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The Best Yields With Ex-Dividend Date Next Week (March 19-25, 2012)

Here is a current overview of best yielding stocks with a market capitalization over USD 2 billion that have their ex-dividend date on the next trading week. If your broker settles your trade before the ex date, 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 - 25, 2012. In total, 75 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 40 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.81 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:

Invesco Mortgage Capital (IVR) has a market capitalization of USD 2.10 billion and operates within the “Mortgage Investment” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 5.33,

Forward P/E Ratio: 6.70,

P/S Ratio: 4.64,

P/B Ratio: 1.11,

Dividend Yield: 18.76%.

Two Harbors Investment (TWO) has a market capitalization of USD 2.24 billion and operates within the “REIT - Residential” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 8.31,

Forward P/E Ratio: 6.50,

P/S Ratio: 11.12,

P/B Ratio: 1.16,

Dividend Yield: 15.28%.

Hatteras Financial (HTS) has a market capitalization of USD 2.21 billion and operates within the “REIT - Residential” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 7.25,

Forward P/E Ratio: 7.84,

P/S Ratio: 5.20,

P/B Ratio: 1.06,

Dividend Yield: 12.54%.

Pengrowth Energy Corporation (PGH) has a market capitalization of USD 3.65 billion and operates within the “Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 38.92,

Forward P/E Ratio: 37.48,

P/S Ratio: 3.19,

P/B Ratio: 1.09,

Dividend Yield: 8.34%.

Telecom Corp. of New Zealand (NZT) has a market capitalization of USD 3.91 billion and operates within the “Telecom Services - Foreign” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 338.67,

Forward P/E Ratio: 14.72,

P/S Ratio: 0.99,

P/B Ratio: 2.52,

Dividend Yield: 7.44%.

Aviva (AV) has a market capitalization of USD 5.45 billion and operates within the “Life Insurance” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 25.36,

Forward P/E Ratio: -,

P/S Ratio: 1.03,

P/B Ratio: 0.82,

Dividend Yield: 6.98%.

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