The ex-dividend date for Cameco (NYSE:CCJ) is tomorrow, June 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $20.59 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.9%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Cameco (NYSE: CCJ) is tomorrow, June 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $20.59 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%. The average volume for Cameco has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cameco has a market cap of $8.42 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 15.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Cameco Corporation operates as a uranium producer, supplier of conversion services, and fuel manufacturer. The company's Uranium segment is involved in the exploration for, mining, milling, purchase, and sale of uranium concentrate. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.2, equal to the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Cameco as a hold. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Cameco Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.