Thermo Fisher Scientific Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (TMO)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO) is tomorrow, December 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $65.46 as of 2:41 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%.

The average volume for Thermo Fisher Scientific has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Thermo Fisher Scientific has a market cap of $23.33 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 44.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. provides analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software, and services for research, manufacture, analysis, discovery, and diagnostics. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Thermo Fisher Scientific 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and increase in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Thermo Fisher Scientific Ratings Report.

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