High Dividend Equities: Winning and Losing Stocks for Nov 18th

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

Gainers (%price change)

  1. SUPERVALU Inc (NYSE:SVU): The shares closed at $8.11, up $0.29, or 3.71%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.36 and its ex-date is 2011/11/29. 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 >>
  2. Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (NYSE:DPS): The shares closed at $36.72, up $0.93, or 2.6%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.42, 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 >>
  3. Mattel Inc (NASDAQ:MAT): The shares closed at $28.39, up $0.66, or 2.38%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.26, its payout ratio is 42.53 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/28. About the company: Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a broad variety of children’s products on a worldwide basis. The Company sells its products to retailers and directly to consumers. Mattel’s products include branded fashion dolls, infant and preschool products, toy cars, and electrical vehicles, among others. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX): The shares closed at $27.08, up $0.5, or 1.88%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.52, 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 >>
  5. Ventas Inc (NYSE:VTR): The shares closed at $52.41, up $0.95, or 1.85%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.23, its payout ratio is 153.91 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/14. About the company: Ventas, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The trust owns seniors housing communities, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, and medical office buildings in the United States and Canada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (%price change)

  1. HJ Heinz Co (NYSE:HNZ): The shares closed at $51.07, down $1.75, or 3.31%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.59, its payout ratio is 58.23 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/20. About the company: H.J. Heinz Company manufactures and markets processed food products throughout the world. The Company’s principal products include ketchup, condiments and sauces, frozen food, soups, beans and pasta meals, infant nutrition and other processed food products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. MeadWestvaco Corp (NYSE:MWV): The shares closed at $29.1, down $0.41, or 1.39%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.58, its payout ratio is 61.83 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/22. 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 >>
  3. Avon Products Inc (NYSE:AVP): The shares closed at $16.84, down $0.23, or 1.35%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.03, its payout ratio is 63.71 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/16. 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 >>
  4. People’s United Financial Inc (NASDAQ:PBCT): The shares closed at $12.18, down $0.14, or 1.14%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.95, its payout ratio is 254.49 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/01. About the company: People’s United Financial Inc. is a bank holding company. The Company, through its banking subsidiary, offers a full range of financial services to individual, corporate, and municipal customers primarily in Connecticut. The Bank issues credit cards and provides brokerage and investment planning, asset management, equipment leasing, and insurance services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Dow Chemical Co/The (NYSE:DOW): The shares closed at $25.95, down $0.24, or 0.92%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.59, its payout ratio is 34.29 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/28. 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 >>