Ex-Dividend Alert: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: MKSI, GPI, AEM

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Tomorrow, Thursday, August 28, 2014, 44 U.S. common stocks are scheduled to go ex-dividend. The dividend yields on these stocks range from 0.3% to 8.4%. All of these stocks can be found on our stocks going ex-dividend section of our dividend calendar.

Highlighted Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow:

MKS Instruments

Owners of MKS Instruments (NASDAQ: MKSI) shares, as of market close today, will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $33.25 as of 9:40 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%.

The average volume for MKS Instruments has been 276,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. MKS Instruments has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the electronics industry. Shares are up 11.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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MKS Instruments, Inc. operates as a provider of instruments, subsystems, and process control solutions that measure, control, power, monitor, and analyze critical parameters of manufacturing processes in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.46.

TheStreet Ratings rates MKS Instruments as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels and compelling growth in net income. 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 MKS Instruments Ratings Report now.

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