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The Best Dividends Between June 04-10, 2012
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: June 2, 2012 08:09AM

Here is a current overview of the best yielding stocks with a market capitalization over USD 10 billion that have their ex-dividend date on the next trading week. If your broker settles your trade before the ex-date, you will receive the next dividend. A full list of all stocks with ex-dividend date can be found here: Ex-Dividend Stocks June 04-10, 2012. In total, 144 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 70 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.67 percent.

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:

France Telecom (FTE) has a market capitalization of USD 33.38 billion and operates within the “Telecom Services - Foreign” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 7.00, Forward P/E Ratio: 6.53, P/S Ratio: 0.59, P/B Ratio: 0.96, Dividend Yield: 14.78%.

Reynolds American (RAI) has a market capitalization of USD 23.47 billion and operates within the “Cigarettes” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 18.09, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.95, P/S Ratio: 2.77, P/B Ratio: 3.90, Dividend Yield: 5.75%.

Vodafone Group (VOD) has a market capitalization of USD 140.95 billion and operates within the “Wireless Communications” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 12.63, Forward P/E Ratio: 9.27, P/S Ratio: 1.94, P/B Ratio: 1.10, Dividend Yield: 5.45%.

PPL Corporation (PPL) has a market capitalization of USD 15.93 billion and operates within the “Electric Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 9.74, Forward P/E Ratio: 11.49, P/S Ratio: 1.14, P/B Ratio: 1.41, Dividend Yield: 5.24%.

Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG) has a market capitalization of USD 15.78 billion and operates within the “Diversified Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 10.99, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.84, P/S Ratio: 1.49, P/B Ratio: 1.49, Dividend Yield: 4.55%.

Waste Management (WM) has a market capitalization of USD 14.89 billion and operates within the “Waste Management” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 15.92, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.92, P/S Ratio: 1.10, P/B Ratio: 2.42, Dividend Yield: 4.42%.

TELUS Corporation (TU) has a market capitalization of USD 18.15 billion and operates within the “Wireless Communications” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 15.11, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.85, P/S Ratio: 1.78, P/B Ratio: 2.44, Dividend Yield: 4.40%.

Ventas (VTR) has a market capitalization of USD 16.44 billion and operates within the “REIT - Healthcare Facilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 44.10, Forward P/E Ratio: 36.94, P/S Ratio: 7.94, P/B Ratio: 1.77, Dividend Yield: 4.36%.

Williams Companies (WMB) has a market capitalization of USD 18.15 billion and operates within the “Oil & Gas Pipelines” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 21.98, Forward P/E Ratio: 17.80, P/S Ratio: 2.25, P/B Ratio: 8.93, Dividend Yield: 4.14%.

Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk. (TLK) has a market capitalization of USD 16.57 billion and operates within the “Telecom Services - Foreign” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 13.64, Forward P/E Ratio: -, P/S Ratio: 2.16, P/B Ratio: 3.10, Dividend Yield: 4.10%.


Stocks Discussed: FTE, PEG, PPL, RAI, TLK, TU, VOD, VTR, WM, WMB,
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