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The Best Dividends on March 9, 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 March 9, 2012. In total, six stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which two are yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 2.64 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:

SeaCube Container Leasing (BOX) has a market capitalization of USD319.74 million and operates within the “Rental & Leasing Services” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 8.44

Forward P/E Ratio: 5.87

P/S Ratio: 2.01

P/B Ratio: 1.54

Dividend Yield: 6.56%

CDI Corp. (CDI) has a market capitalization of USD312.06 million and operates within the “Staffing & Outsourcing Services” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 813.50

Forward P/E Ratio: 15.50

P/S Ratio: 0.30

P/B Ratio: 1.16

Dividend Yield: 3.20%

Symetra Financial Corporation (SYA) has a market capitalization of USD1.24 billion and operates within the “Life Insurance” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 6.86

Forward P/E Ratio: 7.34

P/S Ratio: 0.65

P/B Ratio: 0.46

Dividend Yield: 2.67%

QAD (QADA) has a market capitalization of USD206.50 million and operates within the “Application Software” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 22.95

Forward P/E Ratio: 17.13

P/S Ratio: 0.84

P/B Ratio: 3.29

Dividend Yield: 2.24%

The Men's Wearhouse (MW) has a market capitalization of USD2.06 billion and operates within the “Apparel Stores” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 19.04

Forward P/E Ratio: 15.28

P/S Ratio: 0.87

P/B Ratio: 2.00

Dividend Yield: 1.79%

GAMCO Investors (GBL) has a market capitalization of USD1.18 billion and operates within the “Asset Management” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 16.88

Forward P/E Ratio: 12.27

P/S Ratio: 3.60

P/B Ratio: 3.25

Dividend Yield: 0.36%

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