The ex-dividend date for AptarGroup (NYSE:ATR) is Monday, January 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $52.15 as of 9:33 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.7%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for AptarGroup (NYSE: ATR) is Monday, January 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $52.15 as of 9:33 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%. The average volume for AptarGroup has been 211,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. AptarGroup has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. AptarGroup, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of consumer product dispensing systems. The company operates in three segments: Beauty & Home, Closures, and Pharma. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.5, above the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 19.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates AptarGroup as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full AptarGroup Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.