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The Best Dividends on April 17, 2012

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 17, 2012. In total, five stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which three yielding are above 3%. The average yield amounts to 4.69%.

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:

Capstead Mortgage (CMO) has a market capitalization of USD1.18 billion and operates within the “REIT - Diversified” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 7.49

Forward P/E Ratio: 8.35

P/S Ratio: 4.86

P/B Ratio: 0.90

Dividend Yield: 13.12%

Bridge Bancorp (BDGE) has a market capitalization of USD171.09 million and operates within the “Regional - Northeast Banks” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 13.12

Forward P/E Ratio: 12.55

P/S Ratio: 3.39

P/B Ratio: 1.58

Dividend Yield: 4.55%

A. Schulman (SHLM) has a market capitalization of USD708.48 million and operates within the “Specialty Chemicals” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 15.38

Forward P/E Ratio: 9.64

P/S Ratio: 0.32

P/B Ratio: 1.36

Dividend Yield: 3.17%

Best Buy (BBY) has a market capitalization of USD7.72 billion and operates within the “Electronics Stores” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: -

Forward P/E Ratio: 5.89

P/S Ratio: 0.15

P/B Ratio: 1.77

Dividend Yield: 2.90%

FXCM (FXCM) has a market capitalization of USD235.06 million and operates within the “Investment Brokerage - National” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 15.32

Forward P/E Ratio: 9.75

P/S Ratio: 0.57

P/B Ratio: 1.84

Dividend Yield: 2.03%

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