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There are many different strategies to trade and one of them is to look for dividend stocks. Investors like dividend stocks as long-term investments, as these dividend payments tend to protect the stock price from the market volatility that affects non-dividend paying stocks. However, careful analysis of dividend stocks and choosing the right dividend stocks at the right time is critical for investors.

In this article, I will focus on small cap stocks with a high dividend yield and with their ex-dividend date within the next week (August 06 to August 10). These stocks are screened based on the following criteria:

  • Security Type: Common Stock
  • Market Cap: Greater than $250 million and less than $2 billion
  • Dividend Yield: Greater than or equal to 3.5%
  • Ex-Dividend Date: Between August 06, 2012 and August 10, 2012

1. BGC Partners Inc (BGCP): BGC Partners operates as a brokerage company, primarily servicing the wholesale financial markets. BGC Partners has a market cap of $697.7M and is currently trading around $4.97 with a 52 week range of $4.82 to $8.04. The dividend amount is 17 cents per share, which is 13.52% dividend yield. The Ex-Dividend date is August 07, 2012, Record date is August 09, 2012 and the dividend payout date is August 23, 2012. The stock has fallen 16.33% for the year 2012.

2. United Online Inc (UNTD): United Online provides consumer products and services over the Internet in the United States, Europe, and internationally. United Online has a market cap of $384.2M and is currently trading around $5.11, with a 52 week range of $3.63 to $6.19. The dividend amount is 10 cents per share, which is 9.43% dividend yield. The Ex-Dividend date is August 10, 2012, Record date is August 14, 2012 and the dividend payout date is August 31, 2012. The stock has fallen 22.06% for the year 2012.

3. KKR Financial Holdings Llc (KFN): KKR Financial Holdings operates as a specialty finance company with expertise in a range of asset classes. KKR Financial has a market cap of $1.6B and is currently trading around $9.22 with a 52 week range of $6.68 to $9.54. The dividend amount is 21 cents per share, which is 9.12% dividend yield. The Ex-Dividend date is August 07, 2012, Record date is August 09, 2012 and the dividend payout date is August 23, 2012. The stock has 4.47% returns for the year 2012.

4. North European Oil Royalty Trust (NRT): North European Oil Royalty Trust is a grantor trust, holds overriding royalty rights covering gas and oil production in concessions or leases in the Federal Republic of Germany. North European Oil Royalty has a market cap of $285.8M and is currently trading around $30.95, with a 52 week range of $26.61 to $34.41. The dividend amount is 61 cents per share, which is 8.37% dividend yield. The Ex-Dividend date is August 08, 2012, Record date is August 10, 2012 and the dividend payout date is August 29, 2012. The stock has fallen 4.37% for the year 2012.

5. Intersil Corp (ISIL): Intersil designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for applications in the industrial, computing, consumer, and communications electronics markets. Intersil has a market cap of $1.2B and is currently trading around $8.85, with a 52 week range of $8.72 to $12.97. The dividend amount is 12 cents per share which is 5.23% dividend yield. The Ex-Dividend date is August 10, 2012, Record date is August 14, 2012 and the dividend payout date is August 24, 2012. The stock has fallen 11.78% for the year 2012.

6. Hudson Valley Holding Corp (HVB): Hudson Valley Holding operates as the bank holding company for Hudson Valley Bank, which provides banking and related services to businesses, professionals, municipalities, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals in New York. Hudson Valley has a market cap of $331.0M and is currently trading around $16.96, with a 52 week range of $15.87 to $23.14. The dividend amount is 18 cents per share, which is 4.25% dividend yield. The Ex-Dividend date is August 09, 2012, Record date is August 13, 2012 and the dividend payout date is August 24, 2012. The stock has fallen 20.55% for the year 2012.

7. Oritani Financial Corp (ORIT): Oritani Financial operates as the holding company for Oritani Bank that provides retail and commercial banking services to individual and business customers in New Jersey. Oritani Financial has a market cap of $640.4M and is currently trading around $14.36, with a 52 week range of $11.57 to $15.13. The dividend amount is 15 cents per share, which is 4.23% dividend yield. The Ex-Dividend date is August 08, 2012, Record date is August 10, 2012 and the dividend payout date is August 24, 2012. The stock has 10.34% returns for the year 2012.

8. Olin Corp (OLN): Olin Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of chlor alkali products in the United States and internationally. Olin has a market cap of $1.6B and is currently trading around $20.64, with a 52 week range of $16.11 to $23.46. The dividend amount is 20 cents per share, which is 3.96% dividend yield. The Ex-Dividend date is August 08, 2012, Record date is August 10, 2012 and the dividend payout date is September 10, 2012. The stock has 3% returns for the year 2012.

9. Gold Resource Corp (GORO): Gold Resource is an exploration stage company, engages in the exploration for and production of gold and silver in Mexico. Gold Resource has a market cap of $948.7M and is currently trading around $18.12, with a 52 week range of $15.06 to $28.37. The dividend amount is 6 cents per share which is 3.93% dividend yield. The Ex-Dividend date is August 08, 2012, Record date is August 10, 2012 and the dividend payout date is August 23, 2012. The stock has -15.62% returns for the year 2012.

10. Computer Programs And Systems Inc (CPSI): Computer Programs and Systems is a healthcare information technology company, designs, develops, markets, installs, and supports computerized information technology systems to small and midsize hospitals in the United States. Computer Programs and Systems has a market cap of $547.6M and is currently trading around $49.12, with a 52 week range of $41.80 to $74.62. The dividend amount is 46 cents per share, which is 3.64% dividend yield. The Ex-Dividend date is August 07, 2012, Record date is August 09, 2012 and the dividend payout date is August 24, 2012. The stock has fallen 3.15% for the year 2012.

11. S&T Bancorp Inc (STBA): S&T Bancorp operates as the holding company for the S&T Bank, which provides community banking services in Pennsylvania. S&T Bancorp has a market cap of $477.4M and is currently trading around $16.79, with a 52 week range of $15.21 to $23.34. The dividend amount is 15 cents per share which is 3.63% dividend yield. The Ex-Dividend date is August 08, 2012, Record date is August 10, 2012 and the dividend payout date is August 24, 2012. The stock has fallen 15.6% for the year 2012.

Sources: Some of the data is sourced from Google Finance, Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and investor sites.

Additional Disclosure: I change my positions very frequently and may initiate either long or short positions in the above mentioned stocks at any time.

Disclaimer: I am not a registered investment advisor and do not provide specific investment advice. The information contained herein is for informational purposes only. Nothing in this article should be taken as a solicitation to purchase or sell securities. Before buying or selling any stock you should do your own research and reach your own conclusion. It is up to investors to make the correct decision after necessary research.

Source: Small Caps With Over 3.5% Yields Going Ex-Dividend Next Week