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The Best Dividends on April 23, 2012

April 20, 2012 | About:

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 23, 2012. In total, 8 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which two yielding above 3%. The average yield amounts to 5.14%.

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:

Royal Bank of Canada (RY) has a market capitalization of USD83.01 billion and operates within the “Money Center Banks” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 13.29

Forward P/E Ratio: 11.05

P/S Ratio: 4.29

P/B Ratio: 2.02

Dividend Yield: 3.92%

The Clorox Company (CLX) has a market capitalization of USD9.09 billion and operates within the “Housewares & Accessories” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 17.28

Forward P/E Ratio: 15.98

P/S Ratio: 1.71

P/B Ratio: -

Dividend Yield: 3.43%

Lowe's Companies (LOW) has a market capitalization of USD38.37 billion and operates within the “Home Improvement Stores” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 22.54

Forward P/E Ratio: 14.35

P/S Ratio: 0.76

P/B Ratio: 2.40

Dividend Yield: 1.75%

Lennar Corp. (LEN) has a market capitalization of USD4.70 billion and operates within the “Residential Construction” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 60.63

Forward P/E Ratio: 17.88

P/S Ratio: 1.44

P/B Ratio: 1.73

Dividend Yield: 0.64%

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