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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. So 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 19, 2012. In total, 16 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend, of which 10 yield above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 5.63 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:

American Capital Agency (AGNC) has a market capitalization of USD 10.08 billion and operates within the "REIT - Residential" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 5.25, Forward P/E Ratio: 6.64, P/S Ratio: 6.91, P/B Ratio: 1.16, Dividend Yield: 14.88%.

Safeway (SWY) has a market capitalization of USD 4.32 billion and operates within the "Grocery Stores" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 10.21, Forward P/E Ratio: 8.36, P/S Ratio: 0.10, P/B Ratio: 1.64, Dividend Yield: 3.90%.

Xcel Energy (XEL) has a market capitalization of USD 14.06 billion and operates within the "Electric Utilities" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 17.18, Forward P/E Ratio: 15.28, P/S Ratio: 1.35, P/B Ratio: 1.65, Dividend Yield: 3.74%.

Marvell Technology Group (MRVL) has a market capitalization of USD 6.49 billion and operates within the "Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 12.52, Forward P/E Ratio: 7.84, P/S Ratio: 1.92, P/B Ratio: 1.32, Dividend Yield: 2.08%.

Total System Services (TSS) has a market capitalization of USD 4.50 billion and operates within the "Business Services" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 20.01, Forward P/E Ratio: 16.65, P/S Ratio: 2.45, P/B Ratio: 3.35, Dividend Yield: 1.68%.

International Game Technology (IGT) has a market capitalization of USD 4.39 billion and operates within the "Multimedia & Graphics Software" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 16.91, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.20, P/S Ratio: 2.18, P/B Ratio: 2.91, Dividend Yield: 1.61%.

Coventry Health Care (CVH) has a market capitalization of USD 4.72 billion and operates within the "Health Care Plans" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 7.97, Forward P/E Ratio: 10.14, P/S Ratio: 0.37, P/B Ratio: 1.00, Dividend Yield: 1.51%.

Source: The Best Dividends On June 19, 2012