) -- The ex-dividend date for

Eaton Vance Corporation



) is tomorrow, January 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 19 cents per share. At a price of $26.74 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%.

The average volume for Eaton Vance has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Eaton Vance has a market cap of $3.06 billion and is part of the


sector and

financial services

industry. Shares are up 12.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Eaton Vance Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in the creation, marketing, and management of investment funds in the United States. It also provides investment management and counseling services to institutions and individuals. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2, equal to the average financial services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Eaton Vance as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

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