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Seeking Return: Smaller Companies with Big Div Yields

You probably know a majority of Dow companies have a dividend yield that’s higher than the 10-year. But did you some smaller companies generate yield, too?

Bespoke Investment Group compiled a list of high yielding S&P 500 stocks – both big and small -- about to pay dividends. (Click here to see the list.) And from the list the Fast Money traders revealed their favorites.

Mike Murphy's Pick
UNS Energy
Ex-Date 6/6/2012
Dividend Amount $0.43
Yield 4.59%
Source: Bespoke Investment Group

“They’re raising their dividend which is something I think is really key and they’re raising prices which should generate upside in the stock,” says Murphy.

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Brian Kelly’s Pick
Golar LNG
Ex-Date 6/11/2012
Dividend Amount $0.35
Yield 4.27%
Source: Bespoke Investment Group

“I like the prospects of exporting LNG around the world. That should really pick up,” explains Kelly.

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Joe Terranova’s Pick
Williams Companies

Ex-Date 6/6/2012
Dividend Amount $0.30
Yield 4.14%
Source: Bespoke Investment Group

Partly a technical trade, Joe Terranova says, “It’s sitting right above the 200-day moving average of $27.16 and the stock hasn’t broken the 200-day since October. Also he says fundamentally the company is crushing it, the 3-year growth rate is above 20%.

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Posted by CNBC's Lee Brodie



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Trader disclosure: On June 5, 2012 , the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s "Fast Money" were owned by the "Fast Money" traders; Joe Terranova is long VRTS; Joe Terranova is long MCD; Joe Terranova is long PNC; Joe Terranova is long USB; Joe Terranova is long TCBI; Joe Terranova is long SBUX; Joe Terranova is long WMB; Joe Terranova is long SJM; Joe Terranova is long UPL; Joe Terranova is long WFM; Joe Terranova is long IBM; Joe Terranova is long CNX; Joe Terranova is long HYG; Joe Terranova is long AAPL; Joe Terranova is long EMC; Joe Terranova is long NXPI; Joe Terranova is long LPX; Joe Terranova is long SNDK; Joe Terranova is short JUNE MINI S&P FUTURES; Karen Finerman is long AAPL; Karen Finerman is long BAC; Karen Finerman is long JPM; Karen Finerman is long WMT; Karen Finerman is long TGT; Karen Finerman is long RIMM; Karen Finerman is short SPY; Karen Finerman is short IWM; Karen Finerman is short MDY; Steve Grasso is long ASTM; Steve Grasso is long BA; Steve Grasso is long D; Steve Grasso is long FRO; Steve Grasso is long LNG; Steve Grasso is long MHY; Steve Grasso is long MO; Steve Grasso is long PFE; Steve Grasso is long S; Steve Grasso is long XLU; Steve Grasso is long ZAZA

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