Chubb Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (CB)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Chubb (NYSE: CB) is tomorrow, December 19, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 41 cents per share. At a price of $76.73 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%.

The average volume for Chubb has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Chubb has a market cap of $19.94 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 10% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Chubb Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance to businesses and individuals. It offers personal insurance products, such as automobile, homeowners, and other personal coverage products, as well as supplemental accident and health insurance products. The company has a P/E ratio of 11, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Chubb as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Chubb Ratings Report.

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