Top 25 LSE Dividend Yields Of 2019 To Watch Out For In 2020 As Well

Top 25 LSE Dividend Yields Of 2019 To Watch Out For In 2020 As Well

The year 2019 has been a year of records of sorts in terms of dividend pay outs by London Stock Exchange listed companies. Though, the previous few years have been challenging for most of the corporates, the better ones doled out significantly better cash in the passing year. Below is the list of top 25 stocks from FTSE 100 and FTSE 250, who have given out good dividend in 2019 and are also good candidates for 2020 to continue the trend.

  1. Royal Dutch Shell Plc Class A – (LON: RDSA) The last reported dividend of the company is the Q 3 dividend for the year 2019 of 47.00 ¢ per share paid on 18 December 2019, and before to that the company had paid Q2 dividend for the year 2019 of 47.00 ¢ per share on 23 September 2019. Prior to that, the company paid the Q1 dividend for the year 2019 of 47.00¢ per share on 24 June 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 6.4 per cent.
  2. GlaxoSmithKline Plc – (LON: GSK) The last reported dividend of the company is the Q3 dividend for the year 2019 of 19.00 pence per share to be paid on 09 January 2020 and before to that company has paid Q2 dividend for the year 2019 of 19.00 pence per share on 10 October 2019. Prior to that, the company paid the Q1 dividend for the year 2019 of 19.00 pence per share on 11 July 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 6.4 per cent.
  3. Prudential Plc – (LON: PRU) The last reported dividend paid by the company to its shareholders was of 16.45 pence per share on 26 September 2019 as an interim dividend for the first six-month period. For the year 2019 the company has a dividend yield of 3.47 per cent.
  4. Nichols Plc – (LON: NICL) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders was the first interim dividend for the year 2019 of 12.40 pence per share, paid on 30 August 2019 and before to that the company had paid a final dividend of 26.80 pence for year 2018 on 03 May 2019. Prior to that, the company paid an interim dividend for 2018 of 11.30 pence on 31 August 2018. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 2.5 per cent.
  5. Imperial Brands Plc – (LON: IMB) The last reported dividend paid by the company to its shareholders was on 30 September 2019 amounting to 31.28 pence per share. Prior to that, the company also paid dividend of 31.28 pence per share on 28 June 2019 and a dividend of 65.46 pence per share on 29 March 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 11.1 per cent.
  6. GlaxoSmithKline Plc – (LON: GSK) The last reported dividend of the company is the Q3 dividend for the year 2019 of 19.00 pence per share to be paid on 09 January 2020 and before to that company had paid Q2 dividend for the year 2019 of 19.00 pence per share on 10 October 2019. Prior to that, the company paid the Q1 dividend for the year 2019 of 19.00 pence per share on 11 July 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 4.45 per cent.
  7. Unilever Plc- (LON: ULVR) The last reported dividend of the company is the Q3 dividend for the year 2019 of 35.76 pence per share paid on 4 December 2019 and before to that the company had paid Q2 dividend for the year 2019 of 36.82 pence per share on 11 September 2019. Prior to that, the company paid the Q 1 dividend for the year 2019 of 35.46 pence per share on 5 June 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 3.05 per cent.
  8. HSBC Holdings Plc – (LON: HSBA) The last reported dividend of the company is the Q3 dividend for the year 2019 of 10.00 ¢ per share paid on 20 November 2019 and before to that the company had paid Q2 dividend for the year 2019 of 10.00 ¢ per share on 26 September 2019. Prior to that, the company paid the Q1 dividend for the year 2019 of 10.00 ¢ per share 5 July 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 6.5 per cent.
  9. CRH Plc – (LON: CRH) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders was of 20.00 ¢ per share paid on 25 September 2019 as an interim dividend for the first half of 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 2.03 per cent.
  10. Coca‑Cola HBC AG – (LON: CCH) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders was the special dividend for the year 2019 of ¢ 200.00 per share paid on 30 July 2019, before that the company paid a final dividend of ¢ 57.00 per share for 2019 on 30 July 2019. Prior to that, the company paid a final dividend of ¢ 54.00 per share for 2018 on 24 July 2018. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 1.88 per cent.
  11. WPP Plc – (LON: WPP) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders was of 22.70 pence per share paid on 04 November 2019 as an interim dividend for the first half of 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 5.6 per cent.
