The 6 Best Dividends On September 11, 2012

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Here is a current overview of the best yielding stocks with a market capitalization over $2 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 11, 2012. In total, 12 stocks and preferred shares go ex-dividend. The average yield amounts to 5.04%.

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 stocks with a market capitalization over $2 billion:

T. Rowe Price Group (TROW) has a market capitalization of $16.09 billion and operates within the Asset Management industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 21.49, Forward P/E Ratio: 17.37, P/S Ratio: 5.71, P/B Ratio: 4.40, Dividend Yield: 2.15%.

Ingersoll-Rand (IR) has a market capitalization of $14.22 billion and operates within the Diversified Machinery industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 18.16, Forward P/E Ratio: 12.74, P/S Ratio: 1.28, P/B Ratio: 1.95, Dividend Yield: 1.39%.

Franco-Nevada Corporation (FNV) has a market capitalization of $7.89 billion and operates within the Gold industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 320.29, Forward P/E Ratio: 42.87, P/S Ratio: 17.96, P/B Ratio: 2.57, Dividend Yield: 1.10%.

Marvell Technology Group (MRVL) has a market capitalization of $5.85 billion and operates within the Semiconductor and Integrated Circuits industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 13.61, Forward P/E Ratio: 9.44, P/S Ratio: 1.77, P/B Ratio: 1.22, Dividend Yield: 2.29%.

MDU Resources Group (MDU) has a market capitalization of $4.24 billion and operates within the General Building Materials industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 19.01, Forward P/E Ratio: 16.61, P/S Ratio: 1.05, P/B Ratio: 1.50, Dividend Yield: 2.99%.

Golar LNG (GLNG) has a market capitalization of $3.15 billion and operates within the Shipping industry. These are the market ratios of the company: P/E Ratio: 38.82, Forward P/E Ratio: 14.63, P/S Ratio: 9.04, P/B Ratio: 4.48, Dividend Yield: 4.08%.

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