High Dividend Equities: Winning and Losing Stocks for Dec 13th

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

Gainers (%price change)

  1. Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE): The shares closed at $20.76, up $0.37, or 1.81%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.99, its payout ratio is 72.18 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/01. About the company: Pfizer Inc. is a research-based, global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets medicines for humans and animals. The Company’s products include prescription pharmaceuticals, non-prescription self-medications, and animal health products such as anti-infective medicines and vaccines. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. NiSource Inc (NYSE:NI): The shares closed at $22.25, up $0.38, or 1.74%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.02, its payout ratio is 86.8 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/01/25. About the company: NiSource Inc. is an energy holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries provide natural gas, electricity and other products and services to customers located within a corridor that runs from the Gulf Coast through the Midwest to New England. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Eli Lilly & Co (NYSE:LLY): The shares closed at $39.65, up $0.66, or 1.69%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.18, its payout ratio is 42.75 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/15. About the company: Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceutical products for humans and animals. The Company’s products are sold in countries around the world. Eli Lilly’s products include neuroscience products, endocrine products, anti-infectives, cardiovascular agents, oncology products, and animal health products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE): The shares closed at $52.76, up $0.81, or 1.56%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.61, its payout ratio is 55.22 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/20. About the company: Sempra Energy is an energy services holding company with operations throughout the United States, Mexico, and other countries in South America. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates electricity, delivers natural gas, operates natural gas pipelines and storage facilities, and operates a wind power generation project. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK): The shares closed at $20.87, up $0.26, or 1.26%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.8, its payout ratio is 97.07 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/08. About the company: Duke Energy Corporation is an energy company located primarily in the Americas that owns an integrated network of energy assets. The Company manages a portfolio of natural gas and electric supply, delivery, and trading businesses in the United States and Latin America. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (%price change)

  1. Hasbro Inc (NYSE:HAS): The shares closed at $34.81, down $1.56, or 4.29%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.35, its payout ratio is 35.19 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/01/27. About the company: Hasbro, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets toys, games, interactive software, puzzles, and infant products in the United States and internationally. The Company’s products include a variety of games, including traditional board, card, hand-held electronic, trading card, role-playing and DVD games, as well as electronic learning aids and puzzles as well as dolls and action figures. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Leggett & Platt Inc (NYSE:LEG): The shares closed at $21.99, down $0.75, or 3.3%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5, its payout ratio is 87.94 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/13. About the company: Leggett & Platt, Incorporated manufactures a wide range of engineered products. The Company’s products include components for bedding, furniture, and other residential furnishings, as well as office and institutional furnishings components, retail store fixtures, and displays, specialty wire products, and automotive seating suspension and lumbar systems. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Whirlpool Corp (NYSE:WHR): The shares closed at $47.86, down $1.55, or 3.14%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.08, its payout ratio is 21.17 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/22. About the company: Whirlpool Corporation manufactures and markets major home appliances. The Company’s principal products include laundry appliances, refrigeration and room air conditioning equipment, cooking appliances, dishwashers, and mixers and other small household appliances. Whirlpool’s products are sold worldwide Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Frontier Communications Corp (NYSE:FTR): The shares closed at $4.99, down $0.14, or 2.73%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 13.13, its payout ratio is 346.75 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/07. About the company: Frontier Communications Corporation provides communications services to rural areas and small and medium-sized towns and cities. The Company offers a variety of voice, data, and Internet, and television services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Molex Inc (NASDAQ:MOLX): The shares closed at $23.56, down $0.63, or 2.6%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.21, its payout ratio is 41.13 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/30. About the company: Molex Incorporated manufactures electronic, electrical, and fiber optic interconnection products and systems, switches, value-added assemblies, and application tooling. The Company sells to original equipment manufacturers in industries that include automotive, computer, computer peripheral, business equipment, telecommunications, consumer products, and premise wiring. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>