Interest rates may still be near the rock-bottom multi-year lows they hit early this year. But not all dividends have followed suit. Several stocks are still dishing out healthy payouts to investors in search of regular income. Here’s a rundown of three great names boasting surprisingly high dividends right now.
Dividend yield: 7.4%
Like most other stocks in the energy business, shares of The Williams Companies (NYSE: WMB) were rocked along with oil and gas prices in early 2020 when the pandemic first took hold. And why not? An economic headwind’s effect is rather indiscriminate, exacting a toll on all sorts of businesses.