NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Bank of Montreal

(NYSE:

BMO

) is tomorrow, July 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 72 cents per share. At a price of $64.61 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.4%.

The average volume for Bank of Montreal has been 937,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bank of Montreal has a market cap of $41.6 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

banking

industry. Shares are up 12.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Bank of Montreal, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of retail banking, wealth management, and investment banking products and solutions in North America and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.3, below the average banking industry P/E ratio of 12.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Bank of Montreal as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and good cash flow from operations. 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

Bank of Montreal Ratings Report

.

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