) -- The ex-dividend date for

Briggs & Stratton Corporation



) is tomorrow, November 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 11 cents per share. At a price of $13.39 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.3%.

The average volume for Briggs & Stratton has been 598,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Briggs & Stratton has a market cap of $681.4 million and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and


industry. Shares are down 33.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Briggs & Stratton Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and services air cooled gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment worldwide. It operates in two segments, Engines and Power Products. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.5, below the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 25.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Briggs & Stratton as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full

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