Tomorrow, Thursday, June 02, 2016, 20 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 0.4% to 10.3%. All of these stocks can be found on our

stocks going ex-dividend

section of our

dividend calendar

.

Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow:

Quad/Graphics

Owners of

Quad/Graphics

(NYSE:

QUAD

) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 30 cents per share. At a price of $19.16 as of 9:41 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6.3%.

The average volume for Quad/Graphics has been 306,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Quad/Graphics has a market cap of $946.2 million and is part of the diversified services industry. Shares are up 106.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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Quad/Graphics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides print and media solutions in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, United States Print and Related Services; and International.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Quad/Graphics

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Quad/Graphics Ratings Report

now.

Hancock

Owners of

Hancock

(NASDAQ:

HBHC

) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $27.15 as of 9:41 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.5%.

The average volume for Hancock has been 678,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hancock has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the banking industry. Shares are up 9.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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Hancock Holding Company operates as the bank holding company for Whitney Bank that provides a range of community banking services to commercial, small business, and retail customers. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.92.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Hancock

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. You can view the full

Hancock Ratings Report

now.

Iron Mountain

Owners of

Iron Mountain

(NYSE:

IRM

) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 48 cents per share. At a price of $36.65 as of 9:40 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.3%.

The average volume for Iron Mountain has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Iron Mountain has a market cap of $7.8 billion and is part of the computer software & services industry. Shares are up 36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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Iron Mountain Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, provides storage and information management services in North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.67.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Iron Mountain

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full

Iron Mountain 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.