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Here is a current overview of the best yielding stocks 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 stocks with their ex-dividend date can be found here: Ex-Dividend Stocks June 21, 2012. In total, 7 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend, of which 5 yield above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 6.45 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:

CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS) has a market capitalization of USD 1.65 billion and operates within the "REIT - Residential" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 10.35, Forward P/E Ratio: 6.92, P/S Ratio: 6.40, P/B Ratio: 1.08, Dividend Yield: 14.10%.

Newcastle Investment (NYSE:NCT) has a market capitalization of USD 777.37 million and operates within the "REIT - Diversified" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 2.56, Forward P/E Ratio: 4.29, P/S Ratio: 2.64, P/B Ratio: 2.51, Dividend Yield: 12.78%.

Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA) has a market capitalization of USD 7.72 billion and operates within the "Oil & Gas Pipelines" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 29.65, Forward P/E Ratio: -, P/S Ratio: 4.49, P/B Ratio: 4.90, Dividend Yield: 5.85%.

Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) has a market capitalization of USD 2.02 billion and operates within the "Electric Utilities" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 15.89, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.83, P/S Ratio: 1.12, P/B Ratio: 1.19, Dividend Yield: 4.04%.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has a market capitalization of USD 211.91 billion and operates within the "Diversified Machinery" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 16.39, Forward P/E Ratio: 11.36, P/S Ratio: 1.47, P/B Ratio: 1.77, Dividend Yield: 3.40%.

Kimball International (NASDAQ:KBALB) has a market capitalization of USD 292.97 million and operates within the "Printed Circuit Boards" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 51.53, Forward P/E Ratio: 36.81, P/S Ratio: 0.26, P/B Ratio: 0.76, Dividend Yield: 2.59%.

Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) has a market capitalization of USD 1.73 billion and operates within the "Resorts & Casinos" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 122.95, Forward P/E Ratio: 39.63, P/S Ratio: 1.70, P/B Ratio: 1.96, Dividend Yield: 1.56%.

Source: The Best Dividends On June 21, 2012