High Dividend Equities: Winning and Losing Stocks for Oct 21st

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

Gainers (%price change)

  1. Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII): The shares closed at $19.17, up $1.05, or 5.79%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.77, its payout ratio is 127.68 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/02. 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).
  2. Molex Inc (NASDAQ:MOLX): The shares closed at $23.12, up $1.18, or 5.38%, 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.
  3. Gannett Co Inc (NYSE:GCI): The shares closed at $11.16, up $0.56, or 5.28%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.5, its payout ratio is 6.72 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/07. About the company: Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company that publishes various daily newspapers in the United States and the United Kingdom, including “USA TODAY” and “USA WEEKEND,” a newspaper magazine. The Company also operates television stations in major United States markets as well as operates websites offering news, information and advertising.
  4. Travelers Cos Inc/The (NYSE:TRV): The shares closed at $57.35, up $2.82, or 5.17%, 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.
  5. Kimco Realty Corp (NYSE:KIM): The shares closed at $16.32, up $0.75, or 4.82%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.11, its payout ratio is 361.29 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/30. About the company: Kimco Realty Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company owns and operates neighborhood and community shopping centers with locations in multiple states as well as Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Brazil and Peru. The Company also provides management services for shopping centers owned by affiliated entities and various real estate joint ventures.

Losers (%price change)

  1. General Electric Co (NYSE:GE): The shares closed at $16.31, down $0.32, or 1.92%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.08, its payout ratio is 42.29 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/12/21. About the company: General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally.
  2. Eli Lilly & Co (NYSE:LLY): The shares closed at $38.07, down $0.54, or 1.4%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.39, its payout ratio is 42.75 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/09. About the company: Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceutical products for humans and animals. The Company’s products are sold in countries around the world. Eli Lilly’s products include neuroscience products, endocrine products, anti-infectives, cardiovascular agents, oncology products, and animal health products.
  3. NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX): The shares closed at $26.78, down $0.25, or 0.92%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.46, 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.
  4. People’s United Financial Inc (NASDAQ:PBCT): The shares closed at $12.24, down $0.1, or 0.81%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.66, its payout ratio is 254.49 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/02. 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.