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High Yield Ex-Dividend Date Reminder for February 28, 2012

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 28, 2012. In total, 81 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 33 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.13 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:

Whitestone REIT (WSR) has a market capitalization of USD148.83 million and operates within the “REIT - Diversified” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 118.27

Forward P/E Ratio: 37.17

P/S Ratio: 4.53

P/B Ratio: 1.26

Dividend Yield: 8.76%

Ellington Financial (EFC) has a market capitalization of USD321.10 million and operates within the “Mortgage Investment” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 32.00

Forward P/E Ratio: 6.80

P/S Ratio: 5.05

P/B Ratio: 0.87

Dividend Yield: 8.20%

Cherokee (CHKE) has a market capitalization of USD96.15 million and operates within the “Textile - Apparel Clothing” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 16.14

Forward P/E Ratio: -

P/S Ratio: 3.57

P/B Ratio: 8.82

Dividend Yield: 6.98%

TransAlta (TAC) has a market capitalization of USD4.72 billion and operates within the “Diversified Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 15.01

Forward P/E Ratio: 17.23

P/S Ratio: 1.70

P/B Ratio: 1.53

Dividend Yield: 5.50%

SUPERVALU (SVU) has a market capitalization of USD1.41 billion and operates within the “Grocery Stores” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: -

Forward P/E Ratio: 5.41

P/S Ratio: 0.04

P/B Ratio: 1.89

Dividend Yield: 5.26%

ACNB (ACNB) has a market capitalization of USD86.13 million and operates within the “Regional - Southwest Banks” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 10.28

Forward P/E Ratio: -

P/S Ratio: 2.05

P/B Ratio: 0.87

Dividend Yield: 5.24%

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (SIX) has a market capitalization of USD2.53 billion and operates within the “General Entertainment” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: -

Forward P/E Ratio: 69.04

P/S Ratio: 2.49

P/B Ratio: 2.77

Dividend Yield: 5.19%

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