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The Best Dividends on April 26, 2012

April 25, 2012 | About:
Here is a current overview of best yielding stocks with a market capitalization over USD 10 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 26, 2012. In total, 36 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 24 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 5.21 percent.

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:

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP) has a market capitalization of USD28.44 billion and operates within the “Oil & Gas Pipelines” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 339.60, Forward P/E Ratio: 31.92, P/S Ratio: 3.46, P/B Ratio: 3.81, Dividend Yield: 5.65%.

Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) has a market capitalization of USD46.35 billion and operates within the “Independent Oil & Gas” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 22.07, Forward P/E Ratio: 20.12, P/S Ratio: 1.05, P/B Ratio: 3.84, Dividend Yield: 4.80%.

ConAgra Foods (CAG) has a market capitalization of USD10.75 billion and operates within the “Processed & Packaged Goods” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 13.27, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.40, P/S Ratio: 0.82, P/B Ratio: 2.15, Dividend Yield: 3.71%.

Kinder Morgan (KMI) has a market capitalization of USD24.81 billion and operates within the “Oil & Gas Pipelines” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 37.73, Forward P/E Ratio: 26.99, P/S Ratio: 3.06, P/B Ratio: 9.07, Dividend Yield: 3.65%.

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) has a market capitalization of USD27.72 billion and operates within the “Asset Management” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 11.34, Forward P/E Ratio: 9.30, P/S Ratio: 7.59, P/B Ratio: 0.82, Dividend Yield: 2.24%.

Texas Instruments (TXN) has a market capitalization of USD35.82 billion and operates within the “Semiconductor - Broad Line” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 16.77, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.23, P/S Ratio: 2.61, P/B Ratio: 3.26, Dividend Yield: 2.17%.

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