Dividend Watch: 5 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Monday: ANDE, CXW, FRT, CMCSK, CMCSA

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Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, 24 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 0.7% to 8.6%. All of these stocks can be found on our stocks going ex-dividend section of our dividend calendar.

Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Monday:

Andersons

Owners of Andersons (NASDAQ: ANDE) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $92.36 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%.

The average volume for Andersons has been 141,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Andersons has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. Shares are up 115.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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The Andersons, Inc. engages in the grain, ethanol, plant nutrient, railcar leasing, turf and cob products, and consumer retailing businesses. It operates in six segments: Grain, Ethanol, Rail, Plant Nutrient, Turf & Specialty, and Retail. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.20.

TheStreet Ratings rates Andersons as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Andersons Ratings Report now.

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