best-dividend-stocks-europeThe best dividend stocks 2014 in Europe

There are many high dividend stocks in Europe. But we show you the best dividend stocks in Europe for 2014. The most important question, when you invest in "best dividend stocks" is: are these high dividends sustainable? Or is the company reducing its dividend? Therefore we searched for dividend stocks which not only paid last year a high dividend, but are going to pay also over 5% dividend this year and increase their dividend next year. Companies with such a high and rising dividend, are considered here as "best dividend stocks in Europe".

The list below shows our best dividend stocks for European blue chips in 2014. The market is anticipating a yield over 5% in 2014 a rising dividend next year for 2015. As you can see, insurance-companies, utilities, telecom and energy-producers are leading the list of the best dividend stocks. An investor who wants to invest in the best dividend stocks, should diversify the investment-portfolio over stocks and sectors. Therefore an ETF on the best dividend stocks can also be an interesting solution for investors, as this article shows.

data as of 2014-01-21 no financial recommendation, information only

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Best Dividend Stocks in Europe

Stock Country Industry PE Dividend
2014
exp. in %
Dividend
2015
exp. in %
Admiral Group UK Insurance 13.9 6.84 6.94
Alpiq Holding Switzerland Electricity 14.9 7.98 9.58
alstria office REIT Germany Real Estate 18.2 5.26 5.75
BCV Switzerland Bank 14.6 6.59 6.74
Berkeley Group Holdings UK Homebuilding 14 5.54 7.92
Bouygues France Construction 13 5.16 5.17
Catlin Group UK Insurance 10.2 5.45 5.74
Centrica UK Multi-Utility 12.1 5.35 5.57
Energias de Portugal Portugal Electricity 10.7 6.49 6.5
Eni Italy Oil & Gas 12.9 6.33 6.47
Icade France Real Estate 14.9 5.7 5.94
ICAP plc UK Bank 13 5.1 5.27
Imperial Tobacco UK Tobacco 10.7 5.21 5.7
Intershop Holding AG Switzerland Real Estate 16 5.63 5.93
Ladbrokes UK Gambling 14.3 5.38 5.49
National Grid UK Multi-Utility 15.3 5.35 5.52
Orkla Norway Food 21.7 5.11 5.15
Pekao Poland Bank 17.3 5.06 5.43
Royal Dutch Shell UK Oil & Gas 10.8 5.07 5.23
Seadrill Norway Oil & Gas 14.1 8.38 9.65
Snam Italy Gas-Utility 14.9 6.1 6.16
SSE PLC UK Electricity 11.2 6.61 6.88
STMicroelectronics France Semiconductors 27.4 5.09 5.27
Swedbank Sweden Bank 12.8 5.72 6.19
TDC Denmark Telecom 12.5 7.3 7.31
Tele2 Sweden Telecom 21.6 5.96 6.33
TeliaSonera Sweden Telecom 12.4 5.7 5.91
Terna Italy Electricity 14.6 5.45 5.49
TOTAL France Oil & Gas 9.2 5.34 5.48
United Utilities UK Water-Utility 15.8 5.22 5.47
Vivendi France Telecom 15.5 5.13 5.15
Ziggo NV Netherland Telecom 19.8 5.52 7
Zurich Insurance Group Switzerland Insurance 10.6 6.11 6.29
average     14.6 5.83 6.20