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3 Stocks Thrashing the S&P 500's Dividend Yield

- By Alberto Abaterusso

Several stocks are thrashing the S&P 500 index in terms of a higher dividend yield. The index offers a yield of 1.96% as of Feb. 12.

As a result, dividend investors may want to consider the following securities.

Innophos Holdings Inc. (IPHS) traded around $31.1 on Tuesday. For the 52 weeks through Feb. 12, the share price declined 28% and the forward dividend yield increased to 6.28%.