NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) is tomorrow, November 17, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $25.90 as of 9:47 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%.

The average volume for FLIR Systems has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. FLIR Systems has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are down 12.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets thermal imaging systems worldwide. The company operates through two divisions, Commercial Systems and Government Systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 20, equal to the average aerospace/defense industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates FLIR Systems as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, premium valuation and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full FLIR Systems Ratings Report.

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