July 02, 2012 at 08:52 AM EDT
Best Small/MicroCap Dividend Stock Prospects – Year-To-Date Performance

Here is a look at how the micro/small cap names on our watchlist performed through the first six months of 2012. Investors should give careful consideration to adding the better performing names to his/her watchlist as well. We will be keeping track of our watchlist names with monthly year-to-date performance updates.

SymbolCompanyFri. CloseWeekly
% Change
Dividend Yield
SURWSureWest Communications$21.07+75.15%1.52%
ITICInvestors Title$56.93+59.16%0.49%
ALCOAlico Inc.$30.54+57.67%0.52%
BNHNBenihana Inc.$16.11+57.48%1.99%
AGMFederal Agricultural Mortgage Corp$26.23+45.56%1.52%
CORCoreSite Reality Corporation$25.82+44.89%2.79%
BFEDBeacon Federal Bancorp$19.83+42.97%1.01%
FLXSFlexSteel Industries$19.78+42.92%3.03%
TPLTexas Pacific Land Trust$57.08+40.28%0.40%
MYEMyers Industries$17.16+39.06%1.86%
RMCFRocky Mountain Chocolate Factory$11.50+34.66%3.83%
KWKennedy-Wilson Holdings$14.01+32.42%1.43%
SSIStage Stores$18.32+31.89%1.97%
ACETAceto Corp$9.03+30.87%2.21%
USPHU.S. Physical Therapy, Inc.$25.43+29.22%1.26%
DESTDestination Maternity Corporation$21.60+29.19%3.24%
POPEPope Resources$55.07+28.10%2.54%
GLDDGreat Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp$7.12+28.06%1.12%
BMIBadger Meter$37.55+27.59%1.70%
HMNHorace Mann Educators$17.48+27.50%2.97%
SXIStandex International Corp$42.57+24.58%0.66%
NRIMNorthrim BanCorp$21.49+22.73%2.42%
LBAILakeland Bancorp$10.52+22.04%2.28%
EIHIEastern Insurance Holdings$17.00+21.60%1.65%
SCBTSCBT Financial Corp$35.25+21.51%1.93%
UGUnited Guardian$18.52+21.44%4.54%
IHCIndependence Holdings$9.85+21.16%0.71%
NPNeenah Paper, Inc.$26.69+19.58%1.80%
NXQuanex Building Products$17.88+19.04%0.89%
KWRQuaker Chemical$46.21+18.82%2.12%
PWXProvidence & Worchester RR$13.49+18.33%1.19%
GSBCGreat Southern Bancorp$27.58+16.91%2.61%
AMAmerican Greetings$14.62+16.87%4.10%
SYBTS.Y. Bancorp$23.95+16.66%3.17%
HFWAHeritage Financial Corporation$14.65+16.64%2.18%
ALGAlamo Group$31.37+16.49%0.77%
YDNTYoung Innovations$34.49+16.40%0.46%
GLTGlatfelter$16.37+15.93%2.20%
BANCFirst Pactrust Bancorp Inc.$11.86+15.71%4.05%
ENSGThe Ensign Group$28.27+15.39%0.85%
EBFEnnis, Inc.$15.38+15.38%4.55%
CNBCCenter Bancorp$11.25+15.15%1.96%
VLGEAVillage Super Market, Inc.$32.58+14.52%3.07%
VVIViad Corp$20.00+14.42%0.80%
ARTNAArtesian Resources$21.54+14.39%3.67%
CFNLCardinal Financial Corp$12.28+14.34%1.30%
PBNYProvident New York$7.59+14.31%3.16%
SGKSchawk Inc.$12.70+13.29%2.52%
HDNGHardinge Inc.$9.10+13.04%0.88%
GABCGerman American Bancorp$20.50+12.70%2.73%
WSFSWSFS Financial$40.41+12.37%1.19%
CACCamden National Corp$36.62+12.33%2.73%
CSBKClifton Savings Bancorp$10.41+12.18%2.31%
NDZNordion Inc.$9.36+11.96%4.27%
