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The Best Dividends For Next Week (April 09 - 15, 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 09 - 15, 2012. In total, 93 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 41 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.99 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:

Banco Santander (STD) has a market capitalization of USD 59.42 billion and operates within the “Foreign Money Center Banks” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 5.29,

Forward P/E Ratio: 4.35,

P/S Ratio: 1.37,

P/B Ratio: 0.56,

Dividend Yield: 12.29%.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) has a market capitalization of USD 35.74 billion and operates within the “Foreign Regional Banks” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 6.18,

Forward P/E Ratio: 6.94,

P/S Ratio: 2.00,

P/B Ratio: 0.68,

Dividend Yield: 7.78%.

CPFL Energia (CPL) has a market capitalization of USD 14.87 billion and operates within the “Foreign Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 17.76,

Forward P/E Ratio: 48.28,

P/S Ratio: 2.13,

P/B Ratio: 3.82,

Dividend Yield: 5.54%.

Sasol (SSL) has a market capitalization of USD 30.53 billion and operates within the “Major Integrated Oil & Gas” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 8.44,

Forward P/E Ratio: 8.05,

P/S Ratio: 1.47,

P/B Ratio: 1.99,

Dividend Yield: 4.19%.

Telefonica Brasil (VIV) has a market capitalization of USD 34.74 billion and operates within the “Wireless Communications” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 10.50,

Forward P/E Ratio: 10.50,

P/S Ratio: 3.52,

P/B Ratio: 2.38,

Dividend Yield: 3.96%.

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) has a market capitalization of USD 96.39 billion and operates within the “Drug Manufacturers - Major” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 20.43,

Forward P/E Ratio: 11.48,

P/S Ratio: 2.48,

P/B Ratio: 3.94,

Dividend Yield: 3.33%.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (FCX) has a market capitalization of USD 35.85 billion and operates within the “Copper” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 7.92,

Forward P/E Ratio: 7.04,

P/S Ratio: 1.72,

P/B Ratio: 2.29,

Dividend Yield: 3.31%.

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