Here is a current stock list of dividend stocks paying forthcoming dividends and having ex-dividend within the week October 18, 2010 – October 24, 2010. The average dividend-yield amounts to 3.25 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.