Lockheed Martin Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (LMT)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) is tomorrow, February 27, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of $1.15 per share. At a price of $88.08 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.2%.

The average volume for Lockheed Martin has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lockheed Martin has a market cap of $28.51 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are down 4.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Lockheed Martin Corporation engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, operation, and sustainment of advanced technology systems and products in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Lockheed Martin as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its respectable return on equity which we feel is likely to continue. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Lockheed Martin Ratings Report.

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