A Schulman Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (SHLM)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for A Schulman (Nasdaq: SHLM) is tomorrow, January 18, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $22.30 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3%.

The average volume for A Schulman has been 219,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. A Schulman has a market cap of $655.7 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 5.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

A. Schulman, Inc. supplies plastic compounds and resins for packaging, consumer products, industrial, and automotive applications. The company has a P/E ratio of 15, equal to the average chemicals industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates A Schulman as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full A Schulman Ratings Report.

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