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Ex-Dividend Date Reminder for February 24, 2012

February 23, 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 24, 2012. In total, 12 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which five yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 2.77 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:

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK) has a market capitalization of USD83.57 million and operates within the shipping industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: -

Forward P/E Ratio: -

P/S Ratio: 0.79

P/B Ratio: 0.15

Dividend Yield: 5.77%

Meredith Corp. (NYSE:MDP) has a market capitalization of USD1.54 billion and operates within the publishing periodicals industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 13.04

Forward P/E Ratio: 11.33

P/S Ratio: 1.14

P/B Ratio: 1.91

Dividend Yield: 4.53%

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) has a market capitalization of USD2.83 billion and operates within the electric utilities industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 17.34

Forward P/E Ratio: 13.69

P/S Ratio: 1.23

P/B Ratio: 0.94

Dividend Yield: 4.08%

HNI Corp. (NYSE:HNI) has a market capitalization of USD1.15 billion and operates within the business equipment industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 25.45

Forward P/E Ratio: 14.86

P/S Ratio: 0.63

P/B Ratio: 2.75

Dividend Yield: 3.58%

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has a market capitalization of USD177.51 billion and operates within the drug manufacturers major industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 18.68

Forward P/E Ratio: 11.95

P/S Ratio: 2.73

P/B Ratio: 2.89

Dividend Yield: 3.51%


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