Seeking Alpha
Profile| Send Message|
( followers)  

Here is a current overview of the best-yielding stocks with a market capitalization over $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 On June 05, 2012. In total, 17 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend of which 11 are yielding above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 5.19 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:

France Telecom (FTE) has a market capitalization of $33.38 billion and operates within the "Telecom Services - Foreign" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 7.08, Forward P/E Ratio: 6.53, P/S Ratio: 0.60, P/B Ratio: 0.97, Dividend Yield: 14.78%.

Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) has a market capitalization of $3.03 billion and operates within the "REIT - Retail" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: not calculable, Forward P/E Ratio: 51.98, P/S Ratio: 5.55, P/B Ratio: 1.81, Dividend Yield: 4.75%.

PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk. (TLK) has a market capitalization of $16.57 billion and operates within the "Telecom Services - Foreign" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 13.99, Forward P/E Ratio: not calculable, P/S Ratio: 2.19, P/B Ratio: 3.16, Dividend Yield: 4.10%.

BlackRock (BLK) has a market capitalization of $28.82 billion and operates within the "Asset Management" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 13.19, Forward P/E Ratio: 11.18, P/S Ratio: 3.19, P/B Ratio: 1.18, Dividend Yield: 3.60%.

Praxair (PX) has a market capitalization of $30.92 billion and operates within the "Synthetics" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 18.65, Forward P/E Ratio: 15.59, P/S Ratio: 2.71, P/B Ratio: 5.21, Dividend Yield: 2.13%.

Lear (LEA) has a market capitalization of $2.95 billion and operates within the "Auto Parts" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: not calculable, Forward P/E Ratio: 6.67, P/S Ratio: 0.29, P/B Ratio: 1.47, Dividend Yield: 1.47%.

Source: The Best Dividends On June 05, 2012