High Dividend Equities: Winning and Losing Stocks for Jan 12th

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

Gainers (%price change)

Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE:NOC):

The shares closed at $59.75, up $1.24, or 2.12%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 14.25, its payout ratio is 26.74 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/23.

International Paper Co (NYSE:IP):

The shares closed at $31.74, up $0.6, or 1.93%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.14, its payout ratio is 27.48 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/09.

EI du Pont de Nemours & Co (NYSE:DD):

The shares closed at $48.1, up $0.8, or 1.69%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.47, its payout ratio is 49.75 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/15.

Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII):

The shares closed at $17.66, up $0.28, or 1.61%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.52, its payout ratio is 127.68 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/08.

Waste Management Inc (NYSE:WM):

The shares closed at $33.81, up $0.48, or 1.44%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.08, its payout ratio is 63.38 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/03/08.

Losers (%price change)

Hudson City Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HCBK):

The shares closed at $7.12, down $0.14, or 1.93%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.37, its payout ratio is 55.05 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/03.

Cablevision Systems Corp (NYSE:CVC):

The shares closed at $14.1, down $0.25, or 1.74%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 79.79, its payout ratio is 39.39 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/03/01.

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP):

The shares closed at $70.76, down $1.25, or 1.74%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.67, its payout ratio is 27.95 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/16.

CenterPoint Energy Inc (NYSE:CNP):

The shares closed at $19.16, down $0.16, or 0.83%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.1, its payout ratio is 72.35 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/15.

Exelon Corp (NYSE:EXC):

The shares closed at $40.18, down $0.32, or 0.79%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.19, its payout ratio is 54.31 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/08.

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