Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Agnico-Eagle Mines (NYSE: AEM) is tomorrow, August 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $47.10 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%. The average volume for Agnico-Eagle Mines has been two million shares per day over the past 30 days. Agnico-Eagle Mines has a market cap of $8.02 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 29.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, and production of mineral properties in Canada, Finland, and Mexico. It primarily explores for gold, as well as silver, copper, zinc, and lead.
TheStreet Ratings rates Agnico-Eagle Mines as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and deteriorating net income. You can view the full Agnico-Eagle Mines Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.