Portfolio of Dividend-Paying Pharmaceutical Stocks

Here are 11 major pharmaceutical companies that pay dividends.

11 Dividend-Paying Pharmaceutical Stocks

Stock Return & Price Chart


Dividend (Yield)&

Recent Dividends

Abbott LaboratoriesABT$1.44 (1.61%)
AbbVieABBV$4.72 (5.02%)
AmgenAMGN$6.40 (2.86%)
AstraZenecaAZN$N/A (N/A)
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY$1.80 (2.71%)
GlaxoSmithKlineGSK$1.96 (4.47%)
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ$3.80 (2.53%)
LillyLLY$2.96 (2.10%)
MerckMRK$2.44 (2.95%)
Novo NordiskNVO$N/A (N/A)
PhizerPFE$1.52 (4.16%)
Dividend data from Quandl as of Feb-17-2020.

11 Dividend-Paying Pharmaceutical Stocks

Stock Returns & Price Chart


Recent Prices &
Annualized Return

Abbott LaboratoriesABT
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ
Novo NordiskNVO
Price data from Quandl as of most recent close.

To inspect the performance of the Dividend-Paying Pharmaceutical Stocks portfolio, see the chart below. Portfolio values are computed using monthly closes for stocks from Quandl.

The 10 stocks included in the portfolio computations are: ABT, AMGN, AZN, BMY, GSK, JNJ, LLY, MRK, NVO and PFE. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,000.00 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing monthly price for the first date shown on the portfolio value chart below. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends. ABBV was excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data.

The current value of a $10,000 investment is $224,448. The percent return is 2,144.48%. The annualized return is 28.68%.

Return Summary for Dividend-Paying Pharmaceutical Stocks
Start DateFeb-26-2010
Start Investment$5,544.12
End DateFeb-14-2020
Current Value of Investment$124,436.57
Total Return2,144.48%
Annualized Return36.49%
Min DateMay-28-2010
Min Price$5,491.83
Max DateFeb-14-2020
Max Price$124,436.57
# Monthly Prices121
Number Returns7,260
Number Profitable Returns6,908
Percent Profitable Returns95.15%
Number Unprofitable Returns352
Percent Unprofitable Returns4.85%
Profitable to Unprofitable Returns Ratio19.63

NOTE: The stocks included in the tables and chart are representative of the industry. They are not recommendations.

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