Would you rather receive a 0.2% annual interest rate from a Bank of America regular savings account or instead pull in a whopping 7.2% annual dividend through investing in Bank of America stock?
Dow Industrials newcomer Bank of America leads the list as the highest current yielder of all 30 Dow stocks. Chevron , the other recent Dow addition enters the list with a 2.7% yield (just slightly above the median). Hewlett-Packard's 0.7% yield came in at the lowest level (although it's still a more attractive return than that Bank of America regular savings account mentioned above).
Here's a look at the entire list from top to bottom:
The Bank of America regular savings account interest rate of 0.20% is accurate as of 3/16/2008 according to information retrieved from Bank of America's website.