NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is tomorrow, November 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $19.66 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%.
The average volume for Tyson has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Tyson has a market cap of $5.8 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are up 11.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.
Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production, distribution, and marketing of chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods, and related allied products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.7, above the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 8.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Tyson as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, 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 has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full