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The Best Dividends On April 23, 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 23, 2012. In total, 8 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which two yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 5.14 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:


Royal Bank of Canada (RY) has a market capitalization of USD 83.01 billion and operates within the “Money Center Banks” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 13.29,
Forward P/E Ratio: 11.05,
P/S Ratio: 4.29,
P/B Ratio: 2.02,
Dividend Yield: 3.92%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Royal Bank of Canada (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Royal Bank of Canada (RY) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Royal Bank of Canada (RY) (Click to enlarge)


The Clorox Company (CLX) has a market capitalization of USD 9.09 billion and operates within the “Housewares & Accessories” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 17.28,
Forward P/E Ratio: 15.98,
P/S Ratio: 1.71,
P/B Ratio: -,
Dividend Yield: 3.43%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of The Clorox Company (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of The Clorox Company (CLX) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of The Clorox Company (CLX) (Click to enlarge)


Lowe's Companies (LOW) has a market capitalization of USD 38.37 billion and operates within the “Home Improvement Stores” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 22.54,
Forward P/E Ratio: 14.35,
P/S Ratio: 0.76,
P/B Ratio: 2.40,
Dividend Yield: 1.75%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Lowe's Companies Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Lowe's Companies Inc. (LOW) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Lowe's Companies Inc. (LOW) (Click to enlarge)


Lennar Corp. (LEN) has a market capitalization of USD 4.70 billion and operates within the “Residential Construction” industry. These are the market ratios of the company:


P/E Ratio: 60.63,
Forward P/E Ratio: 17.88,
P/S Ratio: 1.44,
P/B Ratio: 1.73,
Dividend Yield: 0.64%.


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

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