These Top Technology Companies Pay a Solid Dividend to Shareholders

The following five companies in the Technology sector have the highest dividend yields for that sector:

  1. Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $7.73 to $11.75 and most recently traded at $8.46.  It pays a dividend of $0.46 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.5%.  Its market capitalization is $31.41 billion.  About the company: Nokia Corporation is a player in the mobile industry.  The Company makes a range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business mobility and more.  Nokia also provides equipment, solutions and services for communications networks.
  2. Siliconware Precision Industries Company (NASDAQ:SPIL):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $4.45 to $7.27 and most recently traded at $6.73 per share.  The company pays a dividend of $0.30 and has a dividend of 4.5%.  Its market capitalization is $21.07 billion.   About the company: Siliconware Precision Industries Company operates integrated circuit packaging consultation, design, simulation, assembly and final test.  The current products are quad flat package and small outline package.
  3. Pitney Bowes, Inc. (NYSE:PBI):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $19.06 to $26.36 and most recently traded at $24.63 per share.  It pays a dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 6%.  Its market capitalization is $5.06 billion.  About the company: Pitney Bowes Inc. sells and finances, rents, and services integrated mail and document management systems.  The Company offers a full suite of equipment, supplies, software and services for end-to-end mailstream solutions.
  4. Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $9.84 to $19.20 and most recently traded at $17.29 per share.  It pays a dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%.  Its market capitalization is $7.44 billion.  About the company: Seagate Technology PLC designs, manufactures, and markets rigid disc drives for enterprise, personal computer, and consume electronics applications.
  5. Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR): The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $10.87 to $19.50 and most recently traded at $15.80 per share.  It pays a dividend of $0.60 and has a dividend yield of 3.8%.  Its market capitalization is $659.97 million. About the company: Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets modular power components and complete power systems.  The Company’s products are used in electronic products to convert power from a primary power source into the direct current required by electronic circuits.  Vicor sells its products in North and South America, as well as internationally through independent distributors.

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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