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Ex-Dividend Date Reminder For March 21, 2012

Here is a current overview of best yielding stocks with a market capitalization over 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 March 21, 2012. In total, 28 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 11 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:


CYS Investments (CYS) has a market capitalization of USD 1.52 billion and operates within the “REIT - Residential” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 10.45,
Forward P/E Ratio: 7.01,
P/S Ratio: 6.52,
P/B Ratio: 1.04,
Dividend Yield: 14.72%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of CYS Investments Inc (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of CYS Investments Inc (CYS) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of CYS Investments Inc (CYS) (Click to enlarge)


Aviva (AV) has a market capitalization of USD 5.46 billion and operates within the “Life Insurance” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 25.43,
Forward P/E Ratio: -,
P/S Ratio: 1.03,
P/B Ratio: 0.83,
Dividend Yield: 6.86%.


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


Giant Interactive Group (GA) has a market capitalization of USD 1.21 billion and operates within the “Business Services” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 8.73,
Forward P/E Ratio: 6.36,
P/S Ratio: 4.28,
P/B Ratio: 3.07,
Dividend Yield: 5.83%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Giant Interactive Group, Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Giant Interactive Group, Inc. (GA) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Giant Interactive Group, Inc. (GA) (Click to enlarge)


MI Developments (MIM) has a market capitalization of USD 1.66 billion and operates within the “Property Management” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 28.02,
Forward P/E Ratio: 20.40,
P/S Ratio: 9.05,
P/B Ratio: 1.85,
Dividend Yield: 5.67%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of MI Developments Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of MI Developments Inc. (MIM) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of MI Developments Inc. (MIM) (Click to enlarge)


Piedmont Natural Gas Co. (PNY) has a market capitalization of USD 2.27 billion and operates within the “Gas Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 21.68,
Forward P/E Ratio: 17.98,
P/S Ratio: 1.81,
P/B Ratio: 2.20,
Dividend Yield: 3.79%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Piedmont Natural Gas Co. Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Piedmont Natural Gas Co. Inc. (PNY) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Piedmont Natural Gas Co. Inc. (PNY) (Click to enlarge)


Iron Mountain (IRM) has a market capitalization of USD 5.02 billion and operates within the “Business Software & Services” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 24.65,
Forward P/E Ratio: 18.92,
P/S Ratio: 1.66,
P/B Ratio: 4.06,
Dividend Yield: 3.41%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Iron Mountain Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Iron Mountain Inc. (IRM) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Iron Mountain Inc. (IRM) (Click to enlarge)

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