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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 June 04, 2012. In total, 18 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 7 yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.09 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:

STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM) has a market capitalization of USD 4.66 billion and operates within the "Semiconductor - Broad Line" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 7.42, Forward P/E Ratio: 10.67, P/S Ratio: 0.51, P/B Ratio: 0.60, Dividend Yield: 7.81%.

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) has a market capitalization of USD 3.02 billion and operates within the "Diversified Machinery" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 26.23, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.03, P/S Ratio: 0.50, P/B Ratio: 1.83, Dividend Yield: 3.71%.

Cinemark Holdings (NYSE:CNK) has a market capitalization of USD 2.65 billion and operates within the "Movie Production, Theaters" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 17.88, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.74, P/S Ratio: 1.12, P/B Ratio: 2.51, Dividend Yield: 3.64%.

Guess' (NYSE:GES) has a market capitalization of USD 2.40 billion and operates within the "Apparel Stores" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 9.87, Forward P/E Ratio: 8.97, P/S Ratio: 0.90, P/B Ratio: 2.01, Dividend Yield: 3.00%.

Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) has a market capitalization of USD 11.15 billion and operates within the "Department Stores" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 10.63, Forward P/E Ratio: 8.69, P/S Ratio: 0.59, P/B Ratio: 1.77, Dividend Yield: 2.79%.

Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK) has a market capitalization of USD 11.32 billion and operates within the "Machine Tools & Accessories" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 17.16, Forward P/E Ratio: 10.01, P/S Ratio: 1.06, P/B Ratio: 1.55, Dividend Yield: 2.48%.

Source: 6 Highest Yielding Stocks Going Ex-Dividend June 4, 2012