October 16, 2012 at 16:37 PM EDT
Dividend Highlights and Lowlights for Oct. 16

These were some of the biggest dividend stock performers on the upside and the downside in today’s market action.

Highlights
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) – up 7%
Dow Chemical (DOW) – up 6%
Mattel (MAT) – up 5%
Phillips 66 (PSX) – up 5%
MetLife (MET) – up 4%

Lowlights
PNC Financial (PNC) – down 4%
W.W. Grainger (GWW) – down 3%
Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) – down 2%
Fastenal (FAST) – down 2%
Verizon (VZ) – down 1%

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

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