10 Big-Name Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Next Week (March 18-22)

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 upcoming dividend payout. For more information, check out Everything Investors Need to Know About Ex-Dividend Dates.

Below we highlight 10 big-name stocks going ex-dividend for the week of March 18-22, 2013:

1. TupperwareTupperware

Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) is set to trade ex-dividend on Monday, March 18. The kitchen products maker offers a dividend yield of 3.18% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $77.98 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 62 cents per share. The stock is up 21.84% over the past twelve months. Dividend.com currently rates TUP as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

2. Tiffany’sTiffany's

Tiffany & Co. (TIF) is set to trade ex-dividend on Monday, March 18. The high-end jewelry maker offers a dividend yield of 1.86% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $68.84 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 32 cents per share. The stock is flat over the past twelve months. Dividend.com currently rates TIF as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.3 stars out of 5 stars.

3. American Capital AgencyAmerican Capital Agency

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) is set to trade ex-dividend on Monday, March 18. The Maryland-based mortgage REIT offers a dividend yield of 15.16% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $32.99 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of $1.25 per share. The stock is up 11.83% over the past twelve months. Dividend.com currently rates AGNC as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.3 stars out of 5 stars.

4. Las Vegas SandsLas Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) is set to trade ex-dividend on Tuesday, March 19. The casino resort operator offers a dividend yield of 2.63% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $53.17 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 35 cents per share. The stock is down 3.03% over the past twelve months. Dividend.com currently rates LVS as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

5. International Game TechnologyIGT

International Game Technology (IGT) is set to trade ex-dividend on Tuesday, March 19. The casino gaming manufacturer offers a dividend yield of 1.87% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $17.09 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 8 cents per share. The stock is up 9.20%over the past twelve months. Dividend.com currently rates IGT as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.3 stars out of 5 stars.

6. Best BuyBest Buy

Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY) is set to trade ex-dividend on Tuesday, March 19. The embattled electronics retailer offers a dividend yield of 3.24% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $20.96 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 17 cents per share. The stock is down 15.38% over the past twelve months. Dividend.com currently rates BBY as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 2.9 stars out of 5 stars.

7. Advance Auto PartsAdvance Auto Parts

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, March 20. The Virginia-based auto parts retailer offers a dividend yield of 0.30% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $78.77 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 6 cents per share. The stock is down 9.74% over the past twelve months. Dividend.com currently rates AAP as “Neutral” with a DAR™ rating of 3.3 stars out of 5 stars.

8. HSBCHSBC

HSBC (HBC) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, March 20. The London-based, multinational financial services company offers a dividend yield of 6.64% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $54.22 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 90 cents per share. The stock is up 24.02% over the past twelve months. Dividend.com currently rates HBC as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.2 stars out of 5 stars.

9. Novo NordiskNVO

Novo Nordisk (NVO) is set to trade ex-dividend on Thursday, March 21. The Denmark-based pharmaceutical company offers a dividend yield of 1.33% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $174.65 and the company’s annual dividend payout of $2.32 per share. The stock is up 23.45% over the past twelve months. Dividend.com currently rates NVO as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

10. Vail ResortsVail

Vail Resorts (MTN) is set to trade ex-dividend on Thursday, March 21. The Colorado-based ski resort operator offers a dividend yield of 1.37% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $60.80 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 20.75 cents per share. The stock is up 34.19% over the past twelve months. Dividend.com currently rates MTN as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

 

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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