NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Kaman Corporation (Nasdaq: KAMN) is tomorrow, October 5, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $26 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.3%.

The average volume for Kaman has been 175,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kaman has a market cap of $733.9 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are down 9.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Kaman Corporation operates in the aerospace and industrial distribution markets. The company's Industrial Distribution segment distributes products, including bearings, mechanical and electrical power transmission, fluid power, motion control, and materials handling components. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.7, equal to the average aerospace/defense industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Kaman as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Kaman Ratings Report.

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