Timken Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (TKR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) is tomorrow, August 17, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $40.29 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.3%.

The average volume for Timken has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Timken has a market cap of $3.95 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 3.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Timken Company develops, manufactures, markets, and sells anti-friction bearings and assemblies, alloy steels, and mechanical power transmission systems. It operates through four segments: Mobile Industries, Process Industries, Aerospace and Defense, and Steel. The company has a P/E ratio of seven, below the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 7.2 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Timken as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 Timken Ratings Report.

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