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The Best Dividends on March 27, 2012

March 26, 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 27, 2012. In total, 8 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 2 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 5.96 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:

Philip Morris International (PM) has a market capitalization of USD149.51 billion and operates within the “Cigarettes” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 17.90

Forward P/E Ratio: 14.74

P/S Ratio: 1.96

P/B Ratio: 667.92

Dividend Yield: 3.55%

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) has a market capitalization of USD2.43 billion and operates within the “Semiconductor - Broad Line” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 17.61

Forward P/E Ratio: 13.17

P/S Ratio: 2.44

P/B Ratio: 6.05

Dividend Yield: 2.81%

Safeway (SWY) has a market capitalization of USD5.66 billion and operates within the “Grocery Stores” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 13.81

Forward P/E Ratio: 10.06

P/S Ratio: 0.13

P/B Ratio: 1.70

Dividend Yield: 2.74%

Cohen & Steers (CNS) has a market capitalization of USD1.37 billion and operates within the “Asset Management” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 25.35

Forward P/E Ratio: 16.20

P/S Ratio: 5.79

P/B Ratio: 5.90

Dividend Yield: 2.29%

Bancolombia S.A. (CIB) has a market capitalization of USD12.80 billion and operates within the “Foreign Regional Banks” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 10.74

Forward P/E Ratio: 11.73

P/S Ratio: 4.07

P/B Ratio: 2.66

Dividend Yield: 2.25%

Kaydon Corporation (KDN) has a market capitalization of USD1.14 billion and operates within the “Machine Tools & Accessories” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 23.57

Forward P/E Ratio: 17.80

P/S Ratio: 2.47

P/B Ratio: 1.65

Dividend Yield: 2.25%


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