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Ex-Dividend Date Reminder For February 24, 2012

Here is a current overview of best yielding stocks 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 24, 2012. In total, 12 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 5 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 2.77 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:

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK) has a market capitalization of USD 83.57 Million and operates within the “Shipping” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: -,
Forward P/E Ratio: -,
P/S Ratio: 0.79,
P/B Ratio: 0.15,
Dividend Yield: 5.77%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK) (Click to enlarge)


Meredith Corp. (MDP) has a market capitalization of USD 1.54 Billion and operates within the “Publishing - Periodicals” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 13.04,
Forward P/E Ratio: 11.33,
P/S Ratio: 1.14,
P/B Ratio: 1.91,
Dividend Yield: 4.53%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Meredith Corp. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Meredith Corp. (MDP) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Meredith Corp. (MDP) (Click to enlarge)


Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) has a market capitalization of USD 2.83 Billion and operates within the “Electric Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 17.34,
Forward P/E Ratio: 13.69,
P/S Ratio: 1.23,
P/B Ratio: 0.94,
Dividend Yield: 4.08%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP) (Click to enlarge)


HNI Corp. (HNI) has a market capitalization of USD 1.15 Billion and operates within the “Business Equipment” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 25.45,
Forward P/E Ratio: 14.86,
P/S Ratio: 0.63,
P/B Ratio: 2.75,
Dividend Yield: 3.58%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of HNI Corp. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of HNI Corp. (HNI) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of HNI Corp. (HNI) (Click to enlarge)


Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has a market capitalization of USD 177.51 Billion and operates within the “Drug Manufacturers - Major” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 18.68,
Forward P/E Ratio: 11.95,
P/S Ratio: 2.73,
P/B Ratio: 2.89,
Dividend Yield: 3.51%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Johnson & Johnson (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) (Click to enlarge)

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