Monday's Ex-Dividends To Watch: CXW, CMCSK, CMCSA

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Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, 6 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 1.8% to 15.3%. All of these stocks can be found on our stocks going ex-dividend section of our dividend calendar.

Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Monday:

Corrections Corporation of America

Owners of Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 48 cents per share. At a price of $35.46 as of 4:01 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.5%.

The average volume for Corrections Corporation of America has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Corrections Corporation of America has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the diversified services industry. Shares are down 1.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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Corrections Corporation of America, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates privatized correctional and detention facilities in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.59.

TheStreet Ratings rates Corrections Corporation of America as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Corrections Corporation of America Ratings Report now.

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