Tyco International Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (TYC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Tyco International (NYSE: TYC) is tomorrow, October 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $28.18 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%.

The average volume for Tyco International has been 5.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Tyco International has a market cap of $12.91 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 9.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Tyco Security Solutions, Tyco Fire Protection, and Tyco Flow Control. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.1, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Tyco International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Tyco International Ratings Report.

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