Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Tomorrow, Thursday, August 21, 2014, 18 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 0.1% to 9.6%. All of these stocks can be found on our stocks going ex-dividend section of our dividend calendar. Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: FS Investment Owners of FS Investment (NYSE: FSIC) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $10.38 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 8.5%. The average volume for FS Investment has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. FS Investment has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are unchanged year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.25.
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