) -- The ex-dividend date for

Curtiss-Wright Corporation



) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $38.02 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%.

The average volume for Curtiss-Wright has been 237,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Curtiss-Wright has a market cap of $1.73 billion and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and


industry. Shares are up 7.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Curtiss-Wright Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and overhauls precision components and systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4, below the average aerospace/defense industry P/E ratio of 13.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Curtiss-Wright 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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and attractive valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full

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