Power Integrations Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (POWI)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI) is Monday, February 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $38.78 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.5%.

The average volume for Power Integrations has been 239,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Power Integrations has a market cap of $1.05 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 16.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Power Integrations, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary, high-voltage, analog, and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.4, below the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 30.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Power Integrations as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Power Integrations Ratings Report.

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