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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Computer Sciences Corporation

(NYSE:

CSC

) is tomorrow, August 31, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $32.34 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.5%.

The average volume for Computer Sciences has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Computer Sciences has a market cap of $5.07 billion and is part of the

technology

sector and

computer software & services

industry. Shares are up 37.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Computer Sciences Corporation provides information technology (IT) and professional services to governments and commercial enterprises.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Computer Sciences as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and feeble growth in its earnings per share. You can view the full

Computer Sciences Ratings Report

.

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