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Here is a current overview of the best yielding stocks with a market capitalization of 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 September 12, 2012. In total, 147 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend - of which 64 yield more than 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 4.41%.

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 large cap stocks:

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) has a market capitalization of $70.03 billion and operates within the Cigarettes industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 15.95, Forward P/E Ratio: 14.47, P/S Ratio: 2.87, P/B Ratio: 16.40, Dividend Yield: 5.11%.

BCE (NYSE:BCE) has a market capitalization of $35.04 billion and operates within the Telecom Services - Domestic industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 13.89, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.72, P/S Ratio: 1.72, P/B Ratio: 2.46, Dividend Yield: 5.03%.

Rogers Communications (NYSE:RCI) has a market capitalization of $21.28 billion and operates within the Wireless Communications industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 13.95, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.40, P/S Ratio: 1.68, P/B Ratio: 6.01, Dividend Yield: 3.87%.

Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) has a market capitalization of $16.61 billion and operates within the Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: not calculable, Forward P/E Ratio: 43.44, P/S Ratio: 2.26, P/B Ratio: 2.43, Dividend Yield: 3.54%.

Prologis (NYSE:PLD) has a market capitalization of $16.46 billion and operates within the REIT - Industrial industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 142.92, Forward P/E Ratio: 155.35, P/S Ratio: 8.23, P/B Ratio: 1.22, Dividend Yield: 3.13%.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has a market capitalization of $169.54 billion and operates within the Beverages - Soft Drinks industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 19.93, Forward P/E Ratio: 17.28, P/S Ratio: 3.57, P/B Ratio: 5.26, Dividend Yield: 2.71%.

Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) has a market capitalization of $28.60 billion and operates within the Business Software & Services industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 20.94, Forward P/E Ratio: 18.51, P/S Ratio: 2.68, P/B Ratio: 4.68, Dividend Yield: 2.68%.

Cenovus Energy (NYSE:CVE) has a market capitalization of $26.20 billion and operates within the Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 16.07, Forward P/E Ratio: 17.18, P/S Ratio: 1.51, P/B Ratio: 2.58, Dividend Yield: 2.48%.

Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) has a market capitalization of $26.12 billion and operates within the CATV Systems industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 12.29, Forward P/E Ratio: 10.62, P/S Ratio: 1.79, P/B Ratio: 3.51, Dividend Yield: 2.17%.

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) has a market capitalization of $13.98 billion and operates within the Communication Equipment industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 23.71, Forward P/E Ratio: 13.80, P/S Ratio: 1.65, P/B Ratio: 3.63, Dividend Yield: 2.13%.

Source: The 10 Best Dividends On September 12, 2012