LDRLandauer Inc.$57.33+11.32%3.84%
ALNCAlliance Financial Corp$34.34+11.20%3.61%
IPARInter Parfums Inc.$17.27+10.99%1.85%
SYNLSynalloy Corp$11.39+10.91%2.19%
CASSCass Information Systems$40.25+10.61%1.69%
FLICFirst of Long Island Corp$28.97+10.07%3.18%
OCFCOcean First Financial$14.36+9.87%3.34%
COKECoca-Cola Bottling Consolidated$64.28+9.79%1.56%
UBAUrstadt Biddle Properties$19.77+9.35%5.01%
WSBCWesBanco$21.26+9.19%3.20%
MCSMarcus Corp$13.76+9.12%2.47%
ODCOil-Dri Corp of Amercia$21.90+8.20%3.29%
BMTCBryn Mawr Bank$21.07+8.11%3.04%
FFICFlushing Financial Corp$13.63+7.92%3.82%
NKSHNational Bankshares$30.12+7.88%3.52%
NATLNational Interstate Corporation$26.59+7.78%1.50%
DMRCDigimarc$25.66+7.41%1.71%
GKSRG&K Services Inc. $31.19+7.15%2.50%
INDBIndependent Bank$29.21+7.04%2.88%
CTWSConnecticut Water Services$28.98+6.82%3.28%
NSPInsperity, Inc.$27.05+6.71%2.51%
IMKTAIngles Markets$16.03+6.44%4.12%
BBSIBarrett Business Services$21.14+5.91%2.08%
UFCSUnited Fire & Casualty$21.33+5.70%2.81%
CECCEC Entertainment$36.37+5.57%2.42%
DCOMDime Bancorp$13.29+5.48%4.21%
LADLithia Motors, Inc.$23.05+5.44%1.74%
CNBKACentury Bancorp$29.73+5.28%1.61%
FREDFred’s Inc.$15.29+4.87%1.57%
RNSTRenasant Corp$15.71+4.73%4.33%
FISIFinancial Institutions Inc.$16.88+4.58%3.32%
SBSISouthside Bancshares$22.48+3.79%3.56%
LKFNLakeland Financial Corp$26.83+3.71%2.53%
SNHYSun Hydraulics$24.29+3.67%1.48%
HWKNHawkins, Inc$38.18+3.58%1.62%
WIREEncore Wire$26.78+3.40%0.30%
AROWArrow Financial$24.17+3.11%4.14%
ASCAAmeristar Casino$17.77+2.78%2.81%
LCUTLifetime Brands$12.47+2.72%0.80%
PWODPenns Wood Bancorp$39.81+2.66%4.72%
MEIMethode Electronics$8.51+2.65%3.29%
SASRSandy Spring Bancorp $18.00+2.56%2.22%
CTSCTS Corp$9.42+2.39%1.49%
BBOXBlack Box Corp$28.70+2.35%1.11%
WASHWashington Trust Bancorp$24.38+2.18%3.77%
WHGWestwood Holdings$37.26+1.94%3.97%
EPIQEpiq Systems$12.25+1.91%2.12%
MSEXMiddlesex Water Co.$19.00+1.82%3.89%
IPCCInfinity Property & Casualty$57.67+1.64%1.56%
IIINInsteel Industries$11.15+1.46%1.08%
YORWYork Water$17.89+1.42%2.96%
FSTRL.B. Foster Co.$28.61+1.13%0.35%
PKEPark Electrochemical$25.88+1.01%1.55%
IVCInvacare$15.43+0.92%0.32%
CPKChesapeake Utilities$43.72+0.85%3.34%
CHFCChemical Financial$21.50+0.84%3.72%
WSTGWayside Technology Group$12.25+0.41%5.22%
SAFTSafety Insurance Group$40.64+0.40%4.92%
RELLRichardson Electronics$12.33+0.33%1.62%
HTCOHickory Tech Corp$11.11+0.27%5.04%
CASCCascade Corp$47.05-0.25%2.98%
EIGEmployers Holdings$18.04-0.28%1.33%
CVGWCalavo Growers$25.58-0.39%2.15%
CHCOCity Holdings$33.69-0.59%4.16%
BHLBBerkshire Hills Bancorp$22.00-0.86%3.09%
MHLDMaiden Holdings Ltd.$8.68-0.91%3.69%
SUPSuperior Industries$16.37-1.03%3.91%
KOPKoppers Holdings $34.00-1.05%2.82%
BMRCBank of Marin Bancorp$37.01-1.54%1.84%
SPTNSpartan Stores$18.13-2.00%1.77%
