: Brazil
Market Cap: $9.8 billion
Annual Dividend: $4.56
Dividend Yield: 7.5%

CPL Stock Info: CPFL Energia (CPL) generates, distributes and sells electricity in Brazil. CPFL Energia has generation capacity of 1,737 megawatts and serves about 6.6 million consumers.

High Yield Global Dividend Stock #2 – Alto Palermo (APSA)

Industry: Commercial Real Estate
Location: Argentina
Market Cap: $191.6 million
Annual Dividend: $0.73
Dividend Yield: 7.5%

APSA Stock Info: Alto Palermo (APSA) owns and operation of shopping centers as well as residential and commercial complexes in Argentina. APSA facilities include ten shopping centers covering a total of 264,995 square meters in Argentina, including six in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area.

High Yield Global Dividend Stock #1 – Mobile Telesystems (MBT)

Industry: Telecommunications
Location: Russia
Market Cap: $21.3 billion
Annual Dividend: $2.71
Dividend Yield: 4.8%

MBT Stock Info: Mobile Telesystems (MBT) is a wireless communications company serving Russia and Eastern Europe, with approximately 91.33 million subscribers.

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