4 With Upcoming Ex-Dividend Dates: VGR, TDS, BCE, PLD

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Tomorrow, Sept. 12, 2013, 48 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 0.2% to 22%. All of these stocks can be found on our stocks going ex-dividend section of our dividend calendar.

Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow:

Vector Group

Owners of Vector Group (NYSE: VGR) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 40 cents per share. At a price of $16.95 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 9.5%.

The average volume for Vector Group has been 347,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vector Group has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the tobacco industry. Shares are up 14% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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a private equity investment firm making investments in management buyout and recapitalizations; $1.4B of acquisitions in 1998; investments typically $150-200M enterprise value, annouced final closing of BRS & Co. II, L.P. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.62.

TheStreet Ratings rates Vector Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Vector Group Ratings Report now.

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