NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Eaton Vance Corporation

(NYSE:

EV

) is tomorrow, April 26, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 19 cents per share. At a price of $26.53 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%.

The average volume for Eaton Vance has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Eaton Vance has a market cap of $2.99 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

financial services

industry. Shares are up 11% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 14, 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

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full

Eaton Vance Ratings Report

.

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