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The Best Dividends Between April 02 - 08, 2012

Here is a current overview of best yielding stocks with a market capitalization over USD 10 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 April 02 - 08, 2012. In total, 104 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 41 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.19 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:

AT&T (T) has a market capitalization of USD 185.15 billion and operates within the “Telecom Services - Domestic” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 47.32,

Forward P/E Ratio: 12.30,

P/S Ratio: 1.46,

P/B Ratio: 1.75,

Dividend Yield: 5.64%.

Verizon Communications (VZ) has a market capitalization of USD 108.40 billion and operates within the “Telecom Services - Domestic” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 44.98,

Forward P/E Ratio: 13.75,

P/S Ratio: 0.98,

P/B Ratio: 3.01,

Dividend Yield: 5.23%.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) has a market capitalization of USD 56.95 billion and operates within the “Drug Manufacturers - Major” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 15.63,

Forward P/E Ratio: 17.40,

P/S Ratio: 2.68,

P/B Ratio: 3.57,

Dividend Yield: 4.03%.

Raytheon (RTN) has a market capitalization of USD 17.94 billion and operates within the “Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 9.98,

Forward P/E Ratio: 9.53,

P/S Ratio: 0.72,

P/B Ratio: 2.19,

Dividend Yield: 3.79%.

Sysco Corp. (SYY) has a market capitalization of USD 17.46 billion and operates within the “Food Wholesale” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 15.31,

Forward P/E Ratio: 14.29,

P/S Ratio: 0.43,

P/B Ratio: 3.72,

Dividend Yield: 3.62%.

Pearson (PSO) has a market capitalization of USD 15.29 billion and operates within the “Publishing - Books” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 9.92,

Forward P/E Ratio: 12.66,

P/S Ratio: 1.64,

P/B Ratio: 1.62,

Dividend Yield: 3.56%.

Campbell Soup (CPB) has a market capitalization of USD 10.71 billion and operates within the “Processed & Packaged Goods” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 14.53,

Forward P/E Ratio: 13.49,

P/S Ratio: 1.39,

P/B Ratio: 9.00,

Dividend Yield: 3.43%.

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