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The Best Dividends On April 19, 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 19, 2012. In total, 11 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 4 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 2.78 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:


Caterpillar (CAT) has a market capitalization of USD 70.20 billion and operates within the “Conglomerates” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 14.65,
Forward P/E Ratio: 9.58,
P/S Ratio: 1.17,
P/B Ratio: 5.45,
Dividend Yield: 1.70%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Caterpillar Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) (Click to enlarge)
Ecopetrol SA (EC) has a market capitalization of USD 130.32 billion and operates within the “Major Integrated Oil & Gas” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 15.19,
Forward P/E Ratio: 12.98,
P/S Ratio: 3.51,
P/B Ratio: 4.33,
Dividend Yield: 6.08%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Ecopetrol SA (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Ecopetrol SA (EC) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Ecopetrol SA (EC) (Click to enlarge)
Targa Resources Partners LP (NGLS) has a market capitalization of USD 3.86 billion and operates within the “Oil & Gas Pipelines” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 21.43,
Forward P/E Ratio: 18.06,
P/S Ratio: 0.55,
P/B Ratio: 3.00,
Dividend Yield: 5.87%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Targa Resources Partners LP (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Targa Resources Partners LP (NGLS) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Targa Resources Partners LP (NGLS) (Click to enlarge)
The Washington Post Company (WPO) has a market capitalization of USD 2.89 billion and operates within the “Education & Training Services” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 25.09,
Forward P/E Ratio: 20.70,
P/S Ratio: 0.69,
P/B Ratio: 1.10,
Dividend Yield: 2.58%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of The Washington Post Company (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of The Washington Post Company (WPO) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of The Washington Post Company (WPO) (Click to enlarge)
Hormel Foods (HRL) has a market capitalization of USD 7.51 billion and operates within the “Meat Products” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 17.03,
Forward P/E Ratio: 14.58,
P/S Ratio: 0.94,
P/B Ratio: 2.75,
Dividend Yield: 2.11%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Hormel Foods Corp. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Hormel Foods Corp. (HRL) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Hormel Foods Corp. (HRL) (Click to enlarge)
CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS) has a market capitalization of USD 57.41 billion and operates within the “Drug Stores” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 16.90,
Forward P/E Ratio: 11.91,
P/S Ratio: 0.54,
P/B Ratio: 1.50,
Dividend Yield: 1.48%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of CVS Caremark Corporation (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS) (Click to enlarge)
Weight Watchers International (WTW) has a market capitalization of USD 5.42 billion and operates within the “Personal Services” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 17.90,
Forward P/E Ratio: 12.55,
P/S Ratio: 2.98,
P/B Ratio: -,
Dividend Yield: 0.95%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) (Click to enlarge)
Apache (APA) has a market capitalization of USD 36.35 billion and operates within the “Independent Oil & Gas” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 8.21,
Forward P/E Ratio: 6.77,
P/S Ratio: 2.15,
P/B Ratio: 1.25,
Dividend Yield: 0.72%.


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

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