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The Best Dividends on April 24, 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 24, 2012. In total, seven stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which two are yielding above 3%. The average yield amounts to 3.07%.

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:

Government Properties Income Trust (GOV) has a market capitalization of USD1.11 billion and operates within the “REIT - Office” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 21.24

Forward P/E Ratio: 21.24

P/S Ratio: 6.20

P/B Ratio: 1.24

Dividend Yield: 7.12%

Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) has a market capitalization of USD3.38 billion and operates within the “REIT - Retail” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 21.05

Forward P/E Ratio: 20.89

P/S Ratio: 2.79

P/B Ratio: 1.21

Dividend Yield: 6.58%

Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) has a market capitalization of USD116.89 billion and operates within the “Beverages - Brewers” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 19.94

Forward P/E Ratio: 14.59

P/S Ratio: 2.99

P/B Ratio: 3.10

Dividend Yield: 2.16%

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (KALU) has a market capitalization of USD928.62 million and operates within the “Aluminum” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 36.55

Forward P/E Ratio: 12.76

P/S Ratio: 0.71

P/B Ratio: 1.06

Dividend Yield: 2.07%

AptarGroup (ATR) has a market capitalization of USD3.65 billion and operates within the “Packaging & Containers” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 20.64

Forward P/E Ratio: 16.94

P/S Ratio: 1.56

P/B Ratio: 2.80

Dividend Yield: 1.60%

ADTRAN Inc. (ADTN) has a market capitalization of USD1.90 billion and operates within the “Communication Equipment” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 16.52

Forward P/E Ratio: 14.03

P/S Ratio: 2.77

P/B Ratio: 2.66

Dividend Yield: 1.21%

HB Fuller Co. (FUL) has a market capitalization of USD1.63 billion and operates within the “Specialty Chemicals” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:

P/E Ratio: 18.19

Forward P/E Ratio: 12.17

P/S Ratio: 1.03

P/B Ratio: 2.25

Dividend Yield: 1.04%

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