Owners of Hillshire Brands (NYSE: HSH) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 18 cents per share. At a price of $32.26 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%. The average volume for Hillshire Brands has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hillshire Brands has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. Shares are up 15.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. 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 21.68. TheStreet Ratings rates Hillshire Brands as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and poor profit margins. You can view the full Hillshire Brands Ratings Report now.