The ex-dividend date for AptarGroup (NYSE:ATR) is tomorrow, April 24, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $54.15 as of 9:34 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.6%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for AptarGroup (NYSE: ATR) is tomorrow, April 24, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $54.15 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%. The average volume for AptarGroup has been 213,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. AptarGroup has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 5.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. AptarGroup, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of consumer product dispensing systems in North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. The company operates in three segments: Beauty + Home, Pharma, and Food + Beverage. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.6, above the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 20.4 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 revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full AptarGroup Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.