NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Corn Products International (NYSE: CPO) is tomorrow, September 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $41.24 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%.

The average volume for Corn Products International has been 874,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Corn Products International has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 13.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Corn Products International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells various ingredients to food and industrial customers in North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.7, 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 robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. 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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