April 25, 2014 at 08:56 AM EDT
Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Monday, April 28 (CALM, CAG, More)

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 six big-name stocks going ex-dividend on Monday, April 28.

1. NiSource

NiSource (NI) offers a dividend yield of 2.79% based on Thursday’s closing price of $35.87 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 25 cents. The stock is up 11.09% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates NI as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

2. Cal-Maine Foods

Cal-Maine Foods (CALM) offers a dividend yield of 2.35% based on Thursday’s closing price of $61.27 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 59.1 cents. The stock is up 6.74% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates CALM as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

3. A.O. Smith

A.O. Smith (AOS) offers a dividend yield of 1.26% based on Thursday’s closing price of $47.67 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 15 cents. The stock is down 10.6% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates AOS as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

4. Enterprise Products Partners L.P.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) offers a dividend yield of 3.92% based on Thursday’s closing price of $72.38 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 71 cents. The stock is up 10.94% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates EPD as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

5. ADT Corp

ADT Corp (ADT) offers a dividend yield of 2.7% based on Thursday’s closing price of $29.63 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 20 cents. The stock is down 25.21% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates ADT as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.3 stars out of 5 stars.

6. ConAgra Foods

ConAgra Foods (CAG) offers a dividend yield of 3.22% based on Thursday’s closing price of $31.06 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 25 cents. The stock is down 7.48% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates CAG as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.3 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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