) -- The ex-dividend date for

ConAgra Foods



) is tomorrow, April 27, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $24.13 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.8%.

The average volume for ConAgra has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. ConAgra has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

food & beverage

industry. Shares are up 8.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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ConAgra Foods, Inc. operates as a food company in North America and internationally. It operates in two segments, Consumer Foods and Commercial Foods. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6, below the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 16.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates ConAgra as a


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

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