5 Energy Companies Paying a Big Dividend to Shareholders

These 5 companies in the Energy sector have the highest dividend yields in that sector:

  1. Calumet Specialty Products Partners (NASDAQ:CLMT):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $14 to $24.95 and most recently traded at $20.86.  The company pays a dividend of $1.90 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.3%.  Its market capitalization is $735 million.  Calumet Specialty Partners, LP produces specialty hydrocarbon products for domestic and international customers.  The Company processes crude oil into a variety of customized lubricating oils, solvents and waxes.  Calumet also processes crude oil (NYSE:USO) into a variety of fuel and fuel-related products, including unleaded gasoline, diesel fuel, and jet fuel.
  2. Encore Energy Partners LP (NYSE:ENP):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $14.50 to $25.48 and most recently traded at $22.95.  It pays a dividend of $1.96 per share and has a dividend yield of $8.7%.  Its market capitalization is $1.04 billion.  Encore Energy Partners LP explores for and produces oil and natural gas in the United States.
  3. SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $17.81 to $38.49 and most recently traded at $32.41 per share.  The company pays a dividend of $1.94 per share and has a dividend yield of 6%.  Its market capitalization is $7.18 billion.  Seadrill Ltd. provides contract drilling services.  The Company’s fleet include semisubmersible rigs and jackup rigs.
  4. BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (NYSE:BPT):  The company’s shares have traded in a 52-week range of $86.50 to $131.49 and most recently traded at $110.17.  The company pays a dividend of $9.57 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.8%.  BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust was established by the Standard Oil Company and entrusted to the Bank of New York (NYSE:BK).  The Trust receives a per barrel percentage royalty of the average daily net production of oil (NYSE:USO) and condensate per quarter from British Petroleum’s (NYSE:BP) working interests in the Prudhoe Bay Field on the North Slope of Alaska.
  5. Martin Midstream Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:MMLP):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $26.07 to $42.64 and most recently traded at $26.08.  The company pays a dividend of $3.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.26%.  Martin Midstream Partners, LP provides marine transportation, terminally, distribution and logistical services for producers and suppliers of hydrocarbon products, specialty chemicals and other liquids.  The Company manufactures and markets sulfur based fertilizers and related products.  The Company primarily operates in the Gulf Coast region of the United States.

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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