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The Best Dividends on March 19, 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 19, 2012. In total, 10 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 5 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.44 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:

TICC Capital (TICC) has a market capitalization of USD341.58 million and operates within the “Asset Management” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 23.18

Forward P/E Ratio: 10.13

P/S Ratio: 7.56

P/B Ratio: 1.12

Dividend Yield: 10.35%

Main Street Capital (MAIN) has a market capitalization of USD675.55 million and operates within the “Diversified Investments” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 9.11

Forward P/E Ratio: -

P/S Ratio: 10.20

P/B Ratio: 1.67

Dividend Yield: 6.63%

Ark Restaurants (ARKR) has a market capitalization of USD51.03 million and operates within the “Restaurants” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 20.19

Forward P/E Ratio: -

P/S Ratio: 0.36

P/B Ratio: 1.68

Dividend Yield: 6.35%

Cincinnati Financial (CINF) has a market capitalization of USD5.84 billion and operates within the “Property & Casualty Insurance” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 35.27

Forward P/E Ratio: 24.99

P/S Ratio: 1.54

P/B Ratio: 1.15

Dividend Yield: 4.47%

Nordion (NDZ) has a market capitalization of USD613.60 million and operates within the “Specialized Health Services” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 36.67

Forward P/E Ratio: 14.35

P/S Ratio: 2.34

P/B Ratio: 2.26

Dividend Yield: 4.04%

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