3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: BRY, PLD, VMED

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Tomorrow, March 8, 2013, 6 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 0.1% to 2.8%. All of these stocks can be found on our stocks going ex-dividend section of our dividend calendar.

Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow:

Berry Petroleum

Owners of Berry Petroleum (NYSE: BRY) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $46.25 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%.

The average volume for Berry Petroleum has been 866,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Berry Petroleum has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are up 36.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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Berry Petroleum Company, an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploitation, exploration, production, and development of crude oil and natural gas in the United States. Its principal reserves and producing properties are located in California, Texas, Utah, and Colorado. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.93. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Berry Petroleum a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Berry Petroleum as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Berry Petroleum Ratings Report now.

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