NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Pentair

(NYSE:

PNR

) is tomorrow, April 27, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $39.73 as of 9:32 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%.

The average volume for Pentair has been 534,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pentair has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and

industrial

industry. Shares are up 2.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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Pentair, Inc. operates as a diversified industrial manufacturing company worldwide. The company's Water segment offers products and systems that are used in the movement, storage, treatment, and enjoyment of water. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4, below the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 19.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Pentair as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full

Pentair Ratings Report

.

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