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Ex-Dividend Date Reminder For April 02 - 08, 2012

Here is a current overview of best yielding stocks with a market capitalization over USD 10 billion that have their ex-dividend date on the next trading week. If your broker settles your trade before the ex-date, you will receive the next dividend. A full list of all stocks with ex-dividend date can be found here: Ex-Dividend Stocks April 02 - 08, 2012. In total, 104 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 41 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.19 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:


AT&T (T) has a market capitalization of USD 185.15 billion and operates within the “Telecom Services - Domestic” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 47.32,
Forward P/E Ratio: 12.30,
P/S Ratio: 1.46,
P/B Ratio: 1.75,
Dividend Yield: 5.64%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of AT&T, Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of AT&T, Inc. (T) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AT&T, Inc. (T) (Click to enlarge)


Verizon Communications (VZ) has a market capitalization of USD 108.40 billion and operates within the “Telecom Services - Domestic” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 44.98,
Forward P/E Ratio: 13.75,
P/S Ratio: 0.98,
P/B Ratio: 3.01,
Dividend Yield: 5.23%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Verizon Communications Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) (Click to enlarge)


Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) has a market capitalization of USD 56.95 billion and operates within the “Drug Manufacturers - Major” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 15.63,
Forward P/E Ratio: 17.40,
P/S Ratio: 2.68,
P/B Ratio: 3.57,
Dividend Yield: 4.03%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) (Click to enlarge)


Raytheon (RTN) has a market capitalization of USD 17.94 billion and operates within the “Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 9.98,
Forward P/E Ratio: 9.53,
P/S Ratio: 0.72,
P/B Ratio: 2.19,
Dividend Yield: 3.79%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Raytheon Co. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Raytheon Co. (RTN) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Raytheon Co. (RTN) (Click to enlarge)


Sysco Corp. (SYY) has a market capitalization of USD 17.46 billion and operates within the “Food Wholesale” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 15.31,
Forward P/E Ratio: 14.29,
P/S Ratio: 0.43,
P/B Ratio: 3.72,
Dividend Yield: 3.62%.


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


Pearson (PSO) has a market capitalization of USD 15.29 billion and operates within the “Publishing - Books” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 9.92,
Forward P/E Ratio: 12.66,
P/S Ratio: 1.64,
P/B Ratio: 1.62,
Dividend Yield: 3.56%.


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


Campbell Soup (CPB) has a market capitalization of USD 10.71 billion and operates within the “Processed & Packaged Goods” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 14.53,
Forward P/E Ratio: 13.49,
P/S Ratio: 1.39,
P/B Ratio: 9.00,
Dividend Yield: 3.43%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Campbell Soup Co. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) (Click to enlarge)

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