NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Brasil Telecom SA ADS Pfd Shs Sponsored Ame

(NYSE:

BTM

) is tomorrow, April 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 53 cents per share. At a price of $29.41 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The average volume for Brasil Telecom SA ADS Pfd Shs Sponsored Ame has been 259,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brasil Telecom SA ADS Pfd Shs Sponsored Ame has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the

technology

sector and

telecommunications

industry. Shares are up 33.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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Brasil Telecom S.A., through its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications services for residential customers and governmental agencies, as well as small, medium, and large companies in Brazil.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Brasil Telecom SA ADS Pfd Shs Sponsored Ame as a

hold

. 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 and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full

Brasil Telecom SA ADS Pfd Shs Sponsored Ame Ratings Report

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