High Dividend Equities: Winning and Losing Stocks for Dec 12th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about yesterday’s market action in high dividend equities:

Gainers (%price change)

  1. Cablevision Systems Corp (NYSE:CVC): The shares closed at $14.48, up $0.25, or 1.76%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4, its payout ratio is 39.39 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/03/01. About the company: Cablevision Systems Corporation provides telecommunications and entertainment services. The Company has operations in multimedia delivery, subscription cable television services, championship professional sports teams, and national television program networks. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Darden Restaurants Inc (NYSE:DRI): The shares closed at $43.75, up $0.54, or 1.25%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.61, its payout ratio is 36.83 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/01/04. About the company: Darden Restaurants, Inc. operates casual dining restaurants in North America. The Company owns and operates seafood and Italian restaurants. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. People’s United Financial Inc (NASDAQ:PBCT): The shares closed at $12.59, up $0.09, or 0.72%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.06, its payout ratio is 254.49 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/01. About the company: People’s United Financial Inc. is a bank holding company. The Company, through its banking subsidiary, offers a full range of financial services to individual, corporate, and municipal customers primarily in Connecticut. The Bank issues credit cards and provides brokerage and investment planning, asset management, equipment leasing, and insurance services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO): The shares closed at $28.87, up $0.09, or 0.31%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.72, its payout ratio is 77.98 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/27. About the company: Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and pipe tobacco. Altria holds an interest in a brewery company. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Pitney Bowes Inc (NYSE:PBI): The shares closed at $18.87, up $0.04, or 0.21%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 7.95, its payout ratio is 97.09 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/15. About the company: Pitney Bowes Inc. sells and finances, rents, and services integrated mail and document management systems. The Company offers a full suite of equipment, supplies, software and services for end-to-end mailstream solutions. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (%price change)

  1. Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC): The shares closed at $24, down $1.01, or 4.04%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.37, its payout ratio is 30.56 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/06. About the company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. ProLogis Inc (NYSE:PLD): The shares closed at $27.56, down $1.14, or 3.97%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.03 and its ex-date is 2011/12/21. About the company: ProLogis provides distribution facilities and services. The Company has distribution facilities owned, managed, and under development in various markets throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. ProLogis leases industrial space to manufacturers, retailers, transportation companies, third-party logistics providers and other enterprises with large-scale distribution needs. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM): The shares closed at $32.09, down $1.09, or 3.29%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.23, its payout ratio is 4.99 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/01/04. About the company: JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY): The shares closed at $16.72, down $0.51, or 2.96%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.57, its payout ratio is 664.68 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/03/01. About the company: Weyerhaeuser Company is an integrated forest products company with offices or operations worldwide. The Company primarily grows and harvests trees, develops and construct real estate and makes a range of forest products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO): The shares closed at $72.34, down $2.09, or 2.81%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.71, its payout ratio is 77.37 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/01/25. About the company: Vornado Realty Trust is a fully-integrated real estate investment trust. The trust owns, manages and leases office properties in New York City, Washington, DC, and California. The Company also owns retail properties Washington, DC and Puerto Rico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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