Cooper Companies Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (COO)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Cooper Companies (NYSE: COO) is tomorrow, July 20, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 3 cents per share. At a price of $77.03 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.1%.

The average volume for Cooper Companies has been 562,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cooper Companies has a market cap of $3.69 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 9.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Cooper Companies, Inc. engages in the provision of medical devices for healthcare professionals worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.8, below the average health services industry P/E ratio of 18.3 and equal to the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cooper Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Cooper Companies Ratings Report.

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