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: Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Oppo Owners of Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Oppo (NYSE: GDO) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 11 cents per share. At a price of $17.28 as of 3:58 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 7.8%. The average volume for Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Oppo has been 36,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Oppo has a market cap of $267.9 million and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are down 3.6% 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.