20. AT&T, Inc. (T)
[sc-ad-insert] Expected Yields: 5.2%
This blue-chip telecommunications behemoth has a regular spot on the list of high yield superstars, and its acquisition of DirectTV looks set to keep it among the ranks of high performers this year. Its long-range outlooks paint a rosy picture as well, with the company having posted total returns of 146% over the span of the last ten years, impressive when looked at against the S&P 500’s 95%.