) -- The ex-dividend date for

Kaydon Corporation



) is tomorrow, March 10, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 19 cents per share. At a price of $39.56 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%.

The average volume for Kaydon has been 162,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kaydon has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and


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industry. Shares are down 2.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Kaydon Corporation designs and manufactures custom engineered and performance-critical products primarily in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4, equal to the average industrial industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.3.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kaydon as buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. 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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