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The Best Dividends on April 27, 2012
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: April 26, 2012 09:38AM

Here is a current overview of the best yielding stocks with a market capitalization over USD 2 billion that have their ex-dividend date on the next trading day. If your broker settles your trade today, you will receive the next dividend. A full list of all stocks with ex-dividend date can be found here: Ex-Dividend Stocks April 27, 2012. In total, 29 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 12 yielding above 3%. The average yield amounts to 4.39%.

The ex-dividend date is a major date related to the payment of dividends. If you purchase a stock on its ex-dividend date or later, you will not receive the next dividend payment. Instead, the seller gets the dividend. If you purchase before the ex-dividend date, you get the dividend. It is important that your broker settles your trade before the ex-dividend date.

These are the results of the best yielding stocks:

People's United Financial (PBCT) has a market capitalization of USD4.46 billion and operates within the “Savings & Loans” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 21.10, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.68, P/S Ratio: 4.21, P/B Ratio: 0.83, Dividend Yield: 5.14%.

Bank of Montreal (BMO) has a market capitalization of USD38.60 billion and operates within the “Money Center Banks” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 11.56, Forward P/E Ratio: 9.63, P/S Ratio: 2.93, P/B Ratio: 1.42, Dividend Yield: 4.67%.

Realty Income (O) has a market capitalization of USD5.26 billion and operates within the “REIT - Retail” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 39.07, Forward P/E Ratio: 34.31, P/S Ratio: 12.50, P/B Ratio: 2.33, Dividend Yield: 4.43%.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (PNW) has a market capitalization of USD5.30 billion and operates within the “Electric Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 16.19, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.76, P/S Ratio: 1.63, P/B Ratio: 1.38, Dividend Yield: 4.34%.

Hasbro (HAS) has a market capitalization of USD4.62 billion and operates within the “Toys & Games” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 12.41, Forward P/E Ratio: 11.07, P/S Ratio: 1.08, P/B Ratio: 3.24, Dividend Yield: 4.04%.


Stocks Discussed: BMO, HAS, O, PBCT, PNW,
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