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The Best Dividends On May 01, 2012

Here is a current overview of the 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 May 01, 2012. In total, 15 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 8 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.50 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:

Braskem S.A. (BAK) has a market capitalization of USD 6.11 billion and operates within the “Specialty Chemicals” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: -, Forward P/E Ratio: 14.80, P/S Ratio: 0.35, P/B Ratio: 1.18, Dividend Yield: 4.23%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Braskem S.A. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Braskem S.A. (BAK) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Braskem S.A. (BAK) (Click to enlarge)


ABB (ABB) has a market capitalization of USD 43.54 billion and operates within the “Industrial Electrical Equipment” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 13.63, Forward P/E Ratio: 10.22, P/S Ratio: 1.15, P/B Ratio: 2.73, Dividend Yield: 3.77%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of ABB Ltd. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of ABB Ltd. (ABB) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of ABB Ltd. (ABB) (Click to enlarge)


Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile (SQM) has a market capitalization of USD 15.35 billion and operates within the “Chemicals - Major Diversified” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 28.18, Forward P/E Ratio: 20.76, P/S Ratio: 7.16, P/B Ratio: 8.48, Dividend Yield: 1.75%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. (SQM) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. (SQM) (Click to enlarge)


The Mosaic Company (MOS) has a market capitalization of USD 22.55 billion and operates within the “Specialty Chemicals” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 11.35, Forward P/E Ratio: 10.47, P/S Ratio: 2.02, P/B Ratio: 1.91, Dividend Yield: 0.94%.


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


Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBD) has a market capitalization of USD 12.37 billion and operates within the “Grocery Stores” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 29.52, Forward P/E Ratio: 18.86, P/S Ratio: 0.50, P/B Ratio: 3.04, Dividend Yield: 0.80%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBD) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBD) (Click to enlarge)

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