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Below is a list of equities with 8% to 10% annual dividend yield whose dividends are distributed monthly (sorted by dividend yield):

1. Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT) is a closed-end fund that offers a 9.94% dividend yield, distributed monthly. Market cap stands at $735.84 million with 0.01% insider ownership and 9.12% institutional ownership. The next ex-dividend date, the date on which an investor must own the equity to receive the dividend payout, is January 20th, 2012. The stock is currently 2.94% below its 50-day simple moving average (NYSE:SMA) and 15.20% below its 200-day SMA.

2. Pioneer High Income Trust (NYSE:PHT) is a closed-end fund that offers a 9.52% dividend yield, distributed monthly. Market cap stands at $485.24 million with 0.01% insider ownership and 5.68% institutional ownership. The next ex-dividend date has not yet been declared, but will likely be in the second week of January 2012. The stock is currently 3.30% above its 50-day SMA and 9.02% above its 200-day SMA.

3. Western Asset Global High Income Fund Inc. (NYSE:EHI) is a closed-end fund that offers a 9.17% dividend yield, distributed monthly. Market cap stands at $386.57 million with 3.57% insider ownership and 20.23% institutional ownership. The next two ex-dividend dates are January 18th, 2012; and February 15th, 2012. The stock is currently 2.96% above its 50-day SMA and 4.06% above its 200-day SMA.

4. DWS Multi-Market Income Trust (NYSE:KMM) is a closed-end fund that offers a 9.15% dividend yield, distributed monthly. Market cap stands at $245.53 million with 5.75% insider ownership and 15.14% institutional ownership. The next ex-dividend date has not yet been declared, but will likely be in the third week of January 2012. The stock is currently 1.13% above its 50-day SMA and 2.57% above its 200-day SMA.

5. Student Transportation, Inc. (NASDAQ:STB) is a customer services company that offers an 8.83% dividend yield, distributed monthly. Market cap stands at $414.54 million with 25.63% insider ownership and 10.68% institutional ownership. The next two ex-dividend dates are January 27th, 2012; and February 27th, 2012. The stock is currently 8.21% above its 50-day SMA and 9.08% above its 200-day SMA.

6. DWS High Income Trust (KHI) is a closed-end fund that offers an 8.80% dividend yield, distributed monthly. Market cap stands at $165.62 million with 6.75% insider ownership and 19.85% institutional ownership. The next ex-dividend date has not yet been declared, but will likely be in the second week of January 2012. The stock is currently 4.10% above its 50-day SMA and 5.51% above its 200-day SMA.

7. Gladstone Commercial Corp. (GOOD) is a property management company that offers an 8.55% dividend yield, distributed monthly. Market cap stands at $192.97 million with 0.03% insider ownership and 40.67% institutional ownership. The next ex-dividend date has not yet been declared, but will likely be in the third week of January 2012. The stock is currently 4.81% above its 50-day SMA and 5.78% above its 200-day SMA.

8. DWS Strategic Income Trust (KST) is a closed-end fund that offers an 8.54% dividend yield, distributed monthly. Market cap stands at $62.61 million with 0.02% insider ownership and 10.40% institutional ownership. The next ex-dividend date has not yet been declared, but will likely be in the second week of January 2012. The stock is currently 3.85% above its 50-day SMA and 4.86% above its 200-day SMA.

9. AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE:AWF) is a closed-end fund that offers an 8.47% dividend yield, distributed monthly. Market cap stands at $1.21 billion with 12.65% institutional ownership. The next ex-dividend date has not yet been declared, but will likely be in the second week of January 2012. The stock is currently 2.31% above its 50-day SMA and 3.63% above its 200-day SMA.

10. Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) is a diversified investments company that offers an 8.25% dividend yield, distributed monthly. Market cap stands at $160.52 million with 1.51% insider ownership and 44.01% institutional ownership. The next ex-dividend date has not yet been declared, but will likely be in the third week of January 2012. The stock is currently 0.24% above its 50-day SMA and 3.89% above its 200-day SMA.

11. Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund, Inc. (NYSE:PFO) is a closed-end fund that offers an 8.09% dividend yield, distributed monthly. Market cap stands at $134.85 million with 16.26% institutional ownership. The next ex-dividend date has not yet been declared, but will likely be in the fourth week of January 2012. The stock is currently 6.29% above its 50-day SMA and 9.45% above its 200-day SMA.

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Source: 59 High-Yielding Equities With Monthly Distributions, Part II: 8% To 10% Yields