Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Hillshire Brands (NYSE: HSH) is tomorrow, February 27, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $32.56 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%. The average volume for Hillshire has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hillshire has a market cap of $4.02 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 16.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. The Hillshire Brands Company engages in the manufacture and marketing of meat-centric food solutions for the retail and foodservice markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 58.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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