The Biggest Ex-Dividend Stocks On October 04, 2012

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The Best And Biggest Ex-Dividend Stocks Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. Dividend Investors should have a quiet overview of stocks with upcoming ex-dividend dates. The ex-dividend date is the final date on which the new stock buyer couldn't receive the next dividend. If you like to receive the dividend, you need to buy the stock before the ex-dividend date. I made a little screen of the best yielding stocks with a higher capitalization that have their ex-dividend date on the next trading day.

A full list of all stocks with ex-dividend date can be found here: Ex-Dividend Stocks on October 04, 2012. In total, 6 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend - of which 5 yield more than 3 percent. The average yield amounts to 3.34%.

Here is the sheet of the best yielding Ex-Dividend stocks:

Universal ( UVV ) has a market capitalization of $1.21 billion. The company generates revenue of $2,446.88 million and has a net income of $100.82 million. The firm's EBITDA amounts to $224.17 million. The EBITDA margin is 9.16% (operating margin 7.37% and net profit margin 4.12%).

The total debt represents 23.68% of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 45.36%. Last fiscal year, a return on equity of 7.95% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.27. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.94 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.84, Price/Sales 0.49 and Price/Book ratio 1.23. Dividend Yield: 3.81%. The beta ratio is 0.94.

Campbell Soup ( CPB ) has a market capitalization of $11.12 billion. The company generates revenue of $7,707.00 million and has a net income of $764.00 million. The firm's EBITDA amounts to $1,472.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 19.10% (operating margin 15.73% and net profit margin 9.91%).

The total debt represents 42.73% of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 310.69%. Last fiscal year, a return on equity of 77.44% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.41. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.16 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.63, Price/Sales 1.43 and Price/Book ratio 12.88. Dividend Yield: 3.31%. The beta ratio is 0.30.

Eaton Corporation ( ETN ) has a market capitalization of $15.75 billion. The company generates revenue of $16,049.00 million and has a net income of $1,352.00 million. The firm's EBITDA amounts to $2,228.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 13.88% (operating margin 9.68% and net profit margin 8.42%).

The total debt represents 21.11% of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 50.52%. Last fiscal year, a return on equity of 18.21% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.18. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.36 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.16, Price/Sales 0.99 and Price/Book ratio 2.11. Dividend Yield: 3.22%. The beta ratio is 1.53.



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



This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas , Stocks , US Markets

Referenced Stocks: CPB , ETN , KFT , UVV

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