Portfolio of Dividend-Paying Technology Stocks

Investors usually don't think of technology stocks as candidates for an income or dividend-reinvestment portfolio, but the following table includes 12 well-known dividend-paying stocks from the technology sector. The companies are among the largest in their respective industries.

12 Dividend-Paying Technology Stocks

Name and Returns


Dividend (Yield)

Analog DevicesADI$2.48 (2.24%)
AppleAAPL$3.28 (1.06%)
Applied MaterialsAMAT$0.88 (1.55%)
Cisco SystemsCSCO$1.44 (3.16%)
Hewlett-PackardHPQ$0.70 (4.03%)
IntelINTC$1.32 (2.23%)
International Business Machines IBM$6.52 (5.38%)
KLA-TencorKLAC$3.40 (2.03%)
MicrosoftMSFT$2.04 (1.10%)
Oracle ORCL$0.96 (1.68%)
QualcommQCOM$2.60 (3.09%)
Texas InstrumentsTXN$3.60 (2.79%)
Dividend data from Alpha Vantage as of Aug-04-2020.

Portfolio Values

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

All 12 stocks are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $833.33 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.

The current value of a $10,000 investment is $29,239. The percent return is 192.39%. The annualized return is 23.93%.

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