GlaxoSmithKline Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (GSK)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) is tomorrow, February 20, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 69 cents per share. At a price of $45.94 as of 10 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.1%.

The average volume for GlaxoSmithKline has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. GlaxoSmithKline has a market cap of $115.17 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 4.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

GlaxoSmithKline plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical products, over the counter (OTC) medicines, and health-related consumer products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates GlaxoSmithKline as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full GlaxoSmithKline Ratings Report.

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