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The Best Dividends on March 21, 2012

March 20, 2012 | About:

Here is a current overview of best-yielding stocks with a market capitalization over USD300 million 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 21, 2012. In total, 28 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 11 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.77 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:

CYS Investments (CYS) has a market capitalization of USD1.52 billion and operates within the “REIT - Residential” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 10.45

Forward P/E Ratio: 7.01

P/S Ratio: 6.52

P/B Ratio: 1.04

Dividend Yield: 14.72%

Aviva (AV) has a market capitalization of USD5.46 billion and operates within the “Life Insurance” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 25.43

Forward P/E Ratio: -

P/S Ratio: 1.03

P/B Ratio: 0.83

Dividend Yield: 6.86%

Giant Interactive Group (GA) has a market capitalization of USD1.21 billion and operates within the “Business Services” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 8.73

Forward P/E Ratio: 6.36

P/S Ratio: 4.28

P/B Ratio: 3.07

Dividend Yield: 5.83%

MI Developments (MIM) has a market capitalization of USD1.66 billion and operates within the “Property Management” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 28.02

Forward P/E Ratio: 20.40

P/S Ratio: 9.05

P/B Ratio: 1.85

Dividend Yield: 5.67%

Piedmont Natural Gas Co. (PNY) has a market capitalization of USD2.27 billion and operates within the “Gas Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 21.68

Forward P/E Ratio: 17.98

P/S Ratio: 1.81

P/B Ratio: 2.20

Dividend Yield: 3.79%

Iron Mountain (IRM) has a market capitalization of USD5.02 billion and operates within the “Business Software & Services” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 24.65

Forward P/E Ratio: 18.92

P/S Ratio: 1.66

P/B Ratio: 4.06

Dividend Yield: 3.41%


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