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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 on July 02, 2012. In total, 20 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend, of which 9 yield above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.38 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:

Mack-Cali Realty (NYSE:CLI) has a market capitalization of USD 2.47 billion and operates within the "REIT - Office" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 33.48, Forward P/E Ratio: 43.94, P/S Ratio: 3.43, P/B Ratio: 1.32, Dividend Yield: 6.40%.

Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) has a market capitalization of USD 7.64 billion and operates within the "REIT - Retail" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 61.50, Forward P/E Ratio: 47.31, P/S Ratio: 8.68, P/B Ratio: 1.48, Dividend Yield: 4.12%.

The Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) has a market capitalization of USD 69.69 billion and operates within the "Money Center Banks" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 11.89, Forward P/E Ratio: 9.50, P/S Ratio: 3.51, P/B Ratio: 1.73, Dividend Yield: 3.67%.

Raytheon (RTN) has a market capitalization of USD 18.29 billion and operates within the "Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 9.87, Forward P/E Ratio: 9.80, P/S Ratio: 0.74, P/B Ratio: 2.19, Dividend Yield: 3.64%.

Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) has a market capitalization of USD 2.96 billion and operates within the "Auto Parts" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 17.52, Forward P/E Ratio: 14.44, P/S Ratio: 2.78, P/B Ratio: 2.76, Dividend Yield: 2.54%.

John Wiley & Sons (NYSE:JW.A) has a market capitalization of USD 2.91 billion and operates within the "Publishing - Books" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 13.98, Forward P/E Ratio: not calculable, P/S Ratio: 1.63, P/B Ratio: 2.86, Dividend Yield: 1.97%.

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) has a market capitalization of USD 88.28 billion and operates within the "Networking & Communication Devices" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 12.21, Forward P/E Ratio: 8.63, P/S Ratio: 1.94, P/B Ratio: 1.73, Dividend Yield: 1.94%.

Source: The Best Dividends On July 2, 2012