The ex-dividend date for Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) is tomorrow, May 8, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $28.85 as of 9:31 a.m., the dividend yield is 3.3%.
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 Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) is tomorrow, May 8, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $28.85 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.3%. The average volume for Pfizer has been 31.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pfizer has a market cap of $208.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 14.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Pfizer Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells medicines for people and animals worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Pfizer as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Pfizer Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.