Ex-Dividend Date Reminder for Jan. 20, 2012
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Here is a current overview of best yielding stocks that have their ex-dividend date on the next trading day. 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 Jan. 20. In total, three stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend, and one of those yields above 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.15 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. It is important that your broker settle your trade before the ex-dividend date.
These are the results of the best yielding stocks:
Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) has a market capitalization of $91.86 billion and operates within the “Telecom Services - Foreign” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 10.23, Forward P/E Ratio: 8.60, Price/Sales Ratio: 0.99, Price/Book Ratio: 2.20, Dividend Yield: 4.02%.<tbody> </tbody>
Codorus Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: CVLY) has a market capitalization of $41.28 million and operates within the “Regional - Northeast Banks” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 11.00, Forward P/E Ratio: not calculable, Price/Sales Ratio: 0.91, Price/Book Ratio: 0.45, Dividend Yield: 3.64%.
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Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE: CL) has a market capitalization of $43.71 billion and operates within the “Personal Products” industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 18.17, Forward P/E Ratio: 16.42, Price/Sales Ratio: 2.64, Price/Book Ratio: 16.39, Dividend Yield: 2.57%.
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