High Dividend Equities: Winning and Losing Stocks for Oct 19th

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

Gainers (%price change)

  1. Travelers Cos Inc/The (NYSE:TRV): The shares closed at $54.39, up $2.93, or 5.69%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.51, its payout ratio is 20.85 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/07. About the company: The Travelers Companies, Inc. provides commercial property casualty insurance and asset management services to businesses, government units, associations and individuals. The Company underwrites homeowners and auto insurance through independent agents.
  2. Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC): The shares closed at $24.24, up $0.84, or 3.59%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.07, its payout ratio is 30.56 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/03. About the company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.
  3. Lorillard Inc (NYSE:LO): The shares closed at $114, up $2.36, or 2.11%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.61, its payout ratio is 62.68 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/29. About the company: Lorillard, Inc. manufactures and sells cigarettes. The Company produces cigarettes for both the premium and discount segments of the domestic cigarette market for sale to distributors and retailers in the United States.
  4. FirstEnergy Corp (NYSE:FE): The shares closed at $45.06, up $0.75, or 1.69%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.05, its payout ratio is 85.46 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/03. About the company: FirstEnergy Corp. is a public utility holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries and affiliates are involved in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, exploration and production of oil and natural gas, transmission and marketing of natural gas, and energy management and other energy-related services.
  5. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT): The shares closed at $53.25, up $0.81, or 1.54%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.83, its payout ratio is 59.05 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/10/12. About the company: Abbott Laboratories discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells a broad and diversified line of health care products and services. The Company’s products include pharmaceuticals, nutritional, diagnostics, and vascular products. Abbott markets its products worldwide through affiliates and distributors.

Losers (%price change)

  1. Molex Inc (NASDAQ:MOLX): The shares closed at $21.32, down $1.48, or 6.49%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.19, its payout ratio is 41.13 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/30. About the company: Molex Incorporated manufactures electronic, electrical, and fiber optic interconnection products and systems, switches, value-added assemblies, and application tooling. The Company sells to original equipment manufacturers in industries that include automotive, computer, computer peripheral, business equipment, telecommunications, consumer products, and premise wiring.
  2. Avery Dennison Corp (NYSE:AVY): The shares closed at $25.44, down $1.59, or 5.88%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.17, its payout ratio is 27.99 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/28. 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.
  3. SUPERVALU Inc (NYSE:SVU): The shares closed at $7.71, down $0.46, or 5.63%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.47 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.
  4. M&T Bank Corp (NYSE:MTB): The shares closed at $72.79, down $4.28, or 5.55%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.09, its payout ratio is 48.21 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/29. About the company: M&T Bank Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company, through its banking subsidiaries, offer a variety of commercial banking, trust, and investment services to their customers. M&T Bank operates branch offices in New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

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