Rockwell Automation Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (ROK)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Rockwell Automation Incorporated (NYSE: ROK) is tomorrow, November 8, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 47 cents per share. At a price of $77.60 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.4%.

The average volume for Rockwell Automation has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Rockwell Automation has a market cap of $11.01 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 6.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation power, control, and information solutions. It operates in two segments, Architecture and Software, and Control Products and Solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Rockwell Automation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Rockwell Automation Ratings Report.

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