NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Barnes Group

(NYSE:

B

) is tomorrow, February 24, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $27.67 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%.

The average volume for Barnes Group has been 346,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Barnes Group has a market cap of $1.34 billion and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and

industrial

industry. Shares are up 14.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Barnes Group Inc. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.1, below the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 18.2 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Barnes Group as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full

Barnes Group Ratings Report

.

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