NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE: TUP) is tomorrow, December 16, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 30 cents per share. At a price of $54.98 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%.

The average volume for Tupperware has been 664,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tupperware has a market cap of $3.14 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 15% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Tupperware Brands Corporation operates as a direct seller of various products across a range of brands and categories through an independent sales force. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3, below the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 16.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tupperware as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Tupperware Ratings Report.

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