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Ex-Dividend Date Reminder for March 2, 2012

March 01, 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 March 2, 2012. In total, 11 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which three are yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.37 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]CenturyLink (CTL) has a market capitalization of USD24.86 billion and operates within the “Telecom Services - Domestic” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 32.99

Forward P/E Ratio: 16.56

P/S Ratio: 1.62

P/B Ratio: 1.19

Dividend Yield: 7.20%.

Royce Focus Trust (FUND) has a market capitalization of USD 146.94 million and operates within the “Closed-End Fund - Equity” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 3.06

Forward P/E Ratio: -

P/S Ratio: 62.53

P/B Ratio: 0.83

Dividend Yield: 5.46%

NV Energy (NVE) has a market capitalization of USD3.70 billion and operates within the “Diversified Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 22.72

Forward P/E Ratio: 12.75

P/S Ratio: 1.26

P/B Ratio: 1.07

Dividend Yield: 3.32%

Duff & Phelps Corporation (DUF) has a market capitalization of USD578.88 million and operates within the “Asset Management” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 21.84

Forward P/E Ratio: 11.86

P/S Ratio: 1.46

P/B Ratio: 2.08

Dividend Yield: 2.62%

Amcol International (ACO) has a market capitalization of USD928.88 million and operates within the “Industrial Metals & Minerals” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 15.85

Forward P/E Ratio: 13.39

P/S Ratio: 0.99

P/B Ratio: 2.35

Dividend Yield: 2.45%

Stage Stores (SSI) has a market capitalization of USD454.93 million and operates within the “Apparel Stores” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 19.17

Forward P/E Ratio: 12.06

P/S Ratio: 0.31

P/B Ratio: 1.19

Dividend Yield: 2.41%

Cohu (COHU) has a market capitalization of USD271.08 million and operates within the “Semiconductor Equipment & Materials” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 17.53

Forward P/E Ratio: 12.90

P/S Ratio: 0.88

P/B Ratio: 0.93

Dividend Yield: 2.14%

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