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. Tuesday, Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 30 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 0.1% to 14.1%. All of these stocks can be found on our stocks going ex-dividend section of our dividend calendar. Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tuesday: Nuveen Quality Preferred Income Fund 3 Owners of Nuveen Quality Preferred Income Fund 3 (NYSE: JHP) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $8.48 as of 3:59 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 9.1%. The average volume for Nuveen Quality Preferred Income Fund 3 has been 61,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Nuveen Quality Preferred Income Fund 3 has a market cap of $198.9 million and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are up 8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. 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 6.36.