Discover the top FTSE 100 dividend paying stocks using the table below. Quickly see which stocks offer some of the highest dividend rates in the FTSE 100 (excluding special dividends).

What is the dividend rate?

The dividend rate is the amount of cash returned by a company to its stockholders on an annual basis as a percentage of the market value of the company.

What is a dividend yield?

The dividend yield is a financial ratio that shows how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its stock price.

What is the ex-dividend date?

The ex-dividend date for stocks is usually set one business day before the record date. If you purchase a stock on its ex-dividend date or after, you will not receive the next dividend payment. Instead, the seller gets the dividend. If you purchase before the ex-dividend date, you get the dividend.

What is a dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio shows how much of a company’s earnings after tax (EAT) are paid to shareholders. It is calculated by dividing dividends paid by earnings after tax and multiplying the result by 100.

What is the FTSE 100?

The FTSE 100, also known as the Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index or FTSE 100 Index is a share index of the 100 companies listed on the UK London Stock Exchange with the highest market capitalisation. It is seen as a gauge of prosperity for businesses regulated by UK company law. You can get a more detailed view of the company by clicking on it’s ticker.