The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for February

These dividend stocks yield no less than 5% and sometimes more than 13%

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The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for February

#4: Ensco (ESV)

Ensco185 The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for FebruaryESV Dividend Yield: 5.9%

Ensco (ESV), a U.K.-based oil and gas exploration company, cracks the top 10 dividend stocks for the second consecutive month, as the yield shot up to 5.9% from 5.4% a month ago.

With a market cap of $13 billion and about 9,000 employees, Ensco has rigs working in pretty much every corner of the globe. Indeed, Ensco boasts the second-largest fleet of drilling rigs in the world.

Despite is prominence in the industry, ESV stock has been a dog this year. It’s off 11% for the year-to-date. So, although the yield is very generous, investors have more than paid for it in negative share-price performance.


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