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The Best Dividends on May 11, 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 11, 2012. In total, 66 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 33 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.16 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]Terra Nitrogen Company (NYSE:TNH) has a market capitalization of USD4.07 billion and operates within the “Agricultural Chemicals” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 14.18, Forward P/E Ratio: -, P/S Ratio: 5.09, P/B Ratio: 16.97, Dividend Yield: 7.38%.

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) has a market capitalization of USD25.35 billion and operates within the “Diversified Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 12.65, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.52, P/S Ratio: 1.37, P/B Ratio: 1.16, Dividend Yield: 5.48%.

Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR) has a market capitalization of USD8.59 billion and operates within the “CATV Systems” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 12.02, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.48, P/S Ratio: 1.73, P/B Ratio: 2.56, Dividend Yield: 4.89%.

Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC) has a market capitalization of USD2.38 billion and operates within the “Diversified Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 16.02, Forward P/E Ratio: 14.80, P/S Ratio: 1.06, P/B Ratio: 1.60, Dividend Yield: 4.83%.

Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY) has a market capitalization of USD47.93 billion and operates within the “Drug Manufacturers - Major” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 10.70, Forward P/E Ratio: 11.22, P/S Ratio: 1.99, P/B Ratio: 3.23, Dividend Yield: 4.75%.

Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC) has a market capitalization of USD22.03 billion and operates within the “Life Insurance” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 135.44, Forward P/E Ratio: 7.86, P/S Ratio: 0.46, P/B Ratio: 0.86, Dividend Yield: 4.25%.

Home Properties (NYSE:HME) has a market capitalization of USD3.09 billion and operates within the “REIT - Residential” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 63.52, Forward P/E Ratio: 41.52, P/S Ratio: 5.16, P/B Ratio: 2.68, Dividend Yield: 4.16%.

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) has a market capitalization of USD48.81 billion and operates within the “Chemicals - Major Diversified” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 13.97, Forward P/E Ratio: 11.08, P/S Ratio: 1.22, P/B Ratio: 4.90, Dividend Yield: 3.30%.

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