High Dividend Equities: Winning and Losing Stocks for Dec 16th

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

Gainers (%price change)

  1. Hudson City Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HCBK): The shares closed at $6, up $0.22, or 3.81%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.72, its payout ratio is 55.05 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/03. About the company: Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company. The Company, through its banking subsidiary, is a federally chartered stock savings bank that offers traditional deposit products, residential real estate mortgage loans and consumer loans. Hudson also purchase mortgages and mortgage-backed securities and other securities issued by U.S. government-sponsored enterprises. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. SUPERVALU Inc (NYSE:SVU): The shares closed at $7.49, up $0.27, or 3.74%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.76 and its ex-date is 2012/02/28. About the company: SUPERVALU Inc. operates a chain of supermarkets and pharmacies primarily in the United States. The Company also provides supply chain services, which includes wholesale distribution and related logistics support services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Kimco Realty Corp (NYSE:KIM): The shares closed at $16.13, up $0.39, or 2.48%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.82, its payout ratio is 361.29 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/30. About the company: Kimco Realty Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company owns and operates neighborhood and community shopping centers with locations in multiple states as well as Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Brazil and Peru. The Company also provides management services for shopping centers owned by affiliated entities and various real estate joint ventures. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. RR Donnelley & Sons Co (NASDAQ:RRD): The shares closed at $14.35, up $0.32, or 2.28%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 6.93, its payout ratio is 96.71 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/01/24. About the company: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company provides commercial printing and information services. The Company provides solutions that include commercial printing, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, labels, forms, logistics, call centers, transactional print-and-mail, print management, online services, digital photography, color services, and content and database management. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Dow Chemical Co/The (NYSE:DOW): The shares closed at $26.36, up $0.56, or 2.17%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.61, its payout ratio is 34.29 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/30. About the company: The Dow Chemical Company is a diversified chemical company that provides chemical, plastic, and agricultural products and services to various essential consumer markets. The Company serves customers in countries around the world in markets such as food, transportation,health and medicine, personal care, and construction. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (%price change)

  1. Cablevision Systems Corp (NYSE:CVC): The shares closed at $12.75, down $1.18, or 8.47%, 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. FirstEnergy Corp (NYSE:FE): The shares closed at $43.44, down $0.87, or 1.96%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.95, its payout ratio is 85.46 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/01. About the company: FirstEnergy Corp. is a public utility holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries and affiliates are involved in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, exploration and production of oil and natural gas, transmission and marketing of natural gas, and energy management and other energy-related services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc (NYSE:PEG): The shares closed at $31.29, down $0.55, or 1.73%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.16, its payout ratio is 44.51 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/07. About the company: Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity and produces natural gas in in the Northeastern and Mid Atlantic United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Eli Lilly & Co (NYSE:LLY): The shares closed at $40.53, down $0.69, or 1.67%, 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 >>
  5. Pepco Holdings Inc (NYSE:POM): The shares closed at $19.355, down $0.27, or 1.38%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.46, its payout ratio is 173.38 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/08. About the company: Pepco Holdings, Inc. is a diversified energy company. The Company primarily distributes, transmits, and supplies electricity and supplies natural gas to customers in New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>