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 Medicis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NYSE: MRX) is tomorrow, September 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 $43.34 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%. The average volume for Medicis has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Medicis has a market cap of $2.59 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 30.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company, engages in the development and marketing of various products for the treatment of dermatological and aesthetic conditions in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 43, above the average drugs industry P/E ratio of 28.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
- ACTIVE STOCK TRADERS: Get full access to Jim Cramer's thoughts for less than $3/week - sometimes before he says them on TV! Start with a 14-Day Free Trial.