Dividends are important for income investors. The ex-dividend date is an important date related to the dividend payment. If you buy the stock before the ex-date, you will receive the next dividend.
Today I like to show you the best dividend growers who have their ex-dividend date within the next week. A full list can be found here. I publish there on a weekly basis the dates and yield figures. If you want to know who pays the highest dividend yield, check out this site: 20 Highest Yielding Ex-Dividend Stocks Of The Upcoming Week June 29 – July 05, 2015.
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Utilities and REITs are the highest yielding stocks on the list but cheap by forward P/E are only Duke, Crane and Ryder. Those are also high-beta stocks, except Duke.
But Duke has a debt to equity ratio of 1.07. Which stock do you favor?