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The Best Dividends on April 20, 2012

April 19, 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 20, 2012. In total, three stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which one yielding above 3%. The average yield amounts to 4.91%.

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:

Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI) has a market capitalization of USD724.02 million and operates within the “Staffing & Outsourcing Services” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: -

Forward P/E Ratio: 8.52

P/S Ratio: 0.93

P/B Ratio: 1.46

Dividend Yield: 9.61%

Codorus Valley Bancorp (CVLY) has a market capitalization of USD58.10 million and operates within the “Regional - Northeast Banks” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 10.87

Forward P/E Ratio: -

P/S Ratio: 1.28

P/B Ratio: 0.62

Dividend Yield: 2.61%

Colgate-Palmolive (CL) has a market capitalization of USD47.06 billion and operates within the “Personal Products” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 19.94

Forward P/E Ratio: 16.69

P/S Ratio: 2.81

P/B Ratio: 19.94

Dividend Yield: 2.52%

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