Perrigo Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (PRGO)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO) is tomorrow, November 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $103.02 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.4%.

The average volume for Perrigo has been 649,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Perrigo has a market cap of $9.59 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 6.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Perrigo Company, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and generic prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals, infant formulas, nutritional products, and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Perrigo 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, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Perrigo Ratings Report.

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