NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Deer Consumer Products (Nasdaq: DEER) is tomorrow, September 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $5.61 as of 9:57 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.6%. The average volume for Deer Consumer has been 184,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Deer Consumer has a market cap of $184.8 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 50.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Deer Consumer Products, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of small home and kitchen electronic appliances. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.6, equal to the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Deer Consumer as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full Deer Consumer Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.
Shares of Deer Consumer Products (Nasdaq:DEER) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $4.08 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, 28.3% above Wednesday's closing price of $3.18. Volume is at 119,644, 1.4 times the daily average of 84,200.
Shares of Deer Consumer Products (Nasdaq:DEER) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $5.07 as of 2:19 p.m. ET, 20.4% above Wednesday's closing price of $4.21. Volume is at 165,235, 1.7 times the daily average of 94,600.