NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for AptarGroup (NYSE: ATR) is Monday, November 7, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $48.59 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%.

The average volume for AptarGroup has been 234,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. AptarGroup has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 2.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 17.8, above the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 17.6 and equal to 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 solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full AptarGroup Ratings Report.

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