The ex-dividend date for KBR (NYSE:KBR) is tomorrow, September 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $29.62 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.7%.
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 KBR (NYSE: KBR) is tomorrow, September 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $29.62 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%. The average volume for KBR has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KBR has a market cap of $4.32 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 5.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. KBR, Inc. operates as an engineering, construction, and services company worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates KBR as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full KBR Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. FREE from Real Money's Jim Cramer: Winners and Losers Election 2012 - Steps to take NOW so you can profit no matter who is in charge! Free download now.