5 Capital Goods Companies With The Highest Dividend Yields

Following is information on the five companies, with a market capitalization of at least $500 million, in the Capital Goods sector with the highest dividend yields:

  1. Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT): The company pays a dividend of $3 per share, for a dividend yield of $3.8%.  Its stock has traded in a 52-week range of $67.68 to $85.73, and most recently traded at $80.06.  Its market capitalization is $27.8 billion.  About the company: Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security company that primarily researches, designs, develops, manufactures, and integrates advanced technology products and services.  The Company’s businesses span space, telecommunications, electronics, information and services, aeronautics, energy, and systems integration.  Lockheed Martin operates worldwide.
  2. MDC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC):  The company pays a dividend of $1 per share, for a dividend yield of $3.6%.  Its stock has traded in a 52-week range of $24.50 to $36.58, and most recently traded at $28.07.  Its market capitalization is $1.32 billion.  About the company: MDC Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, builds and sells homes under the name Richmond American Homes.  The Company also originates mortgage loans primarily for its home buyers.  MDC builds its single-family homes in Colorado, Virginia, Maryland, Northern and Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada.
  3. CRH plc (NYSE:CRH): The company pays a dividend of $1.22 per share, for a dividend yield of 5%.  Its stock has traded in a 52-week range of $14.76 to $26.24, and most recently traded at $24.24 per share.  Its market capitalization is $17 billion.  About the company: CRH plc manufactures cement, concrete products, aggregates, asphalt, clay bricks, chemical lime, security fencing products, and roofing, insulation and other building materials.  The Group also operates some 136 builders merchant locations and 54 DIY stores.  CRH, via its subsidiaries, operates in some 19 countries, including Ireland, the US, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands.
  4. Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN):  The company pays a dividend of $1.72 per share, for a dividend yield of 3.5%.  Its stock has traded in a 52-week range of $49.27 to $49.63, and most recently traded at $49.53.  Its market capitalization is $17.64 billion.  About the company:  Raytheon Company operates in defense, homeland security, and other government markets.  The Company provides electronics, mission systems integration in the areas of sensing, effects, command, control, communications and intelligence systems, and mission support services.  Raytheon provides products and services worldwide.
  5. Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO): The company pays a dividend of $2.28 per share, for a dividend yield of 3.4%.  Its stock has traded in a 52-week range of $50.30 to $73.38 per share, and most recently traded at $69.46.  Its market capitalization is $2.26 billion.  About the company: Watsco, Inc. distributes air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment, as well as related parts and supplies.  The Company operates various locations in the United States, with primary markets in the Sunbelt.

Note: Financial data is taken from Yahoo! Finance.  Selected other data is taken from Google Finance and publicly available SEC filings.  All data are assumed to be accurate.

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