Companies Declaring Stock Dividends to Shareholders

Here is a breakdown of top dividends declared at publicly traded companies on December 27th, 2011:

IQ Australia Small Cap ETF (NYSE:KROO) announced a dividend of $1.7663 with a Dividend Ex. Date of 2011-12-28. That’s a 127.09% increase versus the previous dividend of $0.7778. The new dividend yield is 2.0%.

Guggenheim U.S. Capital Markets (NYSE:UBD) announced a dividend of $1.551 with a Dividend Ex. Date of 2011-12-28. That’s no change versus the previous dividend of $1.551. The new dividend yield is 2.9%.

Guggenheim U.S. Capital Markets (NYSE:UBD) announced a dividend of $1.357 with a Dividend Ex. Date of 2011-12-28. That’s a 12.51% decrease versus the previous dividend of $1.551. The new dividend yield is 2.9%.

PIMCO 25+ Yr STRIPS (NYSE:ZROZ) announced a dividend of $1.05 with a Dividend Ex. Date of 2011-12-28. That’s a 44.33% increase versus the previous dividend of $0.7275. The new dividend yield is 2.9%.

IQ Australia Small Cap ETF (NYSE:KROO) announced a dividend of $0.7778 with a Dividend Ex. Date of 2011-12-28. That’s no change versus the previous dividend of $0.7778. The new dividend yield is 2.0%.

RevenueShares ADR (NYSE:RTR) announced a dividend of $0.7134 with a Dividend Ex. Date of 2011-12-28. That’s a 305.57% increase versus the previous dividend of $0.1759. The new dividend yield is 3.1%.

Global X Copper Miners ETF (NYSE:COPX) announced a dividend of $0.5659 with a Dividend Ex. Date of 2011-12-28. That’s a 68.87% increase versus the previous dividend of $0.3351. The new dividend yield is 0.6%.

Global X FTSE Nordic 30 ETF (NYSE:GXF) announced a dividend of $0.5264 with a Dividend Ex. Date of 2011-12-28. That’s a significant increase versus the previous dividend of $0.0587. The new dividend yield is 1.0%.

SPDR Barclays Capital Mortgage (NYSE:MBG) announced a dividend of $0.521 with a Dividend Ex. Date of 2011-12-28. That’s a significant increase versus the previous dividend of $0.0256. The new dividend yield is 3.9%.

SPDR DB International Governmen (NYSE:WIP) announced a dividend of $0.5118 with a Dividend Ex. Date of 2011-12-28. That’s a 2.72% decrease versus the previous dividend of $0.5261. The new dividend yield is 5.4%.

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