High Dividend Equities: Winning and Losing Stocks for Dec 9th

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 $28.56, up $1.46, or 5.39%, 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. Computer Sciences Corp (NYSE:CSC): The shares closed at $25.95, up $0.93, or 3.72%, 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 >>
  3. Waste Management Inc (NYSE:WM): The shares closed at $31.66, up $1.09, or 3.57%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.35, its payout ratio is 63.38 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/03/08. About the company: Waste Management, Inc. provides waste management services including collection, transfer, recycling, resource recovery and disposal services, and operates waste-to-energy facilities. The Company serves municipal, commercial, industrial, and residential customers throughout North America. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. MeadWestvaco Corp (NYSE:MWV): The shares closed at $29.42, up $0.95, or 3.34%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.35, its payout ratio is 61.83 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/07. About the company: MeadWestvaco Corporation is a global packaging company that provides packaging solutions to the healthcare, personal and beauty care, food, beverage, tobacco, media and entertainment, and home and garden industries. The Company’s other operations serve the consumer and office products, specialty chemicals, forestry and real estate markets. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Hudson City Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HCBK): The shares closed at $5.93, up $0.19, or 3.31%, 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 >>

Losers (%price change)

  1. EI du Pont de Nemours & Co (NYSE:DD): The shares closed at $45.04, down $1.48, or 3.18%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.44, its payout ratio is 49.75 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/15. About the company: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company is a global chemical and life sciences company, with businesses that include agriculture and industrial biotechnology, chemistry, biology, materials science and manufacturing. The Company operates globally and offers a wide range of products and services for markets including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Avon Products Inc (NYSE:AVP): The shares closed at $16.58, down $0.22, or 1.31%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.41, its payout ratio is 63.71 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/17. About the company: Avon Products, Inc. manufactures and direct sells beauty and related products. The Company markets its products to consumers worldwide through independent sales representatives. Avon’s product line includes beauty, fashion and home. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (NYSE:DPS): The shares closed at $37.82, down $0.1, or 0.26%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.51, its payout ratio is 40.98 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/15. About the company: Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. is an integrated brand owner, bottler and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Company offers flavored carbonated and non-carbonated soft drinks, teas, juices, juice drinks and mixers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Frontier Communications Corp (NYSE:FTR): The shares closed at $5.16, down $0.01, or 0.19%, 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 >>

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