NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for AptarGroup (NYSE: ATR) is, April 25, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 18 cents per share. At a price of $51.09 as of 9:56 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%.

The average volume for AptarGroup has been 152,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. AptarGroup has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 5.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

AptarGroup, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells consumer product dispensing systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.4.
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TheStreet Ratings rates AptarGroup as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full AptarGroup Ratings Report.

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