Monday, Monday, November 16, 2015, 35 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 0.8% to 17.6%. All of these stocks can be found on our

stocks going ex-dividend

section of our

dividend calendar

.

Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Monday:

Pioneer Municipal High Income Advantage Tru

Owners of

Pioneer Municipal High Income Advantage Tru

(NYSE:

MAV

) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $13.48 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7.1%.

The average volume for Pioneer Municipal High Income Advantage Tru has been 52,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pioneer Municipal High Income Advantage Tru has a market cap of $318.1 million and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are down 9.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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The company has a P/E ratio of 11.51.

SunCoke Energy

Owners of

SunCoke Energy

(NYSE:

SXC

) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $4.16 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 14.9%.

The average volume for SunCoke Energy has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. SunCoke Energy has a market cap of $257.2 million and is part of the metals & mining industry. Shares are down 78.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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SunCoke Energy, Inc. operates as an independent producer of coke in the Americas. The company offers metallurgical and thermal coal for use as a raw material in the blast furnace steelmaking process. It also provides coal handling and blending services.

TheStreet Ratings rates

SunCoke Energy

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk. You can view the full

SunCoke Energy Ratings Report

now.

Regency Centers

Owners of

Regency Centers

(NYSE:

REG

) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 48 cents per share. At a price of $65.85 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%.

The average volume for Regency Centers has been 530,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Regency Centers has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are up 3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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Regency Centers Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust. The company, through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and develops community and neighborhood shopping centers that are tenanted by grocers, category-leading anchors, specialty retailers, and restaurants. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.50.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Regency Centers

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full

Regency Centers Ratings Report

now.

More About Dividends:

One benefit of owning a stock is the potential that you will be paid a dividend. The distribution of dividend payments is another way for a company to share its profit with you. A dividend means that the company pays you a certain amount of money, either as a one-time payment or more commonly on a quarterly basis, for each share of stock you own.

Many times, dividends come at the expense of greater price appreciation, because the company is distributing its profits to shareholders rather than reinvesting the profits back into the growth of the company. However, companies that pay dividends can be very attractive to investors when they offer a steady stream of income. There are some important terms and dates an investor should be familiar with before purchasing any dividend-paying companies. Let's work through an example to help better explain some of these terms:

On March 1, ABC Widget Company has decided that because it holds excess cash and lacks investment opportunities, it would like to reward shareholders with a regular quarterly dividend payment. The date for this particular announcement is known as the declaration date. It is on this date that the company announces the specific dividend payment along with the holder-of-record date (aka record date) and the payment date. The company announces that a dividend payment of 25 cents per share will be payable March 31, 2012 (the payment date) to all shareholders of record at the close of business on March 16, 2012 (holder-of-record date). What does this all mean? Well the short story is that the company looks at its records on March 16 and anyone listed on the books as an owner of ABC Widget company will be eligible for the dividend payment (on March 31).

The one other important term to remember is the ex-dividend date. The ex-dividend date (typically two trading days before the holder-of-record date for U.S. securities) is the day in which a company begins trading without the dividend. In order to have a claim on a dividend, shares must be purchased no later than the last business day before the ex-dividend date. A company trading ex-dividend will have the upcoming dividend subtracted from the share price at the start of the trading day. Many times, the price of a stock will increase in anticipation of the upcoming dividend as the ex-dividend date approaches, yet will fall back by the amount of the dividend on the ex-dividend date.