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The Best Dividends on April 16, 2012

April 13, 2012 | About:
Here is a current overview of best yielding stocks 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 16, 2012. In total, four stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which one yielding above 3%. The average yield amounts to 3.28%.

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:

Bowl America (BWL-A) has a market capitalization of USD65.66 million and operates within the “Sporting Activities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 41.13

Forward P/E Ratio: -

P/S Ratio: 2.50

P/B Ratio: 1.95

Dividend Yield: 5.02%

Vale S.A. (VALE) has a market capitalization of USD121.64 billion and operates within the “Industrial Metals & Minerals” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 5.52

Forward P/E Ratio: 6.43

P/S Ratio: 2.06

P/B Ratio: 1.56

Dividend Yield: 2.59%

West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) has a market capitalization of USD1.37 billion and operates within the “Medical Instruments & Supplies” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 18.75

Forward P/E Ratio: 14.67

P/S Ratio: 1.15

P/B Ratio: 2.08

Dividend Yield: 1.78%

Credicorp Ltd. (BAP) has a market capitalization of USD10.63 billion and operates within the “Money Center Banks” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 15.04

Forward P/E Ratio: 12.01

P/S Ratio: 5.78

P/B Ratio: 3.13

Dividend Yield: 1.72%

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