10 Big-Name Stocks Going Ex-Dividend This Week

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Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its next upcoming dividend payout. Below are 10 big-name stocks going ex-dividend for the week of November 5-9, 2012.

1. Intel Corporation

Intel ( INTC ) has an ex-dividend date of November 5. The tech giant, known for designing and manufacturing digital technology platforms like microprocessors, offers a 4.04% dividend yield. Dividend.com currently rates INTC as "Neutral" with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

2. Wynn Resorts, Limited

Wynn Resorts ( WYNN ) is set to go ex-dividend on November 5. The company is paying its regular quarterly dividend as well as a special $7.50 per share dividend. The casino resort operator offers a dividend yield of 1.63%. Dividend.com currently rates WYNN as "Neutral" with a DARS™ rating 3.3 out of 5 stars.

3. Cablevision Systems Corporation

Cablevision ( CVC ) is set to go ex-dividend on November 5. The telecommunications company known for its cable television systems offers a 3.44% dividend yield. Dividend.com currently rates CVC as "Neutral" with a DARS™ rating of 3.1 out of 5 stars.

4. Pfizer Inc.

Pfizer ( PFE ) has an ex-dividend date of November 7. The global biopharmaceutical research and manufacturing company offers a dividend yield of 3.58%. Dividend.com currently rates PFE as "Recommended" with a DARS™ rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.

5. Apple Inc.

Apple ( AAPL ) is set to go ex-dividend on November 7. The computer and mobile device manufacturer, known for making the iPhone, iPad, and Mac computers, has a dividend yield of 1.78%. Dividend.com currently rates AAPL as "Neutral" with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

6. International Business Machines Corporation

IBM Corp ( IBM ) will go ex-dividend on November 7. The information and technology service provider has a dividend yield of 1.72%. Dividend.com currently rates IBM as "Neutral" with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

7. Exxon Mobil Corporation

Exxon Mobil ( XOM ) is set to go ex-dividend on November 7. The supermajor oil company, a manufacturer and marketer of petrochemicals, has a 2.49% dividend yield. Dividend.com currently rates XOM as "Neutral" with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

8. Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo ( WFC ) has an ex-dividend date of November 7. The financial services giant, known for its commercial banking sector, offers a dividend yield of 2.58%. Dividend.com currently rates WFC as "Neutral" with a DARS™ rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars.

9. The Boeing Company

Boeing ( BA ) is set to go ex-dividend on November 7. The aerospace company, known for the manufacturing of commercial jets, has a dividend yield of 2.49%. Dividend.com currently rates BA as "Neutral" with a DARS™ rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars.

10. Consolidated Edison, Inc.

Con Edison ( ED ) has an ex-dividend date of November 9. The energy company, known for providing electricity and natural gas to New York City, offers a dividend yield of 4.05%. Dividend.com currently rates ED as "Neutral" with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

For more information on ex-dividend dates, check out our industry-leading Ex-Dividend Calendar .

Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks , as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here .

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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