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Ex-Dividend Date Reminder for February 27, 2012

Here is a current overview of 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 February 27, 2012. In total, 45 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 21 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.88 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:

[/b][b]Atlantic Power Corporation (AT) has a market capitalization of USD5.07 billion and operates within the “Electric Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 5.54

Forward P/E Ratio: 368.25

P/S Ratio: 0.59

P/B Ratio: 2.64

Dividend Yield: 7.82%

Integrys Energy Group (TEG) has a market capitalization of USD4.25 billion and operates within the “Gas Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 16.34

Forward P/E Ratio: 15.37

P/S Ratio: 0.87

P/B Ratio: 1.40

Dividend Yield: 5.01%

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (BIP) has a market capitalization of USD4.69 billion and operates within the “Electric Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 10.55

Forward P/E Ratio: 19.34

P/S Ratio: 3.24

P/B Ratio: 1.49

Dividend Yield: 5.01%

Baytex Energy Corp. (BTE) has a market capitalization of USD6.90 billion and operates within the “Independent Oil & Gas” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 31.62

Forward P/E Ratio: 25.88

P/S Ratio: 6.83

P/B Ratio: 5.76

Dividend Yield: 4.52%

Novartis AG (NVS) has a market capitalization of USD131.97 billion and operates within the “Drug Manufacturers - Major” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 15.17

Forward P/E Ratio: 10.20

P/S Ratio: 2.22

P/B Ratio: 2.11

Dividend Yield: 4.27%

Bank of Hawaii Corporation (BOH) has a market capitalization of USD2.19 billion and operates within the “Regional - Pacific Banks” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 13.89

Forward P/E Ratio: 13.65

P/S Ratio: 4.97

P/B Ratio: 2.16

Dividend Yield: 3.82%

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