NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Newell Rubbermaid Inc (NYSE: NWL) is Monday, November 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $14.27 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%. The average volume for Newell Rubbermaid has been 4.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Newell Rubbermaid has a market cap of $4.25 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 21.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Newell Rubbermaid Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, packages, and distributes consumer and commercial products. It operates in three segments: Home and Family; Office Products; and Tools, Hardware, and Commercial Products. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.4, below the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 37.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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