NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Cameco

(NYSE:

CCJ

) is tomorrow, September 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $19.63 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%.

The average volume for Cameco has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cameco has a market cap of $7.3 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

metals & mining

industry. Shares are down 54.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cameco Corporation operates as a uranium producer, supplier of conversion services, and fuel manufacturer. The company's Uranium segment involves in the exploration for, mining, milling, purchase, and sale of uranium concentrate. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8, equal to the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Cameco as a

hold

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

Cameco Ratings Report

.

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