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The following is a list of high yielding dividend stocks that have seen significant insider buying, especially from executive officers, over the last month. The list has been sorted by dividend yield.

For each company, we'll name the individuals involved, and we'll briefly discuss the size and timing of their investments. All data sourced from SEC filings.



1. Dynex Capital Inc. (NYSE:DX): Mortgage Investment Industry. Market cap of $150.9M, offering a dividend yield of 9.22%. Stephen J Benedetti (EVP, COO and CFO) bought $28,290 on July 29, and Byron L Boston (Chief Investment Officer) bought $37,720 on the same date.

2. Cedar Fair LP (NYSE:FUN): General Entertainment Industry. Market cap of $689.29M, offering a dividend yield of 8.03%. Richard L Kinzel (Chairman, President & CEO) bought $62,699 on August 11.

3. Ferrellgas Partners LP (NYSE:FGP): Specialty Retail Industry. Market cap of $1.74B, offering a dividend yield of 8%. George L Koloroutis (President FNA, SVP Ferrellgas) bought $104,670 on August 4, and Tod D Brown (SVP Ferrellgas, Pres. BlueRhino) bought $52,335 on the same date.

4. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): Telecom Services Industry. Market cap of $85.23B, offering a dividend yield of 6.3%. Richard J. Lynch (EVP & Chief Technology Officer) bought $339,180 worth of stock on July 26.

5. Baltic Trading Limited (NYSE:BALT): Shipping Industry. Market cap of $258.74M, offering a dividend yield of 5.56%. John C Wobensmith (Pres, CFO, Secy & Treasurer) bought $50,200 worth of stock on August 12, and $100,036 on August 11.

6. Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH): Regional Bank. Market cap of $2.34B, offering a dividend yield of 3.71%. Mary E Sellers (Vice Chair) bought $55,032 worth of stock on August 13.

7. Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD): Property & Casualty Insurance Industry. Market cap of $518.74M, offering a dividend yield of 3.52%. Arturo Manuel Raschbaum (President and CEO) bought $107,250 worth of stock on August 9.

8. Hancock Holding Co. (NASDAQ:HBHC): Regional Bank. Market cap of $1.05B, offering a dividend yield of 3.36%. Richard T Hill (EVP & Sr. Retail Officer), Shane Loper (EVP & Chief Risk Officer), Clifton J Saik (EVP & Sr. Trust Officer) , and Michael M Achary (Chief Financial Officer) were active buyers of their company's stock, buying $300,388 worth of shares between July 30 and August 11.

9. A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM): Rubber & Plastics Industry. Market cap of $571.36M, offering a dividend yield of 3.31%. Gary A Miller (VP - Global Supply Chain & CPO) bougt $194,924 worth of stock between July 15-20.

10. SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU): Grocery Stores Industry. Market cap of $2.29B, offering a dividend yield of 3.24%. Steven J Jungmann (EVP Merchandising) bought $113,770 worth of stock on July 28.

11. Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW): Diversified Machinery Industry. Market cap of $21.46B, offering a dividend yield of 3.19%. Jane L Warner (Executive Vice President) bought $84,978 worth of stock on July 21.

12. General Mills Inc. (NYSE:GIS): Processed & Packaged Goods Industry. Market cap of $23.06B, offering a dividend yield of 3.16%. Roderick A Palmore (EVP, Gen Cnsl, Chf Comp & Risk) bought $240,193 worth of stock on July 16.

Disclosure: No positions

Source: 13 High Yielding Dividend Stocks Seeing Significant Insider Buying