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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 July 05, 2012. In total, 10 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend, of which 6 yield above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 2.86%.

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:

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) has a market capitalization of USD 36.67Billion and operates within the "Foreign Regional Banks" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 9.64, Forward P/E Ratio: 6.66, P/S Ratio: 2.05, P/B Ratio: 0.72, Dividend Yield: 7.62%.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM) has a market capitalization of USD 74.86Billion and operates within the "Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 16.60, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.89, P/S Ratio: 5.22, P/B Ratio: 3.57, Dividend Yield: 3.48%.

Campbell Soup (CPB) has a market capitalization of USD 10.56Billion and operates within the "Processed & Packaged Goods" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 14.47, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.48, P/S Ratio: 1.37, P/B Ratio: 8.32, Dividend Yield: 3.47%.

McCormick & Co. (MKC) has a market capitalization of USD 8.20Billion and operates within the "Processed & Packaged Goods" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 21.88, Forward P/E Ratio: 18.36, P/S Ratio: 2.09, P/B Ratio: 5.05, Dividend Yield: 2.01%.

HEICO (HEI.A) has a market capitalization of USD 2.14Billion and operates within the "Aerospace/Defense Products & Services" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 27.95, Forward P/E Ratio: 21.91, P/S Ratio: 2.56, P/B Ratio: 3.71, Dividend Yield: 0.30%.

MasterCard (MA) has a market capitalization of USD 55.83Billion and operates within the "Business Services" industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 27.75, Forward P/E Ratio: 16.94, P/S Ratio: 8.01, P/B Ratio: 8.77, Dividend Yield: 0.27%.

Source: The Best Dividends On July 5, 2012