10 Big Name Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Next Week (July 22-26)

10 Big Name Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Next Week (July 22-26)

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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 July 22-26, 2013:

1. CloroxClorox

Clorox Co. (CLX) is set to trade ex-dividend on Monday, July 22. The consumer and institutional cleaning products maker offers a dividend yield of 3.29% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $86.25 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 71 cents per share. The stock is up 18.37% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates CLX as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

2. Lowe’sLowe's

Lowe’s (LOW) is set to trade ex-dividend on Monday, July 22. The home improvement retailer offers a dividend yield of 1.63% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $44.26 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 18 cents per share. The stock is up 24.61% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates LOW as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

3. Pier 1 Importspier one imports

Pier 1 Imports (PIR) is set to trade ex-dividend on Monday, July 22. The specialty retailer of decorative home furnishings offers a dividend yield of 0.84% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $23.88 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 5 cents per share. The stock is up 19.25% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates PIR as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.3 stars out of 5 stars.

4. Royal Bank of Canadaroyal bank of canada

Royal Bank of Canada (RY) is set to trade ex-dividend on Tuesday, July 23. The Canadian financial services company offers a dividend yield of 4.11% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $61.26 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 63 cents per share. The stock is up 3.13% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates RY as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

5. ADTRANadtran

ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN) is set to trade ex-dividend on Tuesday, July 23. The company, which manufacturers products and provides services for communications networks, offers a dividend yield of 1.37% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $26.26 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 9 cents per share. The stock is up 35.16% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates ADTN as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.0 stars out of 5 stars.

6. Williams-SonomaWilliams Sonoma

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, July 24. The specialty retailer of home products offers a dividend yield of 2.12% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $58.46 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 31 cents per share. The stock is up 33.68% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates WSM as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

7. Fastenalfastenal

Fastenal Company (FAST) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, July 24. The industrial and construction products supplier offers a dividend yield of 2.13% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $47.00 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 25 cents per share. The stock is up 1.26% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates FAST as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.3 stars out of 5 stars.

8. Tyco InternationalTyco

Tyco International Ltd. (TYC) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, July 24. The security and alarm products manufacturer offers a dividend yield of 1.82% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $35.16 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 16 cents per share. The stock is up 20.21% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates TYC as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.3 stars out of 5 stars.

9. Bank of New YorkBNY Mellon

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) is set to trade ex-dividend on Thursday, July 25. The financial services company offers a dividend yield of 1.94% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $30.92 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 15 cents per share. The stock is up 22.18% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates BK as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.3 stars out of 5 stars.

10. Covidiencoviden

Covidien plc (COV) is set to trade ex-dividend on Friday, July 26. The global healthcare products manufacturer offers a dividend yield of 1.72% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $60.46 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 26 cents per share. The stock is up 5.11% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates COV as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

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