The ex-dividend date for Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) is tomorrow, September 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $38.56 as of 10 a.m., the dividend yield is 1%.
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 Agilent Technologies (NYSE: A) is tomorrow, September 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $38.56 as of 10 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%. The average volume for Agilent has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Agilent has a market cap of $13.35 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 9.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences, and chemical analysis industries worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4, equal to the average electronics industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Agilent as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Agilent 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.