Hickey and Walters (Bespoke) submit: We found that the highest yielding stocks have held up the best since the 7/19 top as investors "flee to quality." Below we have screened the Russell 1,000 for the highest yielding non-financial stocks. As shown, recent market declines have caused dividend yields to rise, and there are plenty of stocks yielding 4%+.
While most stocks on the list are utilities, other sectors are represented as well. FRO is the highest yielding stock at 14%, and AYR is the highest yielding industrial stock at 7.57%. Remember, dividend amounts are not set in stone, so be sure to cross your "t"s and dot your "i"s when doing research on these stocks.