Precision Castparts Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (PCP)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Precision Castparts (NYSE: PCP) is tomorrow, December 5, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 3 cents per share. At a price of $181.15 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.1%.

The average volume for Precision Castparts has been 703,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Precision Castparts has a market cap of $26.69 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 11.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Precision Castparts Corp. manufactures and sells metal components and products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Precision Castparts 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Precision Castparts Ratings Report.

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