NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Corn Products International (NYSE: CPO) is tomorrow, June 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $53.89 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%.

The average volume for Corn Products International has been 684,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Corn Products International has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 16.4% 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 15, equal to the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Corn Products International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Corn Products International Ratings Report.

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