The ex-dividend date for AptarGroup (NYSE:ATR) is tomorrow, July 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $51.55 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.7%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for AptarGroup (NYSE: ATR) is tomorrow, July 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $51.55 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%. The average volume for AptarGroup has been 198,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. AptarGroup has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 8.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. AptarGroup, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of consumer product dispensing systems. The company operates in three segments: Beauty & Home, Closures, and Pharma. The company has a P/E ratio of 20, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates AptarGroup as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full AptarGroup Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.