High Dividend Equities: Winning and Losing Stocks for Dec 5th

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

Gainers (%price change)

  1. BlackRock Inc (NYSE:BLK): The shares closed at $176.31, up $7.29, or 4.31%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.2, its payout ratio is 37.62 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/01. About the company: BlackRock, Inc. provides diversified investment management services to institutional clients and to retail investors through various investment vehicles. The Company offers the BlackRock Funds and Blackrock Liquidity Funds, and also provides risk management services to fixed income institutional investors. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Frontier Communications Corp (NYSE:FTR): The shares closed at $5.77, up $0.22, or 3.96%, 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 >>
  3. Entergy Corp (NYSE:ETR): The shares closed at $72.39, up $2.75, or 3.95%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.72, its payout ratio is 48.31 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/08. About the company: Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company that is primarily focused on electric power production and retail electric distribution operations. The Company delivers electricity to utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Entergy also owns and operates nuclear plants in the northern United States Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Computer Sciences Corp (NYSE:CSC): The shares closed at $25.63, up $0.96, or 3.89%, 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 >>
  5. JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM): The shares closed at $33.51, up $1.18, or 3.65%, 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 >>

Losers (%price change)

  1. Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII): The shares closed at $15.35, down $0.25, or 1.6%, 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 >>
  2. Cablevision Systems Corp (NYSE:CVC): The shares closed at $14.94, down $0.2, or 1.32%, 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 >>
  3. H&R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB): The shares closed at $14.89, down $0.14, or 0.93%, 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 >>
  4. Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE): The shares closed at $31.81, down $0.26, or 0.81%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.73, its payout ratio is 264.75 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/05. About the company: Ameren Corporation is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates electricity, delivers electricity and distributes natural gas to customers in Missouri and Illinois. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO): The shares closed at $28.22, down $0.19, or 0.67%, 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 >>

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