NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Bristow Group

(NYSE:

BRS

) is tomorrow, June 1, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $40.75 as of 9:38 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The average volume for Bristow Group has been 255,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bristow Group has a market cap of $1.54 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

transportation

industry. Shares are down 13.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Bristow Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides helicopter services to the offshore energy industry primarily in Europe, West Africa, North America, Australia, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9, equal to the average transportation industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Bristow Group as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full

Bristow Group Ratings Report

.

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