The ex-dividend date for KBR (NYSE:KBR) is Monday, December 10, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $28.37 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.7%.
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 KBR (NYSE: KBR) is Monday, December 10, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $28.37 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%. The average volume for KBR has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KBR has a market cap of $4.14 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 1.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. KBR, Inc. operates as an engineering, construction, and services company worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates KBR as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full KBR Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. Holiday Special: Subscribe to Action Alerts PLUS to see how Jim Cramer trades his $2.5 Million+ portfolio for 51% off the list price. Your first 14-days are FREE: Sign up today to get e-mail alerts before every trade.