NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The following stocks go ex-dividend Thursday, meaning an investor must purchase the shares Wednesday to qualify for the next dividend payment: CBS (CBS), Chico's (CHS), H&R Block (HRB), Kronos Worldwide (KRO), Kansas City Southern (KSU), Prologis (PLD), Reynolds American (RAI) and SCANA (SCANA).
The media company reported first-quarter net earnings on May 1 of $363 million, or 54 cents a share, up from $202 million, or 29 cents a share, a year earlier.
"H2 2012 is expected to be strong," Wells Fargo analysts wrote in a report on May 30. "Management sees political revenues, which are expected to be north of the $140MM generated in the 2008 Presidential election and Japanese auto (which are comping against a depressed 2011 due to the tsunami) as two major drivers."Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 1.3%
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