NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for RPM International Inc (NYSE: RPM) is tomorrow, October 13, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $21.14 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.1%.

The average volume for RPM International has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. RPM International has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 5.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

RPM International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and sells various specialty chemical products to industrial and consumer markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.7, equal to the average chemicals industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates RPM International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full RPM International Ratings Report.

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