The two lists below contains stocks and funds that yield 3% or higher and pay monthly dividends. Monthly distributions can be a good source of income for investors and retirees. Some investors choose to live off the dividend income they receive each month while others will reinvest their income using a DRIP program. There are over 200 funds and trusts that seek to provide monthly income to investors. We have provided a short description of each fund for our premium members.

Last Update: 8/14/2018

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Monthly Dividend Stocks

NameSymbolYield1 Year
Return %
WhitestoneWSR8.89.8
LTC PropertiesLTC5.3-1.6
Realty Income CorpO4.65
Shaw CommunicationsSJR4.6-3.4
AGNC InvestmentAGNC11.3-0.7
Apple HospitaltyAPLE72.9
Chatham LodgingCLDT6.412.5
Horizon Tech FinanceHRZN10.520.1
Stag IndustrialSTAG5.19
Main StreetMAIN5.68.2

Monthly Dividend Funds and Trusts

NameSymbolYieldYTD
Change %
1 Year
Return %
Description
Cornerstone Strategic Value FundCLM19.7-6.9-1.3Members Only
PIMCO High Income FundPHK11.116.62.4Members Only
AGIC Convertible & Income FundNCV1181.2Members Only
AGIC Convertible and Income Fund IINCZ11.3-1.5-1.7Members Only
Prospect Capital CorporationPSEC10.42.3-12.6Members Only
PIMCO Global StocksPLUS & IncomePGP9.31.9-8Members Only
Gamco Global Gold Ntrl Rsrcs&IncmGGN11.9-3.4-10.9Members Only
Western Asset Mrtg Defined OppnDMO10.1-8.8-12.6Members Only
Guggenheim Strategic OpportunitiesGOF10.10.13.3Members Only
MFS Intermediate Income TrustMIN9.7-8.7-12.7Members Only
Calamos Conv. Opptys. & Income FundCHI9.39.88.7Members Only
Avenue Income Credit Strategies FundACP10.20.4-1.3Members Only
MFS Special Value TrustMFV10.6-6.7-13.2Members Only
Wells Fargo Adv Multi-Sector Inco FundERC10.2-3.7-5.2Members Only
MFS Charter Income TrustMCR9.4-8.5-9.9Members Only
PIMCO Corporate&Income OpportunityPTY8.78.97.4Members Only
Alpine Global Premier Properties FundAWP9.6-7-1Members Only
Pimco Income Strategy FundPFL8.93.30.7Members Only
Pimco Income Strategy Fund IIPFN8.93.23.6Members Only
First Trust High Income Long/shortFSD9.5-10.8-12.4Members Only
Calamos Global Total Return FundCGO8.1-1.812.1Members Only
Gladstone Capital CorporationGLAD8.65.3-0.7Members Only
Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged DivideETO8.6-0.26.2Members Only
PIMCO Income Opportunity FundPKO8.45.25.6Members Only
PIMCO Strategic Global GovernmentRCS8.77.4-0.4Members Only
Gabelli Utility TrustGUT10.3-17.6-17.1Members Only
MFS Government Markets Income TrustMGF8.1-6.7-10.4Members Only
Advent Claymore Convertible Sec FundAVK9-1.8-2.6Members Only
ING International High Dividend EquityIID9.6-14-9.9Members Only
Calamos Strategic Total Return FundCSQ7.58.812.1Members Only
Western Asset High Income Fund IIHIX8.6-8.5-10.9Members Only
PCM FundPCM8.3-0.53.4Members Only
Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income FundFAX10-13.7-18.1Members Only
Pioneer High Income TrustPHT8.4-4.2-6Members Only
Eaton V.Tax-Advantaged DividendEVT7.23.711.9Members Only
Western Asset Global High IncomeEHI8-10.7-10.1Members Only
Pimco Corporate & Income StrategyPCN7.46.59.2Members Only
John Hancock Preferred Income FundHPI7.62.71.7Members Only
John Hancock Pref. Income Fund IIHPF7.9-0.4-1.1Members Only
Blackstone/Gso Dynamic Credit FundBGX7.543.2Members Only
ING Clarion Global Real Estate IncomeIGR8.1-6.3-5Members Only
Eaton Vance Enhanced Equity IncomeEOI6.68.916.9Members Only
First Trust/Aberdeen Global OpportunityFAM9.2-16.7-16.5Members Only
BlackRock Corporate High Yield VIHYT8.2-3.1-4.1Members Only
Cohen & Steers Select Pref & IncomePSF7.4-0.8-0.3Members Only
Nuveen Preferred Income OpportunitiesJPC7.8-9.6-10.1Members Only
Western Asset Global Corp Defind OppGDO7.4-8.8-8.5Members Only
Neuberger Berman High YieldNHS7.3-7.5-8.4Members Only
Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged GlobalETG71.84.8Members Only
Invesco Van Kampen Dyn Cr Opp FundVTA6.6-2.8-3.9Members Only
Nuveen Senior Income FundNSL6.6-5.8-8Members Only
Eaton Vance Enhanced Equity IncEOS615.817.9Members Only
John Hancock Patriot Premium Div IIPDT7.2-5.5-4.1Members Only
DNP Select Income FundDNP72.6-1.4Members Only
Wells Fargo Advantage Utilities & HighERH7.1-3.9-3.5Members Only
Flaherty & Crumrine Pref. IncomePFO6.61.2-0.2Members Only
LMP Corporate Loan FundTLI6.4-5-7.8Members Only
Nuveen Multi-Strategy IncomeJQC5.6-4-7.3Members Only
Invesco Van Kampen High income IIVLT7.4-7.8-8.7Members Only
Putnam Master Int. IncomePIM5.7-2.5-1.7Members Only
John Hancock Tax-Advantage DvdHTD7-4.6-6Members Only
Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund IncAFT7.2-0.7-4.7Members Only
Lazard World Dividend & Income FundLOR8.8-12.6-7Members Only
AllianceBernstein Global Hgh IncomeAWF7.2-9.1-9.6Members Only
Pioneer Floating Rate TrustPHD6.6-4.1-7.1Members Only
BlackRock Ltd. Duration Income TrustBLW6.4-6.5-6.5Members Only
The Gabelli Dividend & Income TrustGDV5.52.810.3Members Only
First Trust/Four Corners SFRI IIFCT5.6-1-3.6Members Only
Lazard Global Total Return & IncomeLGI7.8-99.8Members Only
Putnam Premier Income TrustPPT5.9-0.6-0.4Members Only
Eaton Vance Senior Floating-RateEFR6-1.7-4Members Only
Reaves Utility Income FundUTG6.60.5-11.7Members Only
Invesco Van Kampen Trust For MunVGM5.1-7.8-10.1Members Only
Eaton Vance Floating-Rate IncomeEFT5.62.8-1.3Members Only
Eaton Vance Senior Income TrustEVF5.8-1.5-3.3Members Only
Invesco Van Kampen Senior IncomeVVR5.5-2.3-4.3Members Only
Franklin Universal TrustFT5.7-5.9-6.9Members Only
BlackRock Income TrustBKT7.2-6.4-8.8Members Only
DWS Multi Market Income TrustKMM4.31.21.2Members Only

*Please note: This list does not include every stock that pays dividends monthly. Stock prices and yields do change daily. This is not a buy, recommendation or stock pick list. This is information only. Invest at your own risk.