NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Blackbaud

(Nasdaq:

BLKB

) is tomorrow, November 23, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $27.59 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%.

The average volume for Blackbaud has been 175,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Blackbaud has a market cap of $1.27 billion and is part of the

technology

sector and

computer software & services

industry. Shares are up 6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Blackbaud, Inc. provides software and related services for nonprofit organizations worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.5, below the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 35.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Blackbaud as a

buy

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

Blackbaud Ratings Report

.

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