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Ex-Dividend Date Reminder for February 23, 2012

February 22, 2012 | About:
Here is a current overview of best-yielding stocks 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 February 23, 2012. In total, 15 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 5 are yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 2.68 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:

NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NRF) has a market capitalization of USD554.76 million and operates within the REIT - Retail industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio:

Forward P/E Ratio: 4.38

Price/Sales Ratio: 1.05

Price/Book Ratio: 0.55

Dividend Yield: 9.34%

Jeffersonville Bancorp (JFBC) has a market capitalization of USD47.42 million and operates within the Regional - Northeast Banks industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 12.60

Forward P/E Ratio:

Price/Sales Ratio: 2.23

Price/Book Ratio: 0.96

Dividend Yield: 4.64%

Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) has a market capitalization of USD2.90 billion and operates within the Gas Utilities industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 15.28

Forward P/E Ratio: 12.84

Price/Sales Ratio: 0.67

Price/Book Ratio: 1.27

Dividend Yield: 4.30%

General Electric Company (GE) has a market capitalization of USD204.92 billion and operates within the Diversified Machinery industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 15.78

Forward P/E Ratio: 10.97

Price/Sales Ratio: 1.39

Price/Book Ratio: 1.76

Dividend Yield: 3.50%

Northrop Grumman Corporation NOC) has a market capitalization of USD15.12 billion and operates within the Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 8.06

Forward P/E Ratio: 8.87

Price/Sales Ratio: 0.57

Price/Book Ratio: 1.47

Dividend Yield: 3.34%

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