These actively traded bank stocks feature dividend yields as high as 6.46% and are all rated 'buy' by TheStreet Ratings.
Tuesday's government shutdown did little to quell market investors' enthusiasm over improved manufacturing numbers.
TheStreet looks at the three profitable banks with actively traded stocks paying the highest dividends to investors.
The ex-dividend date for New York Community Bancorp (NYSE:NYB) is Monday, November 5, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $14.11 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 7.2%.