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Ex-Dividend Date Reminder For March 22, 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 22, 2012. In total, 9 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 4 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.18 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:


Two Harbors Investment (TWO) has a market capitalization of USD 2.26 billion and operates within the “REIT - Residential” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 8.39,
Forward P/E Ratio: 6.25,
P/S Ratio: 11.23,
P/B Ratio: 1.17,
Dividend Yield: 15.14%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Two Harbors Investment Corp. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO) (Click to enlarge)
Portland General Electric Company (POR) has a market capitalization of USD 1.88 billion and operates within the “Electric Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 12.76,
Forward P/E Ratio: 12.89,
P/S Ratio: 1.03,
P/B Ratio: 1.13,
Dividend Yield: 4.26%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Portland General Electric Company (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Portland General Electric Company (POR) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Portland General Electric Company (POR) (Click to enlarge)
Sempra Energy (SRE) has a market capitalization of USD 14.12 billion and operates within the “Gas Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 10.44,
Forward P/E Ratio: 14.11,
P/S Ratio: 1.41,
P/B Ratio: 1.43,
Dividend Yield: 4.09%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Sempra Energy (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Sempra Energy (SRE) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Sempra Energy (SRE) (Click to enlarge)
American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) has a market capitalization of USD 3.25 billion and operates within the “Apparel Stores” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 21.81,
Forward P/E Ratio: 13.65,
P/S Ratio: 1.03,
P/B Ratio: 2.30,
Dividend Yield: 2.62%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) (Click to enlarge)
Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) has a market capitalization of USD 180.98 billion and operates within the “Money Center Banks” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 12.17,
Forward P/E Ratio: 9.51,
P/S Ratio: 3.66,
P/B Ratio: 1.29,
Dividend Yield: 2.56%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Wells Fargo & Company (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) (Click to enlarge)

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