Weyerhaeuser Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (WY)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Weyerhaeuser (NYSE: WY) is tomorrow, February 27, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $29.12 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.3%.

The average volume for Weyerhaeuser has been 4.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Weyerhaeuser has a market cap of $16.18 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 6.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Weyerhaeuser Company, a forest products company, grows and harvests trees, builds homes, and manufactures forest products worldwide. It grows and harvests trees for use as lumber, other wood and building products, and pulp and paper. The company has a P/E ratio of 41.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Weyerhaeuser 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, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Weyerhaeuser Ratings Report.

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