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Ex-Dividend Date Reminder For March 07, 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 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 March 07, 2012. In total, 77 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 30 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.22 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:


Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) has a market capitalization of USD 4.39 billion and operates within the “Telecom Services - Domestic” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 29.40,
Forward P/E Ratio: 16.96,
P/S Ratio: 0.84,
P/B Ratio: 0.99,
Dividend Yield: 9.07%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Frontier Communications Corporation (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) (Click to enlarge)


Enerplus Corporation (ERF) has a market capitalization of USD 4.67 billion and operates within the “Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 38.48,
Forward P/E Ratio: 21.69,
P/S Ratio: 4.23,
P/B Ratio: 1.31,
Dividend Yield: 9.06%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Enerplus Corporation (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Enerplus Corporation (ERF) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Enerplus Corporation (ERF) (Click to enlarge)


Gannett (GCI) has a market capitalization of USD 3.57 billion and operates within the “Publishing - Newspapers” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 7.96,
Forward P/E Ratio: 7.07,
P/S Ratio: 0.68,
P/B Ratio: 1.53,
Dividend Yield: 5.32%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Gannett Co., Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI) (Click to enlarge)


Reynolds American (RAI) has a market capitalization of USD 24.44 billion and operates within the “Cigarettes” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 17.67,
Forward P/E Ratio: 13.21,
P/S Ratio: 2.86,
P/B Ratio: 3.91,
Dividend Yield: 5.28%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Reynolds American Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) (Click to enlarge)


PPL Corporation (PPL) has a market capitalization of USD 16.54 billion and operates within the “Electric Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 10.54,
Forward P/E Ratio: 11.66,
P/S Ratio: 1.30,
P/B Ratio: 1.53,
Dividend Yield: 5.04%.


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


Westar Energy (WR) has a market capitalization of USD 3.51 billion and operates within the “Diversified Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 14.35,
Forward P/E Ratio: 13.58,
P/S Ratio: 1.62,
P/B Ratio: 1.25,
Dividend Yield: 4.74%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Westar Energy, Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Westar Energy, Inc. (WR) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Westar Energy, Inc. (WR) (Click to enlarge)


Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG) has a market capitalization of USD 15.66 billion and operates within the “Diversified Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 11.14,
Forward P/E Ratio: 12.29,
P/S Ratio: 1.41,
P/B Ratio: 1.53,
Dividend Yield: 4.59%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PEG) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PEG) (Click to enlarge)

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