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Ex-Dividend Date Reminder For Next Week (February 27 - March 04, 2012)

Here is a current overview of best yielding stocks with a market capitalization over USD 2 billion that have their ex-dividend date on the next trading week. If your broker settles your trade before the ex-day, you will receive the next dividend. A full list of all stocks with ex-dividend date can be found here: Ex-Dividend Stocks February 27 – March 04, 2012. In total, 230 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 85 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.77 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:

Atlantic Power Corporation (AT) has a market capitalization of USD 5.08 billion and operates within the “Electric Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 5.54,
Forward P/E Ratio: 368.50,
P/S Ratio: 0.59,
P/B Ratio: 2.64,
Dividend Yield: 7.81%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Atlantic Power Corporation (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Atlantic Power Corporation (AT) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Atlantic Power Corporation (AT) (Click to enlarge)


CenturyLink (CTL) has a market capitalization of USD 24.65 billion and operates within the “Telecom Services - Domestic” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 32.72,
Forward P/E Ratio: 15.97,
P/S Ratio: 1.61,
P/B Ratio: 1.18,
Dividend Yield: 7.26%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of CenturyLink, Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) (Click to enlarge)


Old Republic International Corp. (ORI) has a market capitalization of USD 2.77 billion and operates within the “Surety & Title Insurance” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: -,
Forward P/E Ratio: 12.87,
P/S Ratio: 0.60,
P/B Ratio: 0.72,
Dividend Yield: 6.55%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Old Republic International Corp. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Old Republic International Corp. (ORI) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Old Republic International Corp. (ORI) (Click to enlarge)


REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP (RGC) has a market capitalization of USD 2.11 billion and operates within the “Movie Production, Theaters” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 52.42,
Forward P/E Ratio: 18.42,
P/S Ratio: 0.79,
P/B Ratio: -,
Dividend Yield: 6.16%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP (RGC) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP (RGC) (Click to enlarge)


TransAlta Corp. (TAC) has a market capitalization of USD 4.72 billion and operates within the “Diversified Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 14.91,
Forward P/E Ratio: 17.23,
P/S Ratio: 1.70,
P/B Ratio: 1.53,
Dividend Yield: 5.50%.


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


Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (SIX) has a market capitalization of USD 2.53 billion and operates within the “General Entertainment” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: -,
Forward P/E Ratio: 69.04,
P/S Ratio: 2.49,
P/B Ratio: 2.77,
Dividend Yield: 5.19%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (SIX) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (SIX) (Click to enlarge)


Integrys Energy Group (TEG) has a market capitalization of USD 4.26 billion and operates within the “Gas Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 16.39,
Forward P/E Ratio: 15.41,
P/S Ratio: 0.88,
P/B Ratio: 1.40,
Dividend Yield: 5.00%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (TEG) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (TEG) (Click to enlarge)


Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (BIP) has a market capitalization of USD 4.69 billion and operates within the “Electric Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 10.57,
Forward P/E Ratio: 19.37,
P/S Ratio: 3.24,
P/B Ratio: 1.50,
Dividend Yield: 5.00%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (BIP) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (BIP) (Click to enlarge)

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