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The Best Dividends on April 12, 2012

Here is a current overview of best yielding stocks with a market capitalization over USD2 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 April 12, 2012. In total, 29 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 14 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.12 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:

BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT) has a market capitalization of USD2.74 billion and operates within the “Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 13.60

Forward P/E Ratio: -

P/S Ratio: 13.53

P/B Ratio: 3197.00

Dividend Yield: 7.62%

Telefonica Brasil (VIV) has a market capitalization of USD34.51 billion and operates within the “Wireless Communications” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 10.43

Forward P/E Ratio: 10.43

P/S Ratio: 3.49

P/B Ratio: 2.37

Dividend Yield: 3.98%

SAIC (SAI) has a market capitalization of USD4.21 billion and operates within the “Technical Services” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: -

Forward P/E Ratio: 9.08

P/S Ratio: 0.40

P/B Ratio: 1.93

Dividend Yield: 3.89%

Watsco (WSO) has a market capitalization of USD2.38 billion and operates within the “Electronics Wholesale” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 26.24

Forward P/E Ratio: 18.89

P/S Ratio: 0.80

P/B Ratio: 2.97

Dividend Yield: 3.44%

Lincare Holdings (LNCR) has a market capitalization of USD2.16 billion and operates within the “Home Health Care” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 12.93

Forward P/E Ratio: 10.62

P/S Ratio: 1.17

P/B Ratio: 2.45

Dividend Yield: 3.21%

General Growth Properties (GGP) has a market capitalization of USD15.23 billion and operates within the “REIT - Retail” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: -

Forward P/E Ratio: 162.40

P/S Ratio: 5.55

P/B Ratio: 1.79

Dividend Yield: 2.46%

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