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The Biggest Ex-Dividend Stocks of Oct. 17

Dividend Investors should have an overview of stocks with upcoming ex-dividend dates, the final date on which the new stock buyer couldn’t receive the next dividend. To receive the dividend, buy the stock before the ex-dividend date. The screen below shows the best-yielding stocks with a higher capitalization that have their ex-dividend date on the next trading day.

A full list of all stocks with ex-dividend date can be found here: Ex-Dividend Stocks on October 17, 2012. In total, 11 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend, of which six yield more than 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.99%.

Here is the sheet of the best yielding, higher capitalized ex-dividend stocks:Main Street Capital Corporation(MAIN)has a market capitalization of $924.08 million and operates within the Diversified Investments industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 8.69, Forward P/E Ratio: 14.86, P/S Ratio: 11.83, P/B Ratio: 1.73, Dividend Yield: 6.15%.

Friedman Industries (FRD)has a market capitalization of $73.58 million and operates within the Steel & Iron industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 8.73, Forward P/E Ratio: 6.15, P/S Ratio: 0.45, P/B Ratio: 1.14, Dividend Yield: 4.81%.

Comtech Telecommunications (CMTL)has a market capitalization of $464.82 million and operates within the Communication Equipment industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 19.11, Forward P/E Ratio: 18.85, P/S Ratio: 1.09, P/B Ratio: 1.08, Dividend Yield: 4.11%.

Procter & Gamble (PG)has a market capitalization of $189.46 billion and operates within the Personal Products industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 22.09, Forward P/E Ratio: 16.24, P/S Ratio: 2.26, P/B Ratio: 2.98, Dividend Yield: 3.27%.

Vale (VALE)has a market capitalization of $94.61 billion and operates within the Industrial Metals & Minerals industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 5.98, Forward P/E Ratio: 6.54, P/S Ratio: 1.76, P/B Ratio: 1.18, Dividend Yield: 3.20%.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store(CBRL)has a market capitalization of $1.58 billion and operates within the Restaurants industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 15.19, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.18, P/S Ratio: 0.61, P/B Ratio: 4.10, Dividend Yield: 2.99%.

Resource America(REXI)has a market capitalization of $128.65 million and operates within the Asset Management industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 5.38, Forward P/E Ratio: -, P/S Ratio: 1.87, P/B Ratio: 0.85, Dividend Yield: 1.89%.

DST Systems (DST)has a market capitalization of $2.56 billion and operates within the Information & Delivery Services industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 9.43, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.95, P/S Ratio: 1.02, P/B Ratio: 2.43, Dividend Yield: 1.41%.

Core Laboratories (CLB)has a market capitalization of $4.87 billion and operates within the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 24.05, Forward P/E Ratio: 20.39, P/S Ratio: 5.09, P/B Ratio: 22.14, Dividend Yield: 1.09%.

PerkinElmer (PKI)has a market capitalization of $3.40 billion and operates within the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: -, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.08, P/S Ratio: 1.68, P/B Ratio: 1.81, Dividend Yield: 0.94%.

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