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 Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) is tomorrow, February 27, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $22.20 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%. The average volume for Tyson has been 4.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Tyson has a market cap of $6.77 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 22.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production, distribution, and marketing of chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods, and related allied products worldwide. It operates in four segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Prepared Foods. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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