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If you are looking to

buy dividends

, there are plenty of high-yielding stocks to choose from.

Remember, you have to buy the stock before the ex-dividend date in order to be entitled to the dividend, and you can't sell the stock until after the ex date.

The following stocks, including

New York Times

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Sara Lee

( SLE) and

Vulcan Materials

(VMC) - Get Vulcan Materials Company Report

, have market caps of more than $800 million and yields of more than 3%.

To read more and for the list of high-yielding stocks, please click here.

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