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. Thursday, Thursday, December 04, 2014, 17 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 1.4% to 15.7%. All of these stocks can be found on our stocks going ex-dividend section of our dividend calendar. Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Thursday: Ferrellgas Partners Owners of Ferrellgas Partners (NYSE: FGP) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $27.45 as of 4:01 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7.2%. The average volume for Ferrellgas Partners has been 160,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ferrellgas Partners has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are up 17.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. distributes and sells propane and related equipment and supplies primarily in the United States. The company transports propane to propane distribution locations, tanks on customers' premises, or to portable propane tanks delivered to retailers. The company has a P/E ratio of 67.71. TheStreet Ratings rates Ferrellgas Partners as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Ferrellgas Partners Ratings Report now.