Valspar Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (VAL) - TheStreet

NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Valspar Corporation

(NYSE:

VAL

) is tomorrow, March 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $49.37 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%.

The average volume for Valspar has been 767,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Valspar has a market cap of $3.91 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

chemicals

industry. Shares are up 26.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Valspar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes coatings, paints, and related products worldwide.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Valspar as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full

Valspar Ratings Report

.

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