OPYOppenheimer Holdings$15.72-2.36%2.80%
CMNCantel Medical Corp.$27.25-2.43%0.34%
NBTBNBT Bancorp$21.59-2.44%3.71%
ALJAlon USA Energy$8.46-2.87%1.89%
PLPCPreformed Line Products$57.91-2.93%1.38%
FSRFlagstone Rensurance Holdings$8.01-3.38%2.00%
GIFIGulf Island Fabrication$28.21-3.42%1.42%
CIRCircor International$34.09-3.46%0.44%
MOCOMOCON Inc.$15.40-3.75%2.73%
NLNL Industries$12.47-3.86%4.01%
CRDNCeradyne Inc.$25.63-4.29%2.34%
ALCAssisted Living Concepts$14.22-4.50%2.81%
ELRCElectro Rent$16.23-5.36%4.93%
MTSCMTS Systems$38.55-5.40%2.59%
ECOLU.S. Ecology Inc.$17.74-5.54%4.06%
WEYSWeyco Group$23.18-5.58%2.93%
MBVTMerchants Bankshares$27.55-5.65%4.07%
MCRLMicrel, Inc.$9.53-5.74%1.68%
BELFBBel Fuse Inc.$17.61-6.08%1.59%
ESBFESB Financial$13.20-6.18%3.03%
AECAssociated Estates Realty Corp$14.95-6.27%4.82%
UTLUnitil Corp$26.50-6.62%5.21%
HAYNHaynes International Inc.$50.94-6.70%1.57%
AAONAAON$18.85-8.00%1.27%
PHXPanhandle Oil & Gas$30.14-8.14%0.93%
CLMSCalamos Asset Mgmt.$11.45-8.47%3.32%
MGRCMcGrath RentCorp$26.50-8.59%3.55%
KNLKnoll Inc.$13.42-9.63%2.98%
EBIXEbix Inc. $19.95-9.73%1.00%
PBYPep Boys$9.90-10.00%1.21%
COHUCohu Inc.$10.16-10.48%2.36%
UBNKUnited Financial Bancorp$14.38-10.63%2.50%
SRCEFirst Source Corporation$22.60-10.78%2.83%
JBTJohn Bean Technologies$13.57-11.71%2.06%
EVREvercore Partners$23.39-12.13%3.42%
BOOMDynamic Materials$17.33-12.39%0.92%
LABLMulti-Color Corp$22.24-13.56%0.90%
SFNCSimmons First National Corp$23.25-14.49%3.44%
ATRIAtrion Corp$204.98-14.67%0.96%
HVBHudson Valley Holding Corp. $18.10-14.70%4.42%
XRTXXraytex, Ltd.$11.31-15.09%2.65%
AMSWAAmerican Software$7.95-15.87%4.53%
TRLGTrue Religion Apparel$28.98-16.19%2.76%
AIMCAltra Holdings, Inc.$15.74-16.41%1.27%
ASEIAmerican Science & Engineering Inc.$56.45-17.12%3.54%
MIGMeadowbrook Insurance Group$8.79-17.70%2.28%
ESIOElectro Scientific Holdings$11.82-18.37%2.71%
AINAlbany International$18.71-19.07%2.99%
PRIMPrimoris Services Corp$12.00-19.62%1.00%
SBGISinclair Broadcast Group$9.06-20.04%5.30%
JCSCommunications Systems$11.17-20.55%5.73%
HWCCHouston Wire & Cable Company$10.93-20.91%3.29%
NPKNational Presto Industries$69.77-25.46%1.43%
EFSCEnterprise Financial Services$10.96-25.95%1.92%
NAFCNash Finch Co.$21.48-26.64%3.35%
OPNTOPNET Technologoes$26.59-27.49%2.26%
KEYNKeynote Systems$14.85-27.70%1.62%
DAKTDaktronics Inc. $6.91-27.80%3.33%
EEIEcology & Environment Inc.$11.50-28.84%4.00%
KDNKaydon Corp.$21.39-29.87%3.74%
TGTredegar$14.56-34.47%1.24%
CRESYCresud Inc. ADR$7.17-37.05%4.60%
LAWSLawson Products$9.25-40.05%5.19%
SKYWSkyWest Inc.$6.53-48.13%2.45%
TWINTwin Disc Inc.$18.49-49.09%1.95%
RSHRadioShack$3.84-60.45%13.02%

Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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