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The Best Dividends On April 18, 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 April 18, 2012. In total, 14 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 7 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.55 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:


R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) has a market capitalization of USD 2.17 billion and operates within the “Business Services” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: -,
Forward P/E Ratio: 6.39,
P/S Ratio: 0.20,
P/B Ratio: 2.06,
Dividend Yield: 8.65%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) (Click to enlarge)


Teekay Corporation (TK) has a market capitalization of USD 2.42 billion and operates within the “Shipping” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: -,
Forward P/E Ratio: 85.78,
P/S Ratio: 1.24,
P/B Ratio: 1.69,
Dividend Yield: 3.60%.


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


American Water Works Company (AWK) has a market capitalization of USD 5.82 billion and operates within the “Water Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 19.12,
Forward P/E Ratio: 15.82,
P/S Ratio: 2.18,
P/B Ratio: 1.37,
Dividend Yield: 2.78%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of American Water Works Company, Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK) (Click to enlarge)


IDEX Corporation (IEX) has a market capitalization of USD 3.47 billion and operates within the “Diversified Machinery” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 17.84,
Forward P/E Ratio: 13.18,
P/S Ratio: 1.89,
P/B Ratio: 2.28,
Dividend Yield: 1.93%.


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


Smith & Nephew (SNN) has a market capitalization of USD 8.64 billion and operates within the “Medical Appliances & Equipment” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 14.83,
Forward P/E Ratio: 11.70,
P/S Ratio: 2.02,
P/B Ratio: 2.69,
Dividend Yield: 1.80%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Smith & Nephew plc (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Smith & Nephew plc (SNN) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Smith & Nephew plc (SNN) (Click to enlarge)


PerkinElmer (PKI) has a market capitalization of USD 2.97 billion and operates within the “Medical Instruments & Supplies” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 2615.00,
Forward P/E Ratio: 11.42,
P/S Ratio: 1.54,
P/B Ratio: 1.61,
Dividend Yield: 1.07%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of PerkinElmer Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of PerkinElmer Inc. (PKI) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of PerkinElmer Inc. (PKI) (Click to enlarge)

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