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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. 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 on June 28, 2012. In total, 29 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend, of which 9 yield above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.02 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:

Realty Income (NYSE:O) has a market capitalization of USD 5.40 billion and operates within the "REIT - Retail" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 43.10, Forward P/E Ratio: 37.51, P/S Ratio: 12.32, P/B Ratio: 2.20, Dividend Yield: 4.33%.

PG&E (NYSE:PCG) has a market capitalization of USD 18.77 billion and operates within the "Electric Utilities" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 20.58, Forward P/E Ratio: 14.39, P/S Ratio: 1.25, P/B Ratio: 1.49, Dividend Yield: 4.09%.

Republic Services (NYSE:RSG) has a market capitalization of USD 9.44 billion and operates within the "Waste Management" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 16.55, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.14, P/S Ratio: 1.15, P/B Ratio: 1.22, Dividend Yield: 3.45%.

Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) has a market capitalization of USD 16.32 billion and operates within the "Chemicals - Major Diversified" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 14.51, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.19, P/S Ratio: 1.66, P/B Ratio: 2.61, Dividend Yield: 3.32%.

BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) has a market capitalization of USD 2.18 billion and operates within the "Regional - Mid-Atlantic Banks" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 12.74, Forward P/E Ratio: 14.22, P/S Ratio: 3.30, P/B Ratio: 1.32, Dividend Yield: 2.93%.

State Street (NYSE:STT) has a market capitalization of USD 20.77 billion and operates within the "Regional - Northeast Banks" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 11.46, Forward P/E Ratio: 9.49, P/S Ratio: 6.98, P/B Ratio: 1.06, Dividend Yield: 2.26%.

HCC Insurance Holdings (NYSE:HCC) has a market capitalization of USD 3.06 billion and operates within the "Property & Casualty Insurance" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 11.19, Forward P/E Ratio: 9.53, P/S Ratio: 1.26, P/B Ratio: 0.94, Dividend Yield: 2.05%.

Source: The Best Dividends On June 28, 2012