Owners of Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 26 cents per share. At a price of $98.78 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%. The average volume for Alliant Techsystems has been 324,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alliant Techsystems has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 58.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. Alliant Techsystems Inc. engages in the provision of aerospace, defense, and commercial products to the U.S. government, allied nations, and prime contractors. The company also supplies ammunition and related accessories to law enforcement agencies and commercial customers. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.06. TheStreet Ratings rates Alliant Techsystems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Alliant Techsystems Ratings Report now.