10 Big Name Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Next Week (May 28-31)

10 Big Name Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Next Week (May 28-31)

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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 May 28-31, 2013.

1. Harley-Davidson harley davidson

Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG) is set to trade ex-dividend on Tuesday, May 28. The motorcycle maker offers a dividend yield of 1.46% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $57.61 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 21 cents per share. The stock is up 17.98% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates HOG as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

2. Goldman Sachsgoldman sachs

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) is set to trade ex-dividend on Tuesday, May 28. The global investment banking giant offers a dividend yield of 1.26% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $159.34 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 50 cents per share. The stock is up 24.91% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates GS as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

3. CSX CorpCSX

CSX Corporation (CSX) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, May 29. The railroad transportation services company offers a dividend yield of 2.33% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $25.76 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 15 cents per share. The stock is up 30.56% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates CSX as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

4. Time Warnertime warner

Time Warner Inc. (TWX) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, May 29. The media and entertainment giant offers a dividend yield of 1.92% based on Wednesday’s closing price of  $59.96 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 28.75 cents per share. The stock is up 25.36% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates TWX as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

5. Lorillardlorillard

Lorillard Inc. (LO) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, May 29. The cigarette and tobacco products maker offers a dividend yield of 5.05% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $43.60 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 55 cents per share. The stock is up 12.11% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates LO as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

6. Allstateallstate1

The Allstate Corporation (ALL) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, May 29. The insurance company offers a dividend yield of 2.05% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $48.76 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 25 cents per share. The stock is up 21.46% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates ALL as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

7. Newell Rubbermaidnewell-rubbermaid

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NWL) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, May 29. The consumer and commercial products maker, known for its Sharpie pens and Rubbermaid containers, offers a dividend yield of 2.17% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $27.64 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 15 cents per share. The stock is up 24.11% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates NWL as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.3 stars out of 5 stars.

8. Lockheed Martinlockheed-martin

Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) is set to trade ex-dividend on Thursday, May 20. The aerospace, defense, and security company offers a dividend yield of 4.32% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $106.49 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of $1.15 per share. The stock is up 15.39%  year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates LMT as “Recommended” with a DARS™ rating of 3.6 stars out of 5 stars.

9. KelloggKellogg

Kellogg Company (K) is set to trade ex-dividend on Thursday, May 30. The food manufacturer, known for its cereals and snacks, offers a dividend yield of 2.64% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $65.10 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 44 cents per share. The stock is up 16.56% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates K as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

10. Nikenike

Nike Inc. (NKE) is set to trade ex-dividend on Thursday, May 30. The athletic footwear and apparel maker offers a dividend yield of 1.30% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $64.45 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 21 cents per share. The stock is up 24.9% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates NKE as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

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