10 Big Name Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Next Week (Sept. 3-6)

10 Big Name Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Next Week (Sept. 3-6)

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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 September 3-6, 2013:

1. Home Depothome depot

Home Depot (HD) is set to trade ex-dividend on Tuesday, September 3. The home improvement retailer offers a dividend yield of 2.08% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $75.03 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 39 cents per share. The stock is up 21.31% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates HD as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

2. Kimberly-Clarkkimberly-clark

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, September 4. The personal care products manufacturer, known for its Kleenex, Huggies, and Kotex brands, offers a dividend yield of 3.50% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $92.53 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 81 cents per share. The stock is up 9.59% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates KMB as “Recommended” with a DARS™ rating of 3.5 stars out of 5 stars.

3. PepsiCopepsico

PepsiCo (PEP) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, September 4. The beverage and snack foods manufacturer offers a dividend yield of 2.86% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $79.37 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 56.75 cents per share. The stock is up 15.99% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates PEP as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

4. Papa John’spapa johns

Papa John’s Int’l (PZZA) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, September 4. The take out and delivery pizza company offers a dividend yield of 1.45% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $69.02 and the company’s first quarterly dividend payout of 25 cents per share. The stock is up 25.65% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates PZZA as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

5. Bank of Americabank of america

Bank of America (BAC) is set to trade ex-dividend on Wednesday, September 4. The financial services giant offers a dividend yield of 0.28% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $14.12 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 1 cent per share. The stock is up 21.62% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates BAC as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.1 stars out of 5 stars.

6. Reynolds Americanreynolds american

Reynolds American (RAI) is set to trade ex-dividend on Friday, September 6. The tobacco company, maker of Camel, Kool, and Natural American Spirit cigarettes, offers a dividend yield of 5.30% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $47.51 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 63 cents per share. The stock is up  14.68% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates RAI as “Recommended” with a DARS™ rating of 3.5 stars out of 5 stars.

7. Travelerstravelers

Travelers Co. (TRV) is set to trade ex-dividend on Friday, September 6. The property and casualty insurance provider offers a dividend yield of 2.50% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $79.89 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 50 cents per share. The stock is up 11.24% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates TRV as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

8. CBS Corp.CBS

CBS Corp (CBS) is set to trade ex-dividend on Friday, September 6. The media and entertainment giant offers a dividend yield of 0.93% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $51.58 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 12 cents per share. The stock is up 35.56% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates CBS as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

9. FedExfedex

FedEx (FDX) is set to trade ex-dividend on Friday, September 6. The transportation, e-commerce, and business services provider offers a dividend yield of 0.55% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $108.50 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 15 cents per share. The stock is up 18.29% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates FDX as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.4 stars out of 5 stars.

10. Best BuyBest Buy

Best Buy (BBY) is set to trade ex-dividend on Friday, September 6. The electronics retailer offers a dividend yield of 1.90% based on Wednesday’s closing price of $35.81 and the company’s quarterly dividend payout of 17 cents per share. The stock is up 202.19% year-to-date. Dividend.com currently rates BBY as “Neutral” with a DARS™ rating of 3.1 stars out of 5 stars.

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