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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Time Warner

(NYSE:

TWX

) is tomorrow, August 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 26 cents per share. At a price of $41.80 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.5%.

The average volume for Time Warner has been 7.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Time Warner has a market cap of $39.94 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

media

industry. Shares are up 15.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Time Warner Inc. operates as a media and entertainment company in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Networks, Film and TV Entertainment, and Publishing. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4, equal to the average media industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Time Warner as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full

Time Warner Ratings Report

.

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