Rayonier Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (RYN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Rayonier (NYSE: RYN) is tomorrow, December 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 44 cents per share. At a price of $50.63 as of 2:41 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.5%.

The average volume for Rayonier has been 902,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rayonier has a market cap of $6.22 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 13.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Rayonier, Inc. engages in the sale and development of real estate and timberland management, as well as in the production and sale of cellulose fibers in the United States, New Zealand, and Australia. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Rayonier as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Rayonier Ratings Report.

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