NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The following stocks go ex-dividend Tuesday, meaning an investor must purchase the shares Monday to qualify for the next dividend payment: Philip Morris International ( PM), ProAssurance ( PRA), Kaydon ( KDN), Cypress Semiconductor ( CY) and Cohen & Steers ( CNS). Each of the stocks received a buy rating from TheStreet Ratings.
Philip Morris International Regarding the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act, "PM is already pursuing arbitration under the Hong Kong-Australia Bilateral Investment Treaty and is waiting for the selection of a third member of the arbitration panel," Jefferies analysts said in a March 19 report. "The major global tobacco companies are also pursuing domestic legal challenges against the law." Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 3.6% Rated "B (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's fourth-quarter gross profit margin was basically the same as it was a year ago. Philip Morris International has very weak liquidity. Its Quick Ratio is 0.39, which demonstrates a lack of ability to meet its short-term cash needs. In the fourth quarter, stockholders' net worth decreased 93.46% from the prior year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $112.74.