NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones

(NYSE:

BLX

) is tomorrow, January 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $18.92 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.2%.

The average volume for Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones has been 118,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones has a market cap of $531.2 million and is part of the

financial

sector and

banking

industry. Shares are up 17.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides trade financing to commercial banks, middle-market companies, and corporations primarily in Latin America. The company operates through three divisions: Commercial, Treasury, and Asset Management. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.5, equal to the average banking industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. You can view the full

Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones Ratings Report

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