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Owners of West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE: WST) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $42.94 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%. The average volume for West Pharmaceutical Services has been 300,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. West Pharmaceutical Services has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the health services industry. Shares are down 12.3% 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. West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells components and systems for the packaging and delivery of injectable drugs, as well as delivery system components for the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and consumer products industries. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.99. TheStreet Ratings rates West Pharmaceutical Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full West Pharmaceutical Services Ratings Report now.