Parker Hannifin Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (PH)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH) is tomorrow, May 8, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 45 cents per share. At a price of $92.64 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%.

The average volume for Parker Hannifin has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Parker Hannifin has a market cap of $13.63 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Parker Hannifin Corporation manufactures fluid power systems, electromechanical controls, and related components worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Parker Hannifin as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Parker Hannifin Ratings Report.

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