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Here is a current overview of the best yielding stocks with a market capitalization over $10 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 August 29, 2012. In total, 130 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend- of which 64 yield more than 3%. The average yield amounts to 4.54%.

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:

Lorillard (NYSE:LO) has a market capitalization of USD 16.75 billion and operates within the Cigarettes industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 15.77, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.64, P/S Ratio: 2.58, P/B Ratio: not calculable, Dividend Yield: 4.84%.

Dominion Resources (NYSE:D) has a market capitalization of USD 30.89 billion and operates within the Electric Utilities industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 22.71, Forward P/E Ratio: 15.76, P/S Ratio: 2.29, P/B Ratio: 2.55, Dividend Yield: 3.90%.

Northeast Utilities (NYSE:NU) has a market capitalization of USD 11.91 billion and operates within the Diversified Utilities industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 20.52, Forward P/E Ratio: 14.89, P/S Ratio: 2.43, P/B Ratio: 1.29, Dividend Yield: 3.61%.

NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) has a market capitalization of USD 28.49 billion and operates within the Electric Utilities industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 13.31, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.80, P/S Ratio: 1.86, P/B Ratio: 1.83, Dividend Yield: 3.51%.

Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) has a market capitalization of USD 11.84 billion and operates within the Semiconductor and Integrated Circuits industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 18.50, Forward P/E Ratio: 15.59, P/S Ratio: 4.35, P/B Ratio: 2.93, Dividend Yield: 3.03%.

Corning (NYSE:GLW) has a market capitalization of USD 17.26 billion and operates within the Diversified Electronics industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 8.10, Forward P/E Ratio: 8.16, P/S Ratio: 2.22, P/B Ratio: 0.81, Dividend Yield: 2.59%.

Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) has a market capitalization of USD 27.53 billion and operates within the CATV Systems industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 16.58, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.12, P/S Ratio: 1.35, P/B Ratio: 3.76, Dividend Yield: 2.49%.

Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) has a market capitalization of USD 39.72 billion and operates within the Diversified Entertainment industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 16.35, Forward P/E Ratio: 11.47, P/S Ratio: 1.37, P/B Ratio: 1.35, Dividend Yield: 2.48%.

Magna International (NYSE:MGA) has a market capitalization of USD 10.45 billion and operates within the Auto Parts industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 9.56, Forward P/E Ratio: 8.09, P/S Ratio: 0.35, P/B Ratio: 1.20, Dividend Yield: 2.46%.

CSX (NYSE:CSX) has a market capitalization of USD 23.69 billion and operates within the Railroads industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 12.80, Forward P/E Ratio: 11.00, P/S Ratio: 1.99, P/B Ratio: 2.67, Dividend Yield: 2.46%.

Dover (NYSE:DOV) has a market capitalization of USD 10.56 billion and operates within the Diversified Machinery industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 12.89, Forward P/E Ratio: 10.74, P/S Ratio: 1.26, P/B Ratio: 2.07, Dividend Yield: 2.42%.

Source: The Best Dividend-Yielding Large Caps For August 29, 2012