Bookmark and Share

The Best Dividends On May 11, 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 11, 2012. In total, 66 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 33 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.16 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:

Terra Nitrogen Company (TNH) has a market capitalization of USD 4.07 billion and operates within the “Agricultural Chemicals” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 14.18, Forward P/E Ratio: -, P/S Ratio: 5.09, P/B Ratio: 16.97, Dividend Yield: 7.38%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNH) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNH) (Click to enlarge)


Exelon Corporation (EXC) has a market capitalization of USD 25.35 billion and operates within the “Diversified Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 12.65, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.52, P/S Ratio: 1.37, P/B Ratio: 1.16, Dividend Yield: 5.48%.


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


Shaw Communications (SJR) has a market capitalization of USD 8.59 billion and operates within the “CATV Systems” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 12.02, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.48, P/S Ratio: 1.73, P/B Ratio: 2.56, Dividend Yield: 4.89%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Shaw Communications, Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Shaw Communications, Inc. (SJR) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Shaw Communications, Inc. (SJR) (Click to enlarge)


Vectren Corporation (VVC) has a market capitalization of USD 2.38 billion and operates within the “Diversified Utilities” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 16.02, Forward P/E Ratio: 14.80, P/S Ratio: 1.06, P/B Ratio: 1.60, Dividend Yield: 4.83%.


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


Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) has a market capitalization of USD 47.93 billion and operates within the “Drug Manufacturers - Major” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 10.70, Forward P/E Ratio: 11.22, P/S Ratio: 1.99, P/B Ratio: 3.23, Dividend Yield: 4.75%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Eli Lilly & Co. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) (Click to enlarge)


Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC) has a market capitalization of USD 22.03 billion and operates within the “Life Insurance” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 135.44, Forward P/E Ratio: 7.86, P/S Ratio: 0.46, P/B Ratio: 0.86, Dividend Yield: 4.25%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Manulife Financial Corporation (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC) (Click to enlarge)


Home Properties (HME) has a market capitalization of USD 3.09 billion and operates within the “REIT - Residential” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 63.52, Forward P/E Ratio: 41.52, P/S Ratio: 5.16, P/B Ratio: 2.68, Dividend Yield: 4.16%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Home Properties Inc. (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of Home Properties Inc. (HME) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Home Properties Inc. (HME) (Click to enlarge)


E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD) has a market capitalization of USD 48.81 billion and operates within the “Chemicals - Major Diversified” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 13.97, Forward P/E Ratio: 11.08, P/S Ratio: 1.22, P/B Ratio: 4.90, Dividend Yield: 3.30%.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend History of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD) (Click to enlarge)

No comments:

Post a Comment

Do you have any questions or notes to this article?
Please let me know your thoughts and we will discuss it.