High Dividend Equities: Winning and Losing Stocks for Dec 1st

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

Gainers (%price change)

  1. Avery Dennison Corp (NYSE:AVY): The shares closed at $26.9, up $0.69, or 2.63%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.82, its payout ratio is 27.99 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/05. About the company: Avery Dennison Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets pressure-sensitive materials, office products and a variety of tickets, tags, labels and other converted products. The Company also manufacture a variety of office products and other converted products, as well as binders, organizing systems, markers, fasteners, and business forms, and other products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. H&R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB): The shares closed at $16.06, up $0.33, or 2.1%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.82, its payout ratio is 32.93 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/14. About the company: H&R Block, Inc. provides a wide range of financial products and services through its subsidiaries. The Company provides tax services to the general public, accounting and consulting services, and consumer financial and personal productivity software. H&R Block provides its tax services to clients in the United States and other countries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Computer Sciences Corp (NYSE:CSC): The shares closed at $24.72, up $0.29, or 1.19%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.28, its payout ratio is 15.3 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/20. About the company: Computer Sciences Corporation provides consulting and information technology (NYSE:IT) services to industry and government. The Company provides consulting, systems design and integration, IT and business process outsourcing, applications software, and Web and application hosting. Computer Sciences operates locations around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE:LMT): The shares closed at $78.98, up $0.83, or 1.06%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.12, its payout ratio is 36.64 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/28. About the company: Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security company that primarily researches, designs, develops, manufactures, and integrates advanced technology products and services. The Company’s businesses span space, telecommunications, electronics, information and services, aeronautics, energy, and systems integration. Lockheed Martin operates worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Kraft Foods Inc (NYSE:KFT): The shares closed at $36.5, up $0.35, or 0.97%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.21, its payout ratio is 81.98 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/28. About the company: Kraft Foods Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Kraft sells its products throughout the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (%price change)

  1. Iron Mountain Inc (NYSE:IRM): The shares closed at $29.6, down $0.77, or 2.54%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.29 and its ex-date is 2011/12/28. About the company: Iron Mountain Incorporated provides records and information management services to customers in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The Company offers records management services for both physical and digital media, disaster recovery support services, and consulting. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Cincinnati Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CINF): The shares closed at $29, down $0.65, or 2.19%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.43, its payout ratio is 68.7 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/19. About the company: Cincinnati Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, offers property and casualty and life insurance. The Company markets a variety of insurance products and provides leasing and financing services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII): The shares closed at $15.53, down $0.34, or 2.14%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 6.05, its payout ratio is 127.68 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/08. About the company: Federated Investors, Inc. provides investment management products and related financial services. The Company sponsors, markets and provides investment-related services to various investment products, including mutual funds and Separate Accounts (which include separately managed accounts, institutional accounts, sub-advised funds and other managed products). Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. International Paper Co (NYSE:IP): The shares closed at $27.82, down $0.58, or 2.04%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.7, its payout ratio is 27.48 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/09. About the company: International Paper Company produces and distributes printing paper, packaging, forest products, and chemical products. The Company operates specialty businesses in global markets as well as a broadly based distribution network. International Paper exports its products worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX): The shares closed at $27.98, down $0.58, or 2.03%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.2, its payout ratio is 43.85 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/13. About the company: NYSE Euronext operates an international stock exchange. The Company operates a marketplace for equities and derivatives in Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Portugal, derivatives in the United Kingdom, and equities and other securities in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>