NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Gardner Denver

(NYSE:

GDI

) is tomorrow, November 30, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $77.76 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.3%.

The average volume for Gardner Denver has been 546,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gardner Denver has a market cap of $3.76 billion and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and

industrial

industry. Shares are up 12.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Gardner Denver, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets engineered industrial machinery and related parts and services primarily in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, and Australia. It operates in two segments, Industrial Products Group and Engineered Products Group. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2, equal to the average industrial industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

  • Sign up for TheStreet's FREE Dividend and Income Investor Newsletter

TheStreet Ratings rates Gardner Denver as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. 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

Gardner Denver Ratings Report

.

See our

dividend calendar

or

top-yielding stocks list

.

null