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The Best Dividends on June 13, 2012
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: June 12, 2012 10:00AM

Here is a current overview of the best yielding stocks with a market capitalization over USD2 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 June 13, 2012. In total, 155 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 72 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.45 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:

Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) has a market capitalization of USD2.98 billion and operates within the "Diversified Investments" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 10.75, Forward P/E Ratio: 9.44, P/S Ratio: 4.47, P/B Ratio: 1.00, Dividend Yield: 9.56%

Investors Real Estate Trust (IRETP) has a market capitalization of USD2.25 billion and operates within the "REIT - Diversified" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 654.00, Forward P/E Ratio: not calculable, P/S Ratio: 9.37, P/B Ratio: 5.79, Dividend Yield: 7.88%.

Total SA (TOT) has a market capitalization of USD102.16 billion and operates within the "Major Integrated Oil & Gas" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 6.51, Forward P/E Ratio: 5.95, P/S Ratio: 0.48, P/B Ratio: 1.09, Dividend Yield: 6.99%.

Valley National Bancorp (VLY) has a market capitalization of USD2.25 billion and operates within the "Regional - Northeast Banks" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 15.10, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.94, P/S Ratio: 3.31, P/B Ratio: 1.44, Dividend Yield: 5.98%.

Leggett & Platt (LEG) has a market capitalization of USD2.87 billion and operates within the "Home Furnishings & Fixtures" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 19.69, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.04, P/S Ratio: 0.78, P/B Ratio: 2.16, Dividend Yield: 5.47%.

BCE (BCE) has a market capitalization of USD31.32 billion and operates within the "Telecom Services - Domestic" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 14.11, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.38, P/S Ratio: 1.61, P/B Ratio: 2.30, Dividend Yield: 5.42%.

Shaw Communications (SJR) has a market capitalization of USD8.21 billion and operates within the "CATV Systems" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 11.91, Forward P/E Ratio: 11.83, P/S Ratio: 1.69, P/B Ratio: 2.34, Dividend Yield: 5.25%.

Altria Group (MO) has a market capitalization of USD67.07 billion and operates within the "Cigarettes" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 19.74, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.97, P/S Ratio: 2.82, P/B Ratio: 18.21, Dividend Yield: 4.98%.

NYSE Euronext (NYX) has a market capitalization of USD6.13 billion and operates within the "Diversified Investments" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 11.49, Forward P/E Ratio: 8.71, P/S Ratio: 1.41, P/B Ratio: 1.00, Dividend Yield: 4.97%.


Stocks Discussed: ARCC, BCE, IRETP, LEG, MO, NYX, SJR, TOT, VLY,
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