NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Corn Products International (NYSE: CPO) is tomorrow, March 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 14 cents per share. At a price of $50.25 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%.

The average volume for Corn Products International has been 727,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Corn Products International has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 9.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Corn Products International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells various food ingredients to food and industrial customers in North America, South America, Asia, and Africa. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.4, equal to the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.2.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Corn Products International as buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Corn Products International Ratings Report.

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