NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

HNI Corporation

(NYSE:

HNI

) is tomorrow, February 24, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $25.69 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.5%.

The average volume for HNI has been 211,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. HNI has a market cap of $1.18 billion and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

consumer durables

industry. Shares are down 1.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

HNI Corporation and its subsidiaries engage in designing, manufacturing, and marketing office furniture and hearth products primarily in the United States, Canada, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1, below the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 29.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates HNI as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

HNI Ratings Report

.

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