NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Chubb

(NYSE:

CB

) is tomorrow, December 21, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 39 cents per share. At a price of $67.61 as of 9:40 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.3%.

The average volume for Chubb has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Chubb has a market cap of $18.74 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

industry. Shares are up 11.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Chubb Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance to businesses and individuals. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.9, equal to the average insurance industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Chubb as a

buy

. 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, attractive valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full

Chubb Ratings Report

.

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