Archer-Daniels Midland Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (ADM)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Archer-Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) is tomorrow, February 15, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 19 cents per share. At a price of $31.04 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.5%.

The average volume for Archer-Daniels Midland has been 4.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Archer-Daniels Midland has a market cap of $20.29 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 12.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company manufactures and sells protein meal, vegetable oil, corn sweeteners, flour, biodiesel, ethanol, and other value-added food and feed ingredients. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Archer-Daniels Midland 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, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Archer-Daniels Midland Ratings Report.

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