) -- The ex-dividend date for

Brink's Company



) is Monday, January 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $28.25 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%.

The average volume for Brink's has been 260,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brink's has a market cap of $1.31 billion and is part of the


sector and

diversified services

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

The Brink's Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides secure transportation, cash logistics, and other security-related services to banks and financial institutions, retailers, government agencies, mints, jewelers, and other commercial operations worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.3, above the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 17.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Brink's as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

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