CVS Caremark Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tuesday (CVS)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) is Tuesday, January 22, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $52.27 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%.

The average volume for CVS Caremark has been 6.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CVS Caremark has a market cap of $64.53 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 7.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

CVS Caremark Corporation provides pharmacy health care services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates CVS Caremark as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full CVS Caremark Ratings Report.

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