  12. Diageo Plc – (LON: DGE) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders was the final dividend for the year 2019 (FY 2019) of 42.47 pence per share paid on 30 October 2019. Prior to that, the company paid an interim dividend of 26.10 pence per share on 11 April 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 2.14 per cent.
  13. AstraZeneca Plc – (LON: AZN) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders is the second interim dividend of 190.00 ¢ per share to be paid on 20 March 2020. Prior to that, the company paid an interim dividend of 90.00 ¢ per share on 9 September 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 2.78 per cent.
  14. Barratt Developments Plc – (LON: BDEV) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders was a special dividend of 17.30 pence per share paid on 5 November 2019, with that the company also paid a final dividend for the year of 19.50 pence per share. Prior to that, the company paid an interim dividend of 9.60 pence paid on 7 May 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 3.9 per cent.
  15. BHP Group Plc – (LON: BHP) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders was the final dividend for the year 2019 ( FY 2019) of 78.00 ¢ per share paid on 25 September 2019 and before that the company had paid an interim dividend of 55.00 ¢ per share on 26 March 2019. Prior to that, the company paid a special dividend of 102.00 ¢ per share on 30 January 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 5.7 per cent.
  16. BP Plc – (LON: BP) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders was 8.3475 pence per share paid on 20 September 2019. Prior to that, the company paid dividend on 21 June 2019 of 8.0655 pence per share and a dividend of 7.7382 pence per share on 29 March 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 6.5 per cent.
  17. Taylor Wimpey Plc – (LON: TW.) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders was of 3.84 pence per share paid on 08 November 2019 as an interim dividend for the first six-month period of2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 3.94 per cent.
  18. Micro Focus International Plc – (LON: MCRO) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders was paid on 5 September 2019 of 58.33 cents per share. Prior to this the company had paid a dividend of 58.33 cents per share on 28 February 2019 as well. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 9.1 per cent.
  19. Evraz Plc – (LON: EVR) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders is the second interim dividend for 2019 of 35.00 ¢ per share paid on 05 September 2019. Prior to that, the company paid first interim dividend of 40.00 ¢ on 29 March 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 19.1 per cent.
  20. Vodafone Group Plc – (LON: VOD) The last reported dividend of the company is the first interim dividend for the year 2019 of ¢ 4.50 per share to be paid on 07 February 2020, before to that the company paid a final dividend of ¢ 4.16 for the year 2019 on 02 August 2019. Prior to that, the company had paid an interim dividend of ¢ 4.84 for 2019 on 01 February 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 5.1 per cent.
  21. Aviva Plc - (LON: AV.)The last reported dividend of the company is the first interim dividend for the year 2019 of 9.50 pence per share paid on 26 September 2019, and before to that the company had paid a final dividend for 2018 of 20.75 pence per share on 30 May 2019. Prior to that, the company paid an interim dividend of 2018 of 9.25 pence per share on 24 September 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 7.2 per cent.
  22. Standard Life Aberdeen Plc – (LON: SLA) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders was of 7.30 pence per share paid on 24 September 2019, an interim dividend for the first six-month period of 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 6.5 per cent.
  23. Persimmon Plc – (LON: PSN) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders was a special dividend of 110.00 pence per share paid on 02 July 2019. Prior to that, the company had paid another special dividend of 125.00 pence per share on 29 March 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 8.87 per cent.
  24. Redrow Plc – (LON: RDW) The last reported dividend by the company to its shareholders was the final dividend for the year 2019 of 20.50 pence per share paid on 13 November 2019. Prior to that, the company had paid an interim dividend of 10.00 pence per share on 9 April 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 4.1 per cent.
  25. Rio Tinto Plc – (LON: RIO) The last reported dividend by Rio Tinto Plc was 32 pence per share paid on 19 September 2019 along with a bonus dividend of 49.82 pence per share on same date. For the year ending 2018-19 the company paid a final dividend of 135.96 pence per share on 18 April 2019. For the year 2019, the company has a dividend yield of 5.5 per cent.

 

 

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