High Dividend Equities: Winning and Losing Stocks for Nov 4th

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

Gainers (%price change)

  1. Microchip Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MCHP): The shares closed at $37.02, up $1.25, or 3.49%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.84, its payout ratio is 59.84 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/15. About the company: Microchip Technology Incorporated designs, manufactures, and markets microcontrollers, related mixed-signal and memory products, and application development systems for high-volume embedded control applications. The Company also designs, develops, and markets linear/mixed-signal, power management, and thermal management products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Clorox Co/The (NYSE:CLX): The shares closed at $65, up $1.03, or 1.61%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.58, its payout ratio is 107.17 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/01/25. About the company: The Clorox Company produces and markets non-durable consumer products sold primarily through grocery and other retail stores. The Company’s principal products include household cleaning and bleach products, charcoal, cat litter, automotive care products, dressings, and trash bags. Clorox markets its products in the United States and other countries around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Bemis Co Inc (NYSE:BMS): The shares closed at $28.68, up $0.42, or 1.49%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.42, its payout ratio is 50.66 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/16. About the company: Bemis Company, Inc. manufactures flexible packaging products and pressure sensitive materials. The Company markets its products to customers throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, as well as Mexico and the Asia Pacific region. Bemis’ products are used in the food, medical, chemical, agribusiness, pharmaceutical, sanitary products, printing, and graphic industries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Avon Products Inc (NYSE:AVP): The shares closed at $18.52, up $0.24, or 1.31%, 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 >>
  5. International Paper Co (NYSE:IP): The shares closed at $28.81, up $0.36, or 1.27%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.79, its payout ratio is 27.48 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/14. 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 >>

Losers (%price change)

  1. Windstream Corp (NASDAQ:WIN): The shares closed at $11.85, down $0.68, or 5.43%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 8.22, its payout ratio is 150.63 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/28. About the company: Windstream Corporation offers telecommunications services to residential and business customers in rural communities in the United States. The Company provides local telephone, high-speed Internet, long distance, network access, and video services in multiple states. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Health Care REIT Inc (NYSE:HCN): The shares closed at $50, down $2.28, or 4.36%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.43, its payout ratio is 554.64 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/04. About the company: Health Care REIT, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Trust invests in senior housing and health care real estate. Health Care also provide an extensive array of property management and development services. The trust owns interests in nursing homes, retirement centers, assisted living facilities, and specialty care hospitals. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP): The shares closed at $38.01, down $1.47, or 3.72%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.82, its payout ratio is 198.62 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/03. About the company: HCP, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Trust invests in health care related real estate throughout the United States. HCP’s properties include senior housing, life sciences, medical offices, hospitals, and skilled nursing homes. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Hudson City Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HCBK): The shares closed at $5.75, down $0.16, or 2.71%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.12, its payout ratio is 55.05 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/02. 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 >>
  5. Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO): The shares closed at $80.5, down $1.98, or 2.4%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.34, its payout ratio is 77.37 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/08. About the company: Vornado Realty Trust is a fully-integrated real estate investment trust. The trust owns, manages and leases office properties in New York City, Washington, DC, and California. The Company also owns retail properties Washington, DC and Puerto Rico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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