) -- The ex-dividend date for

Jarden Corporation



) is tomorrow, December 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $29.96 as of 12:50 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%.

The average volume for Jarden has been 601,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Jarden has a market cap of $2.71 billion and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

consumer durables

industry. Shares are down 2.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Jarden Corporation manufactures, sources, markets, and distributes consumer products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.7, above the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 11.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Jarden as a


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

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