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. Wednesday, Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 54 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 0% to 12.2%. All of these stocks can be found on our stocks going ex-dividend section of our dividend calendar. Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Wednesday: Capitala Finance Owners of Capitala Finance (NASDAQ: CPTA) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $18.44 as of 4:00 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 10.2%. The average volume for Capitala Finance has been 39,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Capitala Finance has a market cap of $239.9 million and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are down 8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Capitala Finance Corp. is a Business Development Company specializing in investments in traditional mezzanine, senior subordinated and unitranche debt, second-lien loans, equity securities issued by lower and traditional middle-market companies, and small and middle-market companies. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.51. TheStreet Ratings rates Capitala Finance as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. You can view the full Capitala Finance Ratings Report now.