NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) is tomorrow, January 18, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 53 cents per share. At a price of $66.10 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.2%. The average volume for Procter & Gamble has been 9.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Procter & Gamble has a market cap of $181.06 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 1.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. The Procter & Gamble Company provides consumer packaged goods in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Procter & Gamble as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Procter & Gamble Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.