Top 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch: May 15-22, 2023

10. WHR – Whirlpool Corporation

Forward Yield (%): 5.33%

Ex-Dividend Date: 2023-05-18

Starting our countdown with Whirlpool Corporation, a global leader in the home appliance industry. With a long and stable history, the company has consistently paid dividends to its investors.

9. CHK – Chesapeake Energy Corporation

Forward Yield (%): 5.76%

Ex-Dividend Date: 2023-05-17

Next up is Chesapeake Energy Corporation, a leading independent exploration and production company in the oil and natural gas sector. The company has a track record of paying dividends, demonstrating its commitment to shareholders.

8. CCOI – Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc.

Forward Yield (%): 5.93%

Ex-Dividend Date: 2023-05-17

Coming in at number eight is Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc., a multinational internet service provider offering high-quality internet, Ethernet, and colocation services. Cogent has maintained a solid history of paying dividends to its investors.

7. MMM – 3M Company

Forward Yield (%): 5.97%

Ex-Dividend Date: 2023-05-18

3M Company, a diversified technology and manufacturing company, ranks seventh on our list. With its innovative products and solutions across various industries, 3M has a long and stable history of paying dividends to its shareholders.

6. PRU – Prudential Financial, Inc.

Forward Yield (%): 6.30%

Ex-Dividend Date: 2023-05-22

Prudential Financial, Inc., a multinational financial services company, takes the sixth spot. The company offers a range of insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services. Prudential has a long and stable history of paying dividends to its shareholders.

5. CHRD – Chardan Healthcare Acquisition Corp.

Forward Yield (%): 9.10%

Ex-Dividend Date: 2023-05-15

In the fifth position is Chardan Healthcare Acquisition Corp., a company focused on effecting a merger, share exchange, or similar business combination with one or more businesses in the healthcare industry. CHRD has a relatively shorter history of paying dividends compared to other companies on this list.

4. RILY – B. Riley Financial, Inc.

Forward Yield (%): 12.00%

Ex-Dividend Date: 2023-05-15

B. Riley Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services company, ranks fourth on our list. The company provides investment banking, financial advisory, valuation, and other services. B. Riley has a history of paying dividends to its investors.

3. TRMD – TORM plc

Forward Yield (%): 21.46%

Ex-Dividend Date: 2023-05-22

TORM plc, an international shipping company, takes the third spot on our list. The company specializes in the transportation of refined oil products, and has a history of paying dividends to its shareholders.

2. IEP – Icahn Enterprises L.P.

Forward Yield (%): 23.45%

Ex-Dividend Date: 2023-05-19

Icahn Enterprises L.P., a diversified holding company, is the runner-up on our list. The company, led by billionaire investor Carl Icahn, has interests in various industries, including automotive, energy, and real estate. IEP has a history of paying dividends to its investors.

1. NRT – North European Oil Royalty Trust

Forward Yield (%): 26.63%

Ex-Dividend Date: 2023-05-18

Topping our list is North European Oil Royalty Trust, a company that holds overriding royalty rights for oil and natural gas production in certain areas of Germany. With its high forward yield, NRT stands out as an attractive investment opportunity for dividend-seeking investors.