High Dividend Equities: Winning and Losing Stocks for Oct 26th

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

Gainers (%price change)

  1. Molex Inc (NASDAQ:MOLX): The shares closed at $24.49, up $1.19, or 5.11%, 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. SUPERVALU Inc (NYSE:SVU): The shares closed at $8.45, up $0.39, or 4.84%, 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.
  3. SLM Corp (NYSE:SLM): The shares closed at $12.94, up $0.58, or 4.69%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.52, its payout ratio is 0 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/11/29. About the company: SLM Corporation, commonly known as Sallie Mae, provides education funding, originating and servicing of U.S. government guaranteed and private student loans. The Company, through its subsidiaries, also provides debt management services and business and technical products to a range of clients including colleges, universities and loan guarantors.
  4. Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS): The shares closed at $6.8, up $0.3, or 4.62%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.55, its payout ratio is 4.63 and its ex-dividend date is 2011/10/27. About the company: Janus Capital Group Inc. is a global asset management firm offering individual investors and institutional clients asset management services. The Company provides investment management, administration, distribution and related services to individual and institutional investors through mutual funds, separate accounts and subadvised relationships.
  5. Gannett Co Inc (NYSE:GCI): The shares closed at $11.75, up $0.42, or 3.71%, 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.

Losers (%price change)

  1. Hudson City Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HCBK): The shares closed at $5.8, down $0.23, or 3.81%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 6.03, 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.