Twin Disc Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (TWIN)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Twin Disc (Nasdaq: TWIN) is tomorrow, May 9, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $20.39 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The average volume for Twin Disc has been 170,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Twin Disc has a market cap of $232.6 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 44% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Twin Disc, Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of marine and heavy duty off-highway power transmission equipment. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.2, equal to the average industrial industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Twin Disc as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Twin Disc Ratings Report.

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