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The Best Dividends On March 26 - April 01, 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 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 26 – April 01, 2012. In total, 200 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 83 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.63 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:

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) has a market capitalization of USD 3.04 billion and operates within the “REIT - Diversified” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 5.69,

Forward P/E Ratio: 6.17,

P/S Ratio: 3.37,

P/B Ratio: 0.91,

Dividend Yield: 14.86%.

Annaly Capital Management (NLY) has a market capitalization of USD 15.81 billion and operates within the “REIT - Diversified” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 33.24,

Forward P/E Ratio: 7.47,

P/S Ratio: 4.42,

P/B Ratio: 1.00,

Dividend Yield: 14.00%.

Windstream Corporation (WIN) has a market capitalization of USD 6.98 billion and operates within the “Telecom Services - Domestic” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 36.08,

Forward P/E Ratio: 16.53,

P/S Ratio: 1.63,

P/B Ratio: 4.67,

Dividend Yield: 8.40%.

Atlantic Power Corporation (AT) has a market capitalization of USD 4.78 billion and operates within the “Electric Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 5.22,

Forward P/E Ratio: 694.50,

P/S Ratio: 0.55,

P/B Ratio: 1.77,

Dividend Yield: 8.29%.



Starwood Property Trust (STWD)
has a market capitalization of USD 2.00 billion and operates within the “REIT - Diversified” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 15.03,

Forward P/E Ratio: 11.50,

P/S Ratio: 9.78,

P/B Ratio: 1.14,

Dividend Yield: 8.19%.

Entertainment Properties Trust (EPR) has a market capitalization of USD 2.16 billion and operates within the “REIT - Retail” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 30.33,

Forward P/E Ratio: 16.69,

P/S Ratio: 7.18,

P/B Ratio: 1.47,

Dividend Yield: 6.47%.

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