The ex-dividend date for KBR (NYSE:KBR) is tomorrow, March 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $35.87 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.6%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for KBR (NYSE: KBR) is tomorrow, March 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $35.87 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.6%. The average volume for KBR has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KBR has a market cap of $4.74 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 29.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. KBR, Inc. operates as an engineering, construction, and services company worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.3, above the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 10.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates KBR 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, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full KBR Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.