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Ex-Dividend Date Reminder For February 15, 2012

Here is a current overview of best yielding stocks with a market capitalization above USD 300 million 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 February 15, 2012. In total, 52 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 21 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.62 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:


North European Oil Royalty Trust (NRT) has a market capitalization of USD 304.65 Million and operates within the “Diversified Investments” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 12.60,
Forward P/E Ratio: -,
Price/Sales Ratio: 12.11,
Price/Book Ratio: -,
Dividend Yield: 8.27%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of North European Oil Royalty Trust (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of North European Oil Royalty Trust (NRT) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of North European Oil Royalty Trust (NRT) (Click to enlarge)


Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) has a market capitalization of USD 3.69 Billion and operates within the “Business Equipment” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 10.04,
Forward P/E Ratio: 8.93,
Price/Sales Ratio: 0.69,
Price/Book Ratio: -,
Dividend Yield: 8.12%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Pitney Bowes Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) (Click to enlarge)


AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) has a market capitalization of USD 61.00 Billion and operates within the “Drug Manufacturers - Major” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 6.53,
Forward P/E Ratio: 7.57,
Price/Sales Ratio: 1.82,
Price/Book Ratio: 2.65,
Dividend Yield: 5.88%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of AstraZeneca PLC (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) (Click to enlarge)


Highwoods Properties Inc. (HIW) has a market capitalization of USD 2.40 Billion and operates within the “REIT - Office” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 67.39,
Forward P/E Ratio: 41.80,
Price/Sales Ratio: 4.97,
Price/Book Ratio: 2.44,
Dividend Yield: 5.15%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Highwoods Properties Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Highwoods Properties Inc. (HIW) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Highwoods Properties Inc. (HIW) (Click to enlarge)


GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) has a market capitalization of USD 114.75 Billion and operates within the “Drug Manufacturers - Major” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 13.89,
Forward P/E Ratio: 13.21,
Price/Sales Ratio: 2.65,
Price/Book Ratio: 9.03,
Dividend Yield: 4.96%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of GlaxoSmithKline plc (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) (Click to enlarge)


Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) has a market capitalization of USD 28.54 Billion and operates within the “Electric Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 15.54,
Forward P/E Ratio: 15.10,
Price/Sales Ratio: 1.95,
Price/Book Ratio: 1.25,
Dividend Yield: 4.66%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Duke Energy Corporation (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) (Click to enlarge)


Progress Energy Inc. (PGN) has a market capitalization of USD 16.09 Billion and operates within the “Electric Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 20.58,
Forward P/E Ratio: 17.05,
Price/Sales Ratio: 1.70,
Price/Book Ratio: 1.59,
Dividend Yield: 4.55%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Progress Energy Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Progress Energy Inc. (PGN) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Progress Energy Inc. (PGN) (Click to enlarge)

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