NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Brookline Bancorp

(Nasdaq:

BRKL

) is tomorrow, July 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $8.70 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.8%.

The average volume for Brookline has been 497,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brookline has a market cap of $522.2 million and is part of the

financial

sector and

banking

industry. Shares are down 19.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for Brookline Bank that provides various banking products and services. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.8, equal to the average banking industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Brookline as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. 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

Brookline Ratings Report

.

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