NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Gulf Island Fabrication (Nasdaq: GIFI) is tomorrow, November 9, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $29.47 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%.

The average volume for Gulf Island Fabrication has been 103,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gulf Island Fabrication has a market cap of $417.4 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 3.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. operates as a fabricator of offshore drilling and production platforms, hull and deck sections of floating production platforms, and other specialized structures used in the development and production of offshore oil and gas reserves.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Gulf Island Fabrication as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Gulf Island Fabrication Ratings Report.

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