Top Global Dividend Stocks

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 |  Includes: AIBYY, ANZBY, BAC, BBT, BMO, BNS, C, CINF, CM, CMA, DB, DBSDY, DOW, DTE, DTEGY, DUK, ED, ENB, FE, GCI, HBAN, IRE, KEY, LYG, MI, MO, MRK, NABZY, NYCB, ORAN, PFE, PNC, POM, RF, RWEOY, RY, SCCO, SCMWY, STI, STO, T, TD, TKAGY, TKS, TRP, TU, UOVEY, USB, UST, UUPLY, VZ, WY, ZION
by: David Hunkar

The Dow Jones STOXX Global Select Dividend 100 Index tracks the high-dividend-yielding companies in the Dow Jones STOXX Global 1800 Index that includes the Americas,Europe and Asia-Pacific. The 100 components in the index contains 40 stocks for the Americas and 30 each for Europe and Asia-Pacific.

The Dow Jones STOXX Global Select Dividend 100 Index Components:

Company Country Ticker Dividend Yield (as of Nov 11,2008)
ALLIED IRISH BANKS Ireland AIB 18.20%
Altria Group Inc. USA MO 7.12%
Amlin UK    
AT&T Inc. USA T 5.93%
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd Australia ANZBY.PK 8.57%
Bank of America Corp. USA BAC 6.25%
Bank of East Asia Ltd. Hong Kong    
BANK OF IRELAND Ireland IRE 54.42%
Bank of Montreal Canada BMO 7.84%
Bank of Nova Scotia Canada BNS 5.94%
BB&T Corp. USA BBT 5.88%
BELGACOM Belgium    
BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Ltd. Hong Kong    
BRIT INSURANCE HLDG UK    
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Canada CM 7.50%
CapitaMall Trust Management Ltd. Singapore    
CATTLES UK    
CIBA HLDG Switzerland    
Cincinnati Financial Corp. USA CINF 6.08%
CITIC Pacific Ltd. Hong Kong    
Citigroup Inc. USA C 5.41%
CLP Holdings Ltd. Hong Kong    
Comerica Inc. USA CMA 5.38%
Consolidated Edison Inc. USA ED 5.55%
Consolidated Media Holdings Ltd. Australia    
CREDIT AGRICOLE France    
D-S NORDEN Denmark    
DBS Group Holdings Ltd. Singapore DBSDY.PK 7.34%
DEUTSCHE BANK Germany DB 11.54%
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM Germany DT 8.05%
DNB NOR Norway    
Dow Chemical Co. USA DOW 6.93%
DSG INTERNATIONAL UK    
DTE Energy Co. USA DTE 5.59%
Duke Energy Corp. USA DUK 5.66%
Enbridge Inc. Canada ENB 3.85%
FirstEnergy Corp. USA FE 4.00%
Fletcher Building Ltd. New Zealand    
FRANCE TELECOM France FTE 3.26%
Gannett Co. Inc. USA GCI 15.19%
GPT Group Australia    
Hongkong Electric Holdings Ltd. Hong Kong    
Huntington Bancshares Inc. USA HBAN 5.59%
IGM Financial Inc. Canada    
ING Industrial Fund Australia    
Insurance Australia Group Ltd. Australia    
IRISH LIFE & PERMANENT Ireland    
KeyCorp USA KEY 6.67%
LLOYDS TSB GRP UK LYG 12.75%
Macquarie Airports Australia    
Macquarie CountryWide Trust Australia    
Macquarie Office Trust Australia    
Marshall & Ilsley Corp USA MI 7.70%
Merck & Co. Inc. USA MRK 5.30%
National Australia Bank Ltd. Australia NABZY.PK 8.63%
National Bank of Canada Canada    
New York Community Bancorp Inc. USA NYB 7.36%
Nippon Building Fund Inc. Japan    
NKT HLDG Denmark    
NORSK HYDRO Norway NHYDY.PK 26.11%
Pepco Holdings Inc. USA POM 5.99%
PERSIMMON UK    
Pfizer Inc. USA PFE 7.59%
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. USA PNC 3.92%
Progress Energy Inc. USA PGN 6.22%
PROVIDENT FINANCIAL UK    
Regions Financial Corp. USA RF 3.65%
Royal Bank of Canada Canada RY 5.03%
RWE ESSEN PREF Germany RWEOY.PK 5.87%
Shinkin Central Bank Japan    
Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. Japan    
Singapore Airlines Ltd. Singapore    
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Singapore    
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. Singapore    
Southern Copper Corp. USA PCU 9.40%
STATOILHYDRO Norway STO 4.13%
Suncorp-Metway Ltd. Australia    
SunTrust Banks Inc. USA STI 4.13%
SWISSCOM Switzerland SCMWY.PK 5.85%
Takefuji Corp. Japan    
TELEKOM AUSTRIA Austria TKAGY.PK 9.03%
Television Broadcasts Ltd. Hong Kong    
TELUS Corp. Canada TU 6.12%
TOMKINS UK TKS 11.43%
TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K. Japan    
Toronto-Dominion Bank Canada TD 5.05%
TransCanada Corp. Canada TRP 4.81%
TRINITY MIRROR UK    
U.S. Bancorp USA USB 6.25%
United Overseas Bank Ltd. Singapore UOVEY.PK 3.24%
UNITED UTILITIES GRP UK UUGRY 14.05%
UST Inc. USA UST 3.68%
Valad Property Group Australia    
Venture Corp. Ltd. Singapore    
Verizon Communications Inc. USA VZ 6.12%
VOESTALPINE Austria    
Weyerhaeuser Co. USA WY 7.33%
WIENERBERGER Austria    
Zions Bancorp USA ZION 3.29%
ZURICH FINANCIAL SERVICES Switzerland ZFSVY 7.24%
Source: www.topforeignstocks.com      
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Note: A ticker is included for components listed in the US markets

Some Observations:

1. All the top 5 Canadian banks are in this list.

2. While many of the components in the index are banks, stocks from other sectors like utilities,energy, telecom are included as well.

3. Among the Asia-Pacific countries Australian and Singapore stocks seem to be pay high dividends than Japan and other countries.

4. Thirty out of the 40 components for Americas are stocks of US companies.

The above yield data is thought to be accurate.Please do your own research before making any investment decisions.

Disclosure: Long many stocks in the above list.