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The Best Dividends on May 4, 2012

Here is a current overview of the 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 May 4, 2012. In total, 31 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 21 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 5.17 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:

[/b][b]Inergy (NRGY) has a market capitalization of USD2.51 billion and operates within the “Gas Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: -, Forward P/E Ratio: 32.88, P/S Ratio: 1.13, P/B Ratio: 2.11, Dividend Yield: 14.79%.

NuStar Energy (NS) has a market capitalization of USD3.93 billion and operates within the “Oil & Gas Pipelines” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 20.40, Forward P/E Ratio: 15.86, P/S Ratio: 0.55, P/B Ratio: 1.41, Dividend Yield: 7.89%.

CVR Partners (UAN) has a market capitalization of USD2.11 billion and operates within the “Agricultural Chemicals” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 15.94, Forward P/E Ratio: 16.39, P/S Ratio: 6.96, P/B Ratio: 4.31, Dividend Yield: 7.24%.

Linn Energy (LINE) has a market capitalization of USD8.11 billion and operates within the “Independent Oil & Gas” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 16.96, Forward P/E Ratio: 17.77, P/S Ratio: 5.00, P/B Ratio: 2.11, Dividend Yield: 7.13%.

Health Care REIT (HCN) has a market capitalization of USD7.68 billion and operates within the “REIT - Healthcare Facilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 91.73, Forward P/E Ratio: 26.95, P/S Ratio: 5.41, P/B Ratio: 1.53, Dividend Yield: 5.20%.

Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP) has a market capitalization of USD8.02 billion and operates within the “Oil & Gas Pipelines” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 19.37, Forward P/E Ratio: 16.96, P/S Ratio: 4.59, P/B Ratio: 5.46, Dividend Yield: 4.74%.

Federated Investors (FII) has a market capitalization of USD2.30 billion and operates within the “Asset Management” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 14.42, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.40, P/S Ratio: 2.60, P/B Ratio: 4.25, Dividend Yield: 4.32%.

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