Monday, Monday, June 06, 2016, 19 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 0.4% to 10%. All of these stocks can be found on our stocks going ex-dividend section of our dividend calendar. Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Monday: New Senior Investment Group Owners of New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 26 cents per share. At a price of $10.69 as of 9:40 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 10%. The average volume for New Senior Investment Group has been 434,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. New Senior Investment Group has a market cap of $854.8 million and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are up 7.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE. New Senior Investment Group Inc. (NYSE:SNR.WI) operates independently of Newcastle Investment Corp. as of November 6, 2014. TheStreet Ratings rates New Senior Investment Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. You can view the full New Senior Investment Group Ratings Report now.
Guess Owners of Guess (NYSE: GES) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $16.06 as of 9:40 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.8%. The average volume for Guess has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Guess has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are down 14.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE. Guess , Inc. designs, markets, distributes, and licenses lifestyle collections of contemporary apparel and accessories for men, women, and children that reflect the American lifestyle and European fashion sensibilities. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.23. TheStreet Ratings rates Guess as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. You can view the full Guess Ratings Report now.
Weingarten Realty Investors Owners of Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE: WRI) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 36 cents per share. At a price of $38.38 as of 9:41 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.8%. The average volume for Weingarten Realty Investors has been 607,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Weingarten Realty Investors has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are up 10.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE. Weingarten Realty Investors is a publically owned equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of United States. The firm engages in ownership, management, acquisition, development and redevelopment. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.35. TheStreet Ratings rates Weingarten Realty Investors as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Weingarten Realty Investors Ratings Report now. More About Dividends: One benefit of owning a stock is the potential that you will be paid a dividend. The distribution of dividend payments is another way for a company to share its profit with you. A dividend means that the company pays you a certain amount of money, either as a one-time payment or more commonly on a quarterly basis, for each share of stock you own. Many times, dividends come at the expense of greater price appreciation, because the company is distributing its profits to shareholders rather than reinvesting the profits back into the growth of the company. However, companies that pay dividends can be very attractive to investors when they offer a steady stream of income. There are some important terms and dates an investor should be familiar with before purchasing any dividend-paying companies. Let's work through an example to help better explain some of these terms: On March 1, ABC Widget Company has decided that because it holds excess cash and lacks investment opportunities, it would like to reward shareholders with a regular quarterly dividend payment. The date for this particular announcement is known as the declaration date. It is on this date that the company announces the specific dividend payment along with the holder-of-record date (aka record date) and the payment date. The company announces that a dividend payment of 25 cents per share will be payable March 31, 2012 (the payment date) to all shareholders of record at the close of business on March 16, 2012 (holder-of-record date). What does this all mean? Well the short story is that the company looks at its records on March 16 and anyone listed on the books as an owner of ABC Widget company will be eligible for the dividend payment (on March 31). The one other important term to remember is the ex-dividend date. The ex-dividend date (typically two trading days before the holder-of-record date for U.S. securities) is the day in which a company begins trading without the dividend. In order to have a claim on a dividend, shares must be purchased no later than the last business day before the ex-dividend date. A company trading ex-dividend will have the upcoming dividend subtracted from the share price at the start of the trading day. Many times, the price of a stock will increase in anticipation of the upcoming dividend as the ex-dividend date approaches, yet will fall back by the amount of the dividend on the ex-dividend date.