NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Tyco International

(NYSE:

TYC

) is tomorrow, January 25, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $49.21 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%.

The average volume for Tyco International has been three million shares per day over the past 30 days. Tyco International has a market cap of $23.05 billion and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and

industrial

industry. Shares are up 5.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Tyco Security Solutions, Tyco Fire Protection, and Tyco Flow Control. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2, above the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 13.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

  • Sign up for TheStreet's FREE Dividend and Income Investor Newsletter

TheStreet Ratings rates Tyco International 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, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Tyco International Ratings Report

.

See our

dividend calendar

or

top-yielding stocks list

